Biotechnology & the Law: Scientific & Technical Information

This section of the Biotechnology & the Law guide identifies and describes online articles, news, and other information sources for biotechnology, agriculture, healthcare, intellectual property, pharmaceuticals, and related topics and industries.

Note: Many of the databases described in this guide require individual users to have passwords or IDs (LexisNexis and Westlaw) or are UW Restricted.

Biotechnology Online Resources - Combined Full-Text Databases

Source

LexisNexis

Westlaw

ASAPII Group File. Covers health, trade and industry, and includes popular magazines.

NEWS;ASAPII (1983)

Biotechnology Stories. Trade and industry news.

MARKET;BIONWS

Combs Biotechnology Directory. Business and product information from Asia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Germany, Australia, India.

BUSREF;BIODIR (HGKBIO, TWNBIO, GRMBIO, ASTBIO, INDBIO)

Gale Newsletter Database. Covers 650 business & industry newsletters, including biotechnology.

MARKET;IACNWS (1991)

GALE-NEWS (1988) (specific coverage varies); GALE-NEWS-C (current full year).

Health and Wellness Database. Consumer and professional journals (70% full-text); consumer pamphlets (all full-text). Also on UW Libraries Research Databases

HWD (coverage varies. Generally 1989)

Health News. Articles from hundreds of newsletters and journals (including many listed individually elsewhere in this handout). Includes biotechnology.

HTHNEWS (1984)

Healthcare Industry Multibase. Newspaper and magazine articles.

HEALTH-WNPRO (1984)

IAC Biotechnology. Biotechnology newsletters.

NEWS;IACBI (1994)

Intellectual property law reviews and texts.

LAWREV;IPLR (coverage varies)

IP-TP (coverage varies)

Legal newsletters on many topics (including medicine and intellectual property).

LEGNEW; NWLTRS (coverage varies)

LEGNEWSL (coverage varies)

McGraw-Hill Publications Online. Business and industry newsletters.

MH-PUBS (1985)

MH-PUBS-C (most recent 12-24 mos.)

Pharmaceutical News Index. Includes blue, pink, rose, gray, gold, green and beige sheets.

PNI (12/1975)

PNI-C (most current year)

PROMT (Overview of Market and Technology). Company, product, industry, technologies information. 1000 sources, 60% full-text.

MARKET;PROMT (1985)

PROMT (1972); PROMT-C (current full year)

Science and Technology News. Articles from newspapers, magazines, journals, newsletters, transcripts, and wires.

TECNEWS (1983)

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Biotechnology Online Resources - Indexes

Source

LexisNexis

Westlaw

ABI Inform. Business periodicals. Some full text. Available on UW Libraries Research Databases..

ABI-INFORM (8/1971)

BioBusiness. Worldwide coverage of applications of biological and medical research. Indexes articles from about 500 technical and business journals, proceedings; also indexes selected books.

BIOBUS (1985)

BIOSIS Previews. Covers biological and biomedical sciences in 9000 journals and books.

BIOSIS (1969)

BIOSIS93 (1993)

Cambridge Scientific Abstracts Biological Sciences Database. Covers biotechnology.

SCITEC;BIOSCI (1992)

Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology Abstracts. Covers about 400 journals. International. Also includes environmental protection.

CHEMENGABS (1971)

Current Biotechnology Abstracts. Updated monthly.

CB-ABS (4/1983)

Derwent Biotechnology Abstracts. Includes information on patents.

BIOTECH-ABS (1982)

Diogenes. Industry and FDA information.

DIOGENES (1976)

Drugs & Pharmacology. Contains abstracts of drugs and pharmacology literature, including effects and use of drugs and potential drugs, clinical and experimental aspects of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, and side and adverse effects. Available on UW Libraries Research Databases.

EMBASE. Indexes 35,000 journals worldwide in medicine and related fields.

EMBASE (1974)

EMBASE85 (1985)

EMBASE-C (most recent 12-14 mos.)

FOODLINE: Food Science and Technology. Worldwide coverage. Updated twice weekly.

