NEW Resource: McGraw-Hill’s AccessScience

McGraw-Hill’s AccessScience 2.0 is a redesign of an online science platform, featuring searchable content from McGraw-Hill’s Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 10th Edition. The new generation of AccessScience gathers and synthesizes scientific information, and organizes it to give patrons quick access to over 20 major areas of science and technology.

This resource features:

  • Over 8,500 online articles the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology 10th edition
  • Research Updates from the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks of Science & Technology
  • 110,000+ definitions from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms
  • 15,000 illustrations and graphics, and bibliographies containing more than 28,000 literature citations
  • Content contributed by more than 5000 researchers, including 36 Nobel Prize winners
  • Biographies of more than 2,000 well-known scientists from the Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography®
  • The latest news in science and technology from Science News® and ScienCentral® videos
  • Added illustrations, animations, and image galleries
  • Questions answered in a weekly Q&A

AccessScience also uses RSS feeds, Flash® animations, image galleries, podcasts, videos, and more, with an enhanced search engine to access this wide range of information.

For Students

  • Data, tables and tools linked directly from topic home pages
  • Essay topics to guide research and reports

For Educators

  • High quality images and illustrations, downloadable to use in PowerPoint presentations
  • Study Center offers curriculum-oriented tools, Flash tutorials, and study guides

UVM Libraries are pleased to add AccessScience to its collections.

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