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Metacritic compiles reviews of movies, DVDs, television, and more from both critics in major newspapers and site users. Based on the combined reviews, it also “scores” a given film based on its critical reception.

Meteorological and Geoastrophysical Abstracts (MGA)

This database covers over 600 journals, as well as books & conference proceedings, on meteorology, climatology, air pollution, astrophysics, atmospheric chemistry & physics, physical oceanography, hydrology, glaciology, and weather forecasting, from 1950s to present.

Methods in Ecology and Evolution [via Wiley]

Started in 2010, the entire journal is dedicated to protocols, field methods and “promotes the development of new methods in ecology & evolution, and facilitates their dissemination and uptake by the research community.”

Methods in Enzymology [via ScienceDirect]

Methods in Enzymology is the classic laboratory methods/protocols book series. The complete backfile of the full-text is available back to volume 1 from 1955. As of 2017, videos are selectively being added to accompany the written methods. Direct article/chapter links are provided from core subject databases such as PubMed and BIOSIS Previews. Contains detailed protocols and descriptions of biochemical and biophysical techniques for research in biological and molecular sciences. More than 500 volumes are browse-able by individual volumes online from 1955 to the present or by searching across the collection by title, author, abstract, and keyword. Full-text access to articles is available in HTML and PDF formats.

Coverage: -1955
Tags: Biology, Life Science
Metropolitan Museum of Art Collections Database

This free database contains images of over 300,000 works of art from the Met’s collections. The database is searchable and it is also divided into 22 subject groups including, for example:

  • American Decorative Art
  • Asian Art
  • Islamic Art
  • Musical Instruments
Tags: Art
MicroMedex-DrugKnowledge (Rightanswerknowledge or RightAnswer)

Individual registration required, although access is free to UC Davis affiliated users. Databases available via the MicroMedex DrugKnowledge link are: PhysiciansÂ’ Desk Reference (PDR), Martindale: the Complete Drug Reference, POISINDEX, and DRUGDEX (Consults and Evaluations). These databases provide information on drugs including: administration, adverse effects, clinical applications, contraindications, dosage, indications, interactions, over-dosage, pharmacology, precautions, product/substance identification, toxicity, references, synonyms, and uses. Note: all MicroMedex databases are not available to UCD.

Tags: Medicine
Middle Ages & Renaissance Bibliography [via Iter]
A bibliography of approximately 1.45 million citations for secondary source material including scholarly journal, books and databases pertaining to the Renaissance (1300-1700) and Middle Ages (400-1299).
Coverage: 400 - 1700
Middle English Compendium

Offers access to and interconnectivity between three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse based on the MED bibliographies, and an associated network of electronic resources.

Coverage: 1100-1500
Tags: Language, Literature, Middle East