Credo Reference offers full-text, aggregated content which covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. Patrons gain access to over 3,400,000 entries, from over 675 reference books, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, etc. Dates of Coverage: Current
Internet Reference Sources
These online dictionaries, databases, encyclopedias and other resources provide background information about biology topics.
A database containing over 1.6 million records of information about ~10,000 species of birds from around the world. Avibase is hosted by Bird Studies Canada, the Canadian copartner of Birdlife International.
A service of the US Department of Agriculture, it includes names, plant symbols, checklists, distributional data, species abstracts, characteristics, images, plant links, references, crop information, and automated tools.
Plants for a Future, a registered charitable company in England and Wales, provides a database of over 7000 plants.
Print Reference Sources
Print reference books for biology are available at the Willis Library Services Desk and on the 3rd Floor. Some must be used in the library only. You can do a search in the Discover library catalog for [biology and dictionary] or [biology and encyclopedia] to find them. Please contact Erin O'Toole at email@example.com if you need assistance.
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