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License Begins: 
January 1, 2018
License Ends: 
December 31, 2018

Not current as of 18/19 - provided through CRKN

BIOSIS Previews offers comprehensive and relevant coverage for life sciences and biomedical research from journals, meetings, books, and patents. It combines journal content from Biological Abstracts with supplemental, non-journal content from Biological Abstracts /RRM® (Reports, Reviews, Meetings).

Every item included has met the high standards of an objective evaluation process that eliminates clutter and excess and delivers data that is accurate, meaningful and timely. BIOSIS Previews includes 5,000 journals, as well as non-journal literature, with over with over 18 million records going back to 1926 – and with 500,000 new records added annually.

BIOSIS Previews is accessed via the ISI Web of Knowledge platform which means simultaneously searching all other ISI Web of Knowledge resources your institution subscribes to, in order to take advantage of their powerful tools, such as cited reference searching.

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Multi-Year Contract: 
Monday, December 31, 2018
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BIOSIS Previews

  • University of Alberta (1969-)
  • University of British Columbia (1969-)
  • University of Calgary (1980-)
  • BIOSIS Archive

  • University of Alberta (1926-1968)