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Browse Open Access Databases: B

  • Bactibase
    BACTIBASE contains calculated or predicted physicochemical properties of 229 bacteriocins produced by both Gram-positive (205) and Gram-negative bacteria (19). The information in this database is very easy to extract and allows rapid prediction of relationships structure/function and target organisms of these peptides and therefore better exploitation of their biological activity in both the medical and food sectors.
  • Bartleby.com: Great Books
    Reference and classics, including all 70 volumes of the Harvard Classics
  • Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
    This tenth edition (1919) contains over 11,000 searchable quotations.
  • BASE: Bielefeld Academic Search Engine
    "Search engine for academic open access web resources. Full text of about 70% of the indexed documents can be accessed."
  • Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL)
    "The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections and to make that literature available for open access and responsible use as a part of a global �biodiversity commons.�
  • BioMed Central
    "Dedicated to open research, we now publish over 290 quality peer-reviewed journals in Biology, Clinical Medicine and Health."
  • bioRxiv
    "bioRxiv (pronounced "bio-archive") is a free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences. It is operated by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a not-for-profit research and educational institution. By posting preprints on bioRxiv, authors are able to make their findings immediately available to the scientific community and receive feedback on draft manuscripts before they are submitted to journals."
  • Bridgeman Art Library
    "Spanning centuries of visual communication, photographic reproductions of paintings, sculpture, textiles, maps and anthropological artefacts can all be found in the collection as well as newer forms of media including early photography, newsreels and documentaries." Rights managed.
  • British Library Photostream
    Over 1,000,000 images released to the Public Domain by the British Library via Flickr. These images are free to use in your projects.
  • Building Science Centre of Excellence
    "The Building Science Centre of Excellence BSCE provides data for construction industry."
  • Bureau of Fiscal Service
    Informational site for the U.S. government agency.
  • Bureau Of Justice Statistics
    "BJS mission: To collect, analyze, publish, and disseminate information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government. These data are critical to federal, state, and local policymakers in combating crime and ensuring that justice is both efficient and evenhanded."
  • Business Commons
    Over 61,000 articles on various aspects of business study.

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