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New online reference works

The USF Libraries have acquired the following online reference works, with unlimited access for our faculty, staff, and students, from the publisher, John Wiley & Sons. I’ve put in the links to the record in the catalog. You will then find the link to the full-text. You can also find them in our Databases tool, MetaLib, searching by Subject.

Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology
http://usf.catalog.fcla.edu/sf.jsp?Ntt=SF001787575&Ntk=Number&Nty=1&N=24&I=0&V=D

Written by prominent scholars from industry, academia, and research institutions, Kirk-Othmer is an important resource in chemistry and chemical engineering that presents a wide scope of articles on chemical substances—including their properties, manufacturing, and uses. It also focuses on industrial processes and unit operations in chemical engineering, as well as covering fundamentals and scientific subjects related to the field. Environmental and health issues concerning chemical technology are covered. Over 10% of the content is updated annually yet previous versions of revised articles are archived. Contains over 1,000 articles with more than 600 new or updated. Monthly updates keep the online version current and relevant for today’s chemistry and chemical engineering.

Handbook of Psychology
http://usf.catalog.fcla.edu/sf.jsp?Ntt=SF001790447&Ntk=Number&Nty=1&N=24&I=0&V=D

This resource covers every aspect of the discipline of psychology, from the established theories to the most modern research and developments. It addresses every major area of study, research, and practice in the ever-burgeoning discipline of psychology. Leading national and international scholars have collaborated under the guidance of editor-in-chief, Irving B. Weiner, USF, in order to cover the broad scope of psychological science and practice. Chapters include the History of Psychology, Research Methods, Biological and Experimental Psychology, Educational Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Health Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology, Assessment and Developmental Psychology and more. Features include a dynamic table of contents and subject index that allows one to link directly to needed information, abstracts that summarize each chapter, basic and advanced search options, and the ability to set preferences for viewing materials. Sections of chapters can be easily downloaded and printed.

Encyclopedia of Bioterrorism Defense

http://usf.catalog.fcla.edu/sf.jsp?Ntt=SF001787582&Ntk=Number&Nty=1&N=24&I=0&V=D

With a focus on currency, this work comprehensively covers the field of bioterrorism. Surveys the most recent developments in biodefense infrastructure, biotechnology, bioterrorism agents, preparedness, threats, threat analysis, and legislation. Relevant biological warfare events are included with a thorough analysis. Includes detailed coverage of such topics as: biotechnology and bioterrorism, bioterrorist attack—stages & aftermath, detection of agents, and psychological & social after effects. Includes related areas of science, technology, medicine, politics, law, and history. Supplies essential information for scientists, researchers, physicians, health care professionals, policymakers, historians, journalists, and students.

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics
http://usf.catalog.fcla.edu/sf.jsp?Ntt=SF001787609&Ntk=Number&Nty=1&N=24&I=0&V=D

This resource brings together in an online reference work the fields of genetics, genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics. The focus is on studies based on the human and mouse genomes, important model eukaryotes, and pathogenic bacteria. One can easily browse the contents or search for a specific term. Articles appear in HTML or PDF with a bibliographic citation, along with DOI. Tables and figures are in color.

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