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Web of Science
Multidisciplinary database of high-impact journals; it focuses on science, but includes some content in social sciences and humanities.
Indexes earth science resources, some back to the 18th century; indexes most US Geological Survey publications.
EV includes engineering literature from a range of trusted sources: scholarly journals, trade publications, patents, government reports, reference books and conference proceedings.
Covers the world's agricultural literature, including plant and animal sciences, forestry, soil and water resources, and earth and environmental sciences.
Comprehensive source for health science information, including public and environmental health.
A user-friendly interface for working with US census data
An easy interface for viewing and mapping US census data
From the EPA: provides geospatial data, easy-to-use tools, and other resources related to ecosystem services, their stressors, and human health.
An entry point for multiple international statistics databases
Other data sources
A searchable list of other data sources that are subscribed to by Duke University Libraries or open access