Nature Publishing Group (NPG) publishes a portfolio of journals including Nature (founded in 1869) the leading weekly, international scientific journal. It is ranked the world's most cited interdisciplinary science journal according to the 2010 Journal Citation Reports Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2011). Its Impact Factor is 36.101.
Nature Publishing Group (NPG) publishes a portfolio of journals including Nature (founded in 1869) the leading weekly, international scientific journal. It is ranked the world's most cited interdisciplinary science journal according to the 2010 Journal Citation Reports Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2011). Its Impact Factor is 36.101. Publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology, Nature also provides rapid, authoritative, insightful and arresting news and interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public.
The Nature Archive collection features some of the most important developments in the history of science. These include articles on the discovery of nuclear fission, the structure of DNA, the birth of Dolly the sheep, and many more. All of the Archive is available online and is fully searchable.
NPG also publishes the Nature research journals and Nature Reviews journals, including 8 clinical research reviews titles plus a range of prestigious academic journals including society-owned publications.
Newer titles in the portfolio include:
Nature Chemistry - launched in April 2009, Nature Chemistry is a monthly journal dedicated to publishing high-quality papers that describe the most significant and cutting-edge research in all areas of chemistry. The journal received its first Impact Factor of 17.927* in the 2010 Journal Citation Reports, placing it number 1 among all primary research journals in the multidisciplinary chemistry category.
Nature Communications – launched in 2010, the journal is interdisciplinary and dedicated to publishing high-quality research in all areas of the biological, physical and chemical sciences. Nature Communications is the first online-only Nature-branded journal. Authors are able to publish their work either via the traditional subscription route, or as open access through payment of an article processing charge (APC).
Nature Climate Change - launched in April 2011, Nature Climate Change provides a mix of primary research articles with commentary, news, policy and analysis across the physical and social sciences. Published monthly, the journal is dedicated to publishing the most significant and cutting-edge research on the impacts of global climate change and its implications for the economy, policy and the world at large.
In 2012, NPG has expanded its portfolio with the addition of 3 society publications: Pediatric Research – published on behalf of the International Pediatric Research Foundation, Genetics in Medicine – official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics, and BoneKEy Reports, a new online journal providing coverage of the field of bone and mineral metabolism, and published on behalf of the International Bone and Mineral Society (IBMS).
Available for institutional customers on nature.com from October 2009, Scientific American, (first published in 1845) is the oldest continuously published magazine in the United States. Today Scientific American has a world-wide audience and continues to publish the latest and best in scientific research, and is the leading source and authority for science, technology information and policy for a general audience.
Now fully digitized, the Scientific American Archive is available for purchase as 4 collections, that span the period from 1845 – 2005. Access is available via site license, and collections can be bought together or individually to suit your needs.
Search guides to nature.com, the Home Page of Nature journal, and search within article can be found here:
The JSTOR Archive features the complete back runs of over 1000 scholarly journals across over forty disciplines. Presently, JSTOR offers access to twelve multidisciplinary collections; the thirteenth collection will be released in June 2012.
CAB was founded as a bibliographic database and abstracting service of agriculture in 1932, its present name is Centre of Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI). Subjects covered include agriculture, animal and veterinary sciences, and related topics of biology, economics, commerce, and legislation. Online coverage is from 1973 to the present, the number of records is more than 6.3 million, records added annually is more than 300 000.
With over a third of a million full-text works of poetry, prose and drama in English, together with the definitive online criticism and reference library, Literature Online is the world’s largest cross-searchable database of literature and criticism. LION database can be accessed within the framework of TÁMOP 4.2.5 application won by Educatio Public Services Non-profit LLC, by institutes applying for it.