Research Guides

Life Sciences

Encyclopedias (Reference; First Floor)

Concise Encyclopedia of Biology (REF QH302.5.A2313)

Encyclopedia of Biodiversity (REF QH541.15 .B56 E53)

Encyclopedia of Evolution (REF QH360.2 .E54)

Encyclopedia of Genetics (REF QH427.E53)

Encyclopedia of Human Biology (REF QP11 .E53)

Encyclopedia of Insects (REF QL462.3 .E52)

Encyclopedia of Microbiology (REFQR9 .E53)

The Grolier World Encyclopedia of Endangered Species (REF QL82.S4513)

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (REF QL7.G7813)

Grzimek’s Encyclopedia of Mammals (REF QL701 .G7913)

Magill’s Encyclopedia of Science: Animal Life (REF QL7 .M34)

Magill’s Encyclopedia of Science Plant Life (REF QK7.M34)

The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals (REF QL715.S55) 

Journals (First Floor)

American Biology Teacher
The American Journal of Science
Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Discover
Environmental Science & Technology
Human Biology
Natural History
Nature
Popular Science
Science
Science News
Scientific American

Journals in the Online Databases

Online Databases 

  • African Journal of Ecology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • African Zoology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • American Zoologist in Science Full Text Select (EBSCOhost)
  • Animal Biology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Animal Science Journal in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Annual Review of Entomology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Aquatic Insects in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • The Auk in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Australian Journal of Entomology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Birder's World in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Brain, Behavior and Evolution in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Canadian Journal of Zoology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Canadian Wildlife in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Clinical and Developmental Immunology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Ecological Entomology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Entomological Science in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • European Journal of Morphology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Evolution and Development in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Insect Molecular Biology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • International Wildlife in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Journal of Anatomy in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • The Journal of Animal Ecology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Journal of Applied Entomology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Journal of Applied Ichthyology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Journal of Avian Biology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Journal of Fish Biology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Mammal Review in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Netherlands Journal of Zoology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Physiological and Biological Zoology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Physiological Entomology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Society and Animals in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • South African Journal of Zoology in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
  • Zoological Science in Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Online Library Catalog

The RSC Online Card Catalog is an index to the library’s books and audiovisual materials. You may search the catalog from any computer with Internet access. The online card catalog can be searched in a variety of ways most notability by TITLE, AUTHOR, SUBJECT, and KEYWORD.

Examples of subject terms (The topic for the whole book.):

Animals
Elephants
Genetics
Genetics, Human
Botany
Plants

Q Science
QL Zoology
QH Biology
QM Human Anatomy
QK Botany
S Agriculture

EBSCOhost Databases  

EBSCOhost is an online database service provider and is available from any computer with Internet access. Academic Search Premier, EBSCO Animals, GreenFile, Health Source: Consumer Edition, and Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition databases within EBSCOhost will be most helpful for your assignment. 

PubMed 

PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 11 million citations from health and life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full-text and other related resources.

Science Full Text Select (Now in EBSCOhost)

Science Full Text Select (EBSCOhost) is a full-text magazine and journal articles from scientific, technical, agricultural and applied mathematical journals. 

Internet

Chemistry Links
Environment Links
Science Links - Biology/Life Sciences Section

Although an unorganized resource, the Internet does contain valuable information. These sites link to recommended web sites.