Scientific Communication

Utilizing 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

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States

National Academies Press: A Framework for K-12 Science Education