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Science Independent Research Study (SIRS): SIRS Resources

Databases, web resources and citation information that will hep you with your SIRS project.

Science & Medical Resources



JURN is a search tool which helps you find free academic articles and books (similar to Google Scholar except all content is free, as opposed to free content and citations to articles behind pay walls).

Science Resources on the Web

*This is by no means an exhaustive list of online science resources but rather a place to get started.*

Link to SIRS Google Site

Microsoft Academic

Highly relevant search results from continually refreshed and

extensive academic content from over 120 million publications."

Home Access to Databases

All GBS Library databases and e-books are accessible from home with your GBS Username & Password. 

If you see the screen shown below, use your GBS username (ID number only) and password to log in. Use the same username & password you use to log into all other GBS resources (Power School, library lab computers, etc):

If you don't see this screen but are still asked for a username and password:

Click HERE** to access the old-school password list and use the passwords on the list to log in.

If you are having login trouble, please let the Library know by filling out this brief Login Problems Form  so we can fix it.

**You will have to be logged into your GBS Google Apps account to access the document.


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