FOOD-SCI (1972)

International Pharmaceutical Abstracts. Provides worldwide coverage of pharmaceutical science and health related literature including drug therapy, toxicity, and pharmacy practice as well as legislation, regulation, technology, utilization, biopharmaceutics, information processing, education, economics, and ethics as related to pharmaceutical science and practice. Available on UW Libraries Research Databases.

IPA (1970)

MEDLINE. Indexes articles from more than 3500 journals worldwide. Coverage includes anatomy, organisms, diseases, chemicals and drugs, techniques and equipment, psychiatry and psychology, nutrition, environmental health, biological sciences, physical sciences, social sciences and education, technology, agriculture, food, industry, humanities, information science and communications, and health care. Available on UW Libraries Research Databases.

MEDLNE;MEDLNE (and other files)

MEDLINE

SciSearch: international and multi disciplinary; can be used to "shepardize" articles. Available on UW Libraries Research Databases as Social Science Citation Index.

SCISEARCH (1990)

Trade & Industry. Covers industries, including biotech industry, some full-text articles.

TRD&IND (1981)

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Biotechnology Online Resources - Newsletters
and Other Current Awareness Tools

Source

LexisNexis

Westlaw

Applied & Environmental Microbiology. Abstracts of monthly academic journal.

APENVMICRO (1997)

BBI Newsletter. Pharmaceutical and biomedical industry coverage.

BBINEWSL (9/1989)

Applied Genetics News. Comprehensive coverage of biotechnology business and issues.

GENMED;APPGEN (1994)

APGEN (11/1991)

BioAccess. Reports on companies making medical diagnosis products. Monthly.

MARKET;IACMH

BIOACCESS (10/1991)

BioCycle

BUSFIN;ABI

BIOCYCLE (1/1992)

Biomedical Market Newsletter. Biotech, FDA activities, medical devices, monthly.

MARKET;IACMH (1994)

BIOMEDMK (9/1991)

Biomedical Materials. Medical applications for polymers and fibers. Monthly.

MARKET;IACNWS (1991)

BioPharm. Health business and trade periodicals, including biotechnology.

BIOPHARM (11/1994)

Biotech Business. Biotech products and companies, biotech licensing. Monthly.

NEWS;BIOTU (11/1996)

BIOTECHB (12/1991 and 1/1993)

Biotech Equipment Update: monthly.

MARKET;BIOEQ (11/1996)

BIOTECHEQ (10/1993)

BioTech Financial Reports

MARKET;BIOFIN (11/1996)

BIOTECHFR (6/1994)

Biotech Patent News

MARKET;IACNWS (1/1991)

BIOTECHPAT (10/1991)

Biotech Week

MARKET;RDSB&I (11/1991)

BIOTECHWK (2000)

Biotechnology Newswatch: scientific, commercial & government developments, bi-weekly.

HEALTH;BIOTEC (5/1981)

BIOTECHNW (9/1986)

Bio World Today

MARKET;IACBI (1994)

BIOWTDY (9/1994)

BT Catalyst. Biotechnology in N.C. 10 times/year.

MARKET;IACNWS (1991)

BTCAT (9/1991)

Chemical Regulation Reporter (BNA): EPA enforcement of the Toxic Substances Control Act & FIFRA.

BNA;CHEMRG (1982)

BNA-CHEM (1/1986)

Drugs of the Future. Product information.

DRUGFUT (1990)

Gene Therapy Weekly. Gene therapy and other biotechnologies.

MARKET;IACNWS (1/1995)

GENT (6/1996)

Genetic Engineering News: includes other biotechnology, biweekly.

MARKET;PROMT (9/1989)

GENENGN (1/1994)

Genetics

GENETICS (1997)

Genomics and Genetics Weekly

MARKET;NEWSRX (9/2001)

GENOMICS (2000)

Life Sciences & Biotechnology Update: monthly.

MARKET;IACNWS (4/1995)

LSBTU (4/1995)

Marketletter: biotech and pharmaceutical industries.

MARKET;IACNWS (1992)

MKTLTR (1/1992)

Medical Textiles: monthly.

MARKET;IACNWS (1991)

MEDTEXT (10/1991)

Membrane & Separation Technology News: monthly.

MARKET;IACNWS (3/1989)

MSTECH (11/1991)

Nature Biotechnology. Monthly trade magazine. Abstracts.

