Scientific CommunicationUtilizing the Scientific Literature

by Anne E. Egger, Ph.D., Anthony Carpi, Ph.D.

Further Exploration

Ranking and mapping scientific journals

Explore how scientists within different disciplines cite each other, and the most commonly cited journals in many different disciplines.

Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.


Vannevar Bush
Vannevar Bush


Letters on sunspots

Galileo (1613) – Original text and pictures from this classic work.

As we may think

Vannevar Bush (1945) – Original essay published in The Atlantic Monthly, July, 1945.

News & Events

Grants Boost Access to Scientific Literature

Science and Development Network


The proliferation of scientific literature: A natural process

Open access and global participation in science

Science... has provided a record of ideas and has enabled man to manipulate and to make extracts from that record so that knowledge evolves and endures throughout the life of a race rather than that of an individual.
- Vannevar Bush