Background Information

More book about botany can be found on the fourth floor, in section QK.

American Horticultural Society A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants REF SB 403.2 A 45 2004
Concise Oxford Dictionary of Botany REF QK 9. C 67 1996
Dictionary of Plant Science Online only
Gray's Manual of Botany REF QK 117. G 75 1993
Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of Plants and Earth Sciences REF QK 7. M 37 1988
Names of Plants REF QK 96. G 54 2002
Oxford Encyclopedia of Trees of the World REF QK 475. O 93

Journal Articles

Agricola is one of the best sources of information on agriculture and botany in existence.
BioOne can be used to locate articles on all topics in biology: microbiology, zoology, botany, evolution, and more.
Greenwire can be used to locate articles on ecology and conservation.
JSTOR is a journal archive that can be used to locate articles on all topics in biology.
Nature Precedings
Created by Nature Publishing, this database provides access to preprints of academic papers in genetics, biology, microbiology, and more.
ScienceDirect Life and Health Sciences
This database contains thousands of scholarly articles on a wide variety of topics in biology, zoology, animal behavior, and more.

Web Sites

Encyclopedia of Life
This is a cooperative encyclopedia of plant, animal, and microorganism species.
GardenWeb Glossary
This site is a fast, easy to use botanical dictionary.
Plants National Database
PLANTS contains information about the approximately 45,000 currently recognized plant taxa, both vascular and nonvascular, known to occur as native or naturalized species within the boundaries of the US, including its territories.
Plant Facts
The core of PlantFacts consists of the Factsheet Database, a Web crawler that searches through about 60,000 pages of agricultural extension fact sheets from over 40 US and Canadian universities and government research centers. searches over 36 databases and 1,850 selected websites, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information, including research and development results.
Wolfram Alpha
This new search engine can be used to find the answers to factual questions and can solve mathematical and engineering problems, look up the scientific names of plants, and much more.
WWW Virtual Library: Botany/Plant Biology
Created by a botany professor at the University of Oklahoma, this site contains links to hundreds of botany societies, government information sources, and more.