MARKET;PROMT (4/1996)

BIOTECHGY (1994)

Resource. Bimonthly business magazine on trends in technology. (Selected coverage.)

RESOURCE (1997)

Worldwide Biotech: covers pharmaceutical companies internationally, monthly.

MARKET;IACNWS (1991)

WWBIOTECH (12/1991)

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Agriculture - Newsletters & Current Awareness Tools

Source

LexisNexis

Westlaw

AgExporter. Focus on food and agriculture exporting. Publication of USDA. Monthly.

NEWS;ASAPII (1991)

AGEXPTR (1994)

Agra Europe: Europe and worldwide, weekly.

NEWS;ASAPII (1990)

AGRAEURO (1994)

Agra Food East Europe

MARKET;PROMT (3/1992)

EEUAG (1995)

Agri Finance

BUSFIN;BIS (8/1985)

Agri Service International: biweekly.

NEWS;EURASI (10/92)

Agricultural Chemical News. Non US news.

NEWS;GNW (2/1998)

Agricultural News. Articles from newspapers magazines, journals, newsletters, transcripts, wires.

AGRINEWS (1984)

Agricultural Research. Monthly publication of USDA.

NEWS;ASAPII (1991)

AGRESEARCH (3/1994)

Agriculture Industry News.

WNS-AG

Chilton’s Food Engineering. Monthly.

CHILTNFE (3/1994)

Crop Science

CROPSCI (1997)

Dairy Farmer

DRFR (1996)

Dairy Foods Magazine

NEWS;SYFOOD (1989)

Dairy Industry International

NEWS;ASAPII (1990)

DAIRYINTL (1994)

Dairy Markets Weekly

MARKET;PROMT (2/1991)

DAIRYMKTW (1994)

Europe Agri. Daily newspaper covering agriculture in European Union.

NEWS;RDSB&I (1999)

Farm Chemicals: agriculture, pesticides, fertilizers, monthly.

MARKET;PROMT (12/1987)

FARMCHEM (1994)

Feedstuffs: agriculture, grains and feeds, weekly.

MARKET;PROMT (12/1987)

FEEDSTFS (1994)

Food Chemical News: weekly.

MARKET;IACNWS (1/1991)

FOODCHEMN (10/1991)

Food Labeling News: labeling, packaging, and advertising regulation by FDA, USDA, and FTC, weekly.

NEWS;ASAPII (10/1992)

Food Review. Quarterly USDA publication.

NEWS:NFOODR (1989)

FOODREV (1989)

Food Manufacture. Monthly.

MARKET;RDSB&I (1995)

FOODMANUF (1994)

Food Technology. Monthly.

MARKET;PROMT (1988)

FDTECH (1994)

Foodline Current Legislation. Covers food additives and labeling laws in US and 7 EU countries.

FOOD-LEGIS (current)

Health News. Includes agriculture.

HTHNEWS (1984)

Trade & Industry News. Focus on agriculture and tobacco.

MARKET;AGRNWS

U.S. Department of Agriculture Reports

USDAR (3/1996)

World Food Chemical News

MARKET;RDSB&I (1995)

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Agriculture - Indexes

Source

LexisNexis

Westlaw

Agricola. Broad index of over 2000 sources. Covers journal articles, books, technical reports. Available on UW Libraries Research Databases.

AGRICOLA (1970)

Agris International. Focus on worldwide food supply. Related to print index produced by UN’s FAO.

AGRISINT (1975)

Biological & Agricultural Index. Indexes 258 periodicals common to many libraries.

B&A-INDEX (7/1983)

CAB Abstracts. Covers agriculture and related sciences such as veterinary medicine. Indexes material from 11,000 journals in 50 languages.

CAB-ABS (1972)

Current Biotechnology Abstracts. Also covers agriculture.

CB-ABS (4/1983)

FOODLINE: Food Science & Technology: worldwide coverage. Updated twice weekly.

FOOD-SCI (1972)

Promt (Overview of Market and Technology). Company, product, industry, technologies information. 1000 sources, 60% full-text.

MARKET;PROMT (1987)

PROMT (1972); PROMT-C (current full year)

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