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Free Scientific Research Resources on the Web

Resources that are freely accessible to researchers from anywhere in the world. No library affiliation or subscriptions are required to access the full text.

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Your Librarian

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Lorrie Pellack
Head, Research & Instruction Services Dept.
150c Parks Library
Ames, IA 50011-2140
Phone: 515-294-5569