Background Information

More books about zoology can be found on the fourth floor, in section QL.

Concise Oxford Dictionary of Zoology REF QL 9. C 66 1991
Dictionary of Animal Behavior Online only
Dictionary of Zoology Online only
Encyclopedia of Birds REF QL 673. E 53 1998
Encyclopedia of Life Sciences REF QH 302.5 E 53 2002
Encyclopedia of Insects REF QL 462.3 E 485 2009
Grzimek's Encyclopedia of Mammals REF QL 701. G 7913 1990
Handbook of the Birds of the World REF QL 673. H 265

Journal Articles

Academic Search Premier
This multidisciplinary database is a great place to begin a search on any topic in zoology, from animal behavior to zoogeography.
This journal publisher provides access to high quality scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles in the sciences, focusing primarily on biology and zoology.
JSTOR is a journal archive that provides access to older scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles in the sciences.
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 gives you access to thousands of articles by scholars in all the life sciences.

Web Resources

Biology Browser
BiologyBrowser, produced by BIOSIS, is a free web site offering resources for the life sciences information community.
CNAH-The Center for North American Herpetology
This comprehensive site provides a world of information on amphibians, crocodiles, reptiles, and turtles.
Encyclopedia of Life
This is a cooperative encyclopedia of plant, animal, and microorganism species.
Science.gov 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.
SORA: Searchable Ornithological Research Archive
This database indexes seven primary journals, but it is far more useful than its limited scope might imply. The indexed journals are some of the most important titles in the field, such as the Auk, Condor and Wilson Bulletin. These are the journals that most professionals in the field are looking at. Each title is indexed back to the first issue, which for several titles means the late 19th century.
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 materials and chemical properties, and much more.