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ScienceDirect LibGuide: ScienceDirect Topics

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In addition to search and browse, you can also discover foundational content with ScienceDirect Topics, a popular feature for researchers and students looking to broaden their understanding of scholarly and technical terms, featuring:

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With over 350,000 pages in 20 disciplines, Topics are especially useful for onboarding in interdisciplinary research or just to learn or better understand a new concept.