Free Databases


arXiv - arXiv is a free distribution service and an open-access archive for 2,230,812 scholarly articles in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science, and economics. Materials on this site are not peer-reviewed by arXiv.

BLAST - The Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST) finds regions of local similarity between sequences. The program compares nucleotide or protein sequences to sequence databases and calculates the statistical significance of matches. BLAST can be used to infer functional and evolutionary relationships between sequences as well as help identify members of gene families.

Data.gov - Contains data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more.

HeathData.gov - This site is dedicated to making data discoverable and making valuable government data available to the public in the hopes of better health outcomes for all.  Contains data on a wide range of topics, including environmental health, medical devices, Medicare & Medicaid, social services, community health, mental health, and substance abuse.

Jacob's Pillow Dance Interactive - Contains a collection of dance videos filmed at Jacob's Pillow from the 1930s to today, as well as multi-media essays.

MEDLINEPlus - MEDLINEPlus is a "goldmine of good health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine."

MEDLINEPlus (Español) - Informacion de salud de la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina.

NASA+ - NASA+ is NASA's all new streaming service available now. "More space. More rockets. More science. More missions. More NASA. All in one place."

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Databases - "The National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information."

Numeridanse - Numeridanse is a multimedia dance platform which offers free access to filmed performances, documentaries, interviews, fictions, and dance videos. Every single genre, style and form is showcased here: butoh, classical ballet, neo-classical ballet, baroque, Indian, African, flamenco, contemporary, traditional dances, hip-hop, tango, jazz, circus arts, performance, etc.

PTSDpubs - The PTSDpubs Database (formerly PILOTS) is an extensive PTSD resource produced by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs although it is not limited to literature on PTSD among Veterans.

PubChem - PubChem is the world's largest collection of freely accessible chemical information. Search chemicals by name, molecular formula, structure, and other identifiers. Find chemical and physical properties, biological activities, safety and toxicity information, patents, literature citations and more.

PubMed - PubMed is "a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 11 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources."

Redalyc (The Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America and the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal) - Redalyc is an indexing system that contains open access journals of scientific and editorial quality. After 16 years of providing visibility and supporting the consolidation of journals, it now incorporates exclusively those journals, from any part of the world, that share the non-profit publishing model in order to preserve the scholarly and open nature of scientific communication.

SciELO - SciELO is a multidisciplinary repository for deposition, preservation and dissemination of research data from articles submitted and approved for publication, already published in SciELO Network journals or deposited in SciELO Preprints.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - Contains government labor data, such as inflation and prices, pay and benefits, occupational requirements, unemployment, employment, and productivity.

U.S. Geological Survey - Contains information on science including environment, water, minerals, natural resources, ecosystems, climate, and land-use, for example.