Mathematics and Science Collections

This collection is for a general audience interested in the sciences or conducting research for personal knowledge, as well as students of science, high school through college undergraduate level, maintaining current and historical information in all areas of the sciences.

Science Databases


  • Science (Gale Interactive)

    Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science. 

  • Science in Context (Gale)

    Science in Context integrates millions of full-text articles that include national and global publications, 200+ science experiments, 300+ interactive simulations, other multimedia, and top reference content, with over 600 pages on topics across the curriculum, covering biology, chemistry, earth and environmental science, physics, and more.

  • Science Online (Facts on File)

    A broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.

  • Coronavirus Research Database (ProQuest)

    Coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak includes openly available content related to coronaviruses, thousands of open-access articles from the world’s leading publishers, and current research from pre-print repositories such as arXiv.


Past Math & Science Programs



Creepy or Captivating: A Spider Scientist's Perspective. (54) Discover the beauty and benefits of spiders with UC Berkeley arachnologist Trinity Walls. Presented in partnership with WonderFest.



First Results from the Webb Space Telescope. UC Berkeley professor of astronomy Alex Filippenko explores the first stunning images from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. Presented in partnership with WonderFest.