Biology


Selected Web sites compiled by Amy Prendergast, Reference Librarian & Science and Technology Bibliographer

 

[ Meta-Sites | Reference | Botany | Zoology | Genetics]


Meta-Sites

Biodiversity and Biological Collections : Guide to sources in systematics and organism-based biology. Includes directories of biologists.
BiologyBrowser : Access to Biosis web resources as well as news stories, websites, a user forum, etc.
BioResearch : "Free catalogue of hand-selected and evaluated Internet resources"
NBII : The National Biological Information Infrastructure is an electronic gateway to biological data and information.

Reference

Agricola : Searchable database of books and journal articles in agriculture.
ARKive : Archive of audiovisual images of life on earth.
Kimball's Biology Pages : Online reference manual to terms in cellular and molecular biology.
MIT Biology Hypertextbook Home Page : Includes a searchable index, quizzes, and practice problems.
Species 2000 : A project to index every known species in the world.
Species Analyst : Aims to provide a common interface search to natural history databases.
Tree of Life : Information on phylogeny and