Nature Publishing Group

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The Nature Publishing Group (NPG) provides online full-text access to Nature magazine, an interdisciplinary, weekly, science journal. Also included in this database are various, monthly NPG Nature Review Journals (e.g. Nature Reviews Genetics), its monthly subject area titles (e.g. Nature Neuroscience), NPG's specialist journals (e.g. Bone Marrow Transplantation), and NPG's reference works (e.g. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences.)


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Dates covered

Full-text backfiles for Nature and most of the monthly specialist journals extend from 1997 to the present. Shorter backfiles, generally from 1998 to present, will be found for those monthly specialist or review journals that were started more recently.

Updating frequency

Each issue appears on-line in conjunction with its print counterpart.


Journals, review literature, and reference works from the NPG.

Type of coverage

This database is limited to the publications of this particular publisher. The database includes citations, full-text. The full-text article include "hot-links" (i.e. hypertext links to materials referenced in the article) including other journals from other publishers. These links will be full-text if Rutgers holds an electronic subscription.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Nature is covered in all the major science indexes but there is no direct counterpart to this database.

Producer/content provider

Nature Publishing Group

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Nature Publishing Group

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