[University of South Alabama]

BIOLOGY

Selected Resources

http://library.southalabama.edu

November 2009
(251) 460-7025

The following is a basic list of library materials - see also the Botany, Marine Science, Marine Life, Environmental Issues, and Health guides. Please ask a reference librarian, e-mail the Reference Department or call 460-7025 for help.

JOURNALS AND INDEXES

Biological Abstracts. 1969-current. On SOUTHcat Plus click “Articles, Indexes, and Databases” then choose
“Sciences” under Databases by Subject.
BioOne. On SOUTHcat Plus click “Articles, Indexes, and Databases” then choose “Sciences” under
Databases by Subject.
Academic Search Premier. On SOUTHcat Plus click “Articles, Indexes, and Databases” then choose
“EBSCO.”
Academic OneFile. On SOUTHcat Plus click “Articles, Indexes, and Databases” then choose
“Gale/InfoTrac”.
ScienceDirect. On SOUTHcat Plus click “Articles, Indexes, and Databases.”
SpringerLink. On SOUTHcat Plus click “Articles, Indexes, and Databases.”
Wiley Interscience. On SOUTHcat Plus click “Articles, Indexes, and Databases.”

NOMENCLATURE AND CLASSIFICATION

Biolexicon: A Guide to the Language of Biology. Bookstacks QH 302.5 .B59 1990
Biological Nomenclature. Bookstacks QH 83 .J43 1989
Dictionary of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. Reference QH 540.4 .L56 1998
Five Kingdoms: An Illustrated Guide to the Phyla of Life on Earth. Reference QH 83 .M36 1998
Introduction to Numerical Classification. Bookstacks QH 83 .C565 [1975]
Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. Reference QH 83 .S89 [1982]

DICTIONARIES AND ENCYCLOPEDIAS

Cambridge Dictionary of Biology. Reference QH 302.5 .C46 1989
Dictionary of Biology. QH 302.5 .D54 2008
Elsevier's Dictionary of Fundamental and Applied Biology. Russian-English and English-Russian.  
Reference QH 302.5 .S57 1996
Encyclopedia of Biodiversity. Reference QH 541.15 .B56 E53 2001
Encyclopedia of Bioethics. Biomedical Library Reference QH 332.E56 1995
Henderson's Dictionary of Biological Terms. Reference QH 302.5 .H65 1989
Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Reference QP 512 .O94 2006
Penguin Dictionary of Biology. Reference QH 13 .N62 1995

HANDBOOKS, STATISTICS, AND DATA

Choosing and Using Statistics: A Biologist’s Guide. Bookstacks QH 323.5 .D98 2003
Concise Handbook of Experimental Methods for the Behavioral and Biological Sciences.  
Bookstacks QH 315 .G68 2002
Handbook of Biological Illustration. Bookstacks QH 318 .Z97 1988
Handbook of Computational Molecular Biology.  Bookstacks QH 324.2 .H357 2006
Life Sciences on File. Reference QH 318 .L45 1986
Statistics for Terrified Biologists. Bookstacks QH 323.5 .V33 2008

ZOOLOGY

Animal. Reference QL 45.2 .A56 2001
Audubon Society Encyclopedia of North American Birds. Reference QL 681 .T43 1980
Birds of North America. BookstacksQL 681 .B625 [1992-]
Firefly Encyclopedia of the Vivarium. Bookstacks QH 68 .A43 2007
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia. Reference QL 3 .G7813 2004
Grzimek's Encyclopedia of Mammals. Reference QL 701 .G7913 [1990]
Guide to the Zoological Literature: The Animal Kingdom. Reference QL 45.2 .B43 1994
Marshall Cavendish International Wildlife Encyclopedia. Reference QL 7 .M37 1990
Wild Animals of North America. Reference QL 715 .W54 1995
Walker’s Mammals of the World. Reference QL 703 .W222 1999

FINDING AND CITING BIOLOGICAL INFORMATION

BIOSIS Serial Sources. Ready Reference QH 301 .B371 1999
Cite Right: A Quick Guide to Citation Styles. Ready Reference PN 171 .F56 L55 2006
Information Sources in the Life Sciences. Reference QH 303.6 .I54 1987
Scientific Style and Format: The CBE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers.  
Ready Reference QH 304 .C68 1994
Short Guide to Writing About Biology. Bookstacks QH 304 .P43 1993
Using the Biological Literature: A Practical Guide. Bookstacks QH 303.6 .D38 2002

BIOGRAPHY

American Men and Women of Science. Reference Q 141 .A471 1998/99
Biographical Dictionary of Scientists. Reference Q 141 .B528 2000
Biographical Index to American Science: The Seventeenth Century to 1920. Reference Q 141 .E373 1990
Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Reference Q 141 .D5
Notable Women in the Life Sciences. Reference QH 26 .N68 1996

CAREERS AND EDUCATION

Career Opportunities in Science. Career Counter/Reference Q 147 .E33 2008
Careers for Nature Lovers and Other Outdoor Types. Career Counter/Reference S 945 .M55 2008
Careers in High Tech. Career Counter/Reference TA 157 .B3418 2007
Complete Guide to Environmental Careers in the 21st Century. Bookstacks GE 60 .D69 1999
Money for Graduate Students in the Biological and Health Sciences
Directories/Reference LLB 2337.2 .M6663 [latest]
Opportunities in Biological Science Careers. Bookstacks QH 314 .W525 1998
Peterson's Graduate Programs in the Biological Sciences. Directories/Reference L 901 .P444 [latest]

INTERNET

BiologyBrowser. http://www.biologybrowser.org/
Kimball's Biology Pages. http://www.ultranet.com/~jkimball/BiologyPages/
Online Biology Book. http://www.emc.maricopa.edu/faculty/farabee/BIOBK/BioBookTOC.html
Life Sciences Internet Sources. http://www.southalabama.edu/univlib/picks/lifesciences.html

SUGGESTIONS FOR LOCATING ADDITIONAL MATERIAL IN USA'S CATALOG

Subject searches: Keyword searches:
botany biology and ocean?
biochemistry cell? and aging
aquatic biology biology and research and methodology
biophysics plant? and photosynthesis
cytology evolution and creation?
coral reef biology classification and plant?
zoology animals and biolog?

                                                                                 


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