Coverage Dates: 1980 - 2013
Archival Access only. MERLIN ended its subscription to Biological Abstracts in 2013. An alternative is BIOSIS (via Web of Science).
Comprehensive coverage of worldwide journal literature in the life sciences as well as some coverage of international reviews, reports, meetings and books. Covers biological and medical research findings, clinical studies and discoveries of new organisms. Nearly 6,500 international journals are monitored representing the disciplines of agriculture, biochemistry, biotechnology, ecology, immunology, microbiology, neuroscience, pharmacology, public health, and toxicology. Over 95% of the records included in the database from 1985 contain abstracts.