BIOSIS Previews

BIOSIS Previews (external link) is the largest and most comprehensive bibliographical database in the field of Biosciences. It contains over 19 million bibliographical entries on articles from

  • Biological Abstracts
  • Biological Abstracts/RRM (Reports, Reviews, Meetings)

BIOSIS Previews contains 1,500 biomedical conference reports, patents and material from books, none of wich are included in either Web of Science or MEDLINE.


BIOSIS Previews is a database in the Web of Science (external link) produced by Clarivate Analytics that can be searched at the same time as other Web of Science databases for which the ETH-Bibliothek has a licence.


Access to this database is restricted to the domain due to licensing reasons. If you have any technical problems or questions about access rights, please contact the Database Helpdesk.


Courses are held by appointment. They explain the various search strategies and features using specific examples.


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