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Web of Science - Multidisciplinary database covering the sciences; provides citation counts, journal impact factors, and more.

arXiv - A digital library of research articles and pre-prints in physics, mathematics, computer science, and quantitative biology.

INSPIRE - Articles in High Energy Physics.

CERN Document Server - Articles, documents, and reports in High Energy Physics

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) - Articles in astronomy and astrophysics, physics, and general science.

IsisCB Explore - A research tool for the history of science, whose core dataset comes from bibliographical citations in the Isis Bibliography of the History of Science. The IsisCB currently contains 40 years of citation data from 1974 to 2014. 

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Having a hard time decoding journal abbreviations? Use UBC's Journal Abbreviation search tool to figure out the full title of a journal from its abbreviation. E.g. Adv. Theor. Math. Phys. is Advances in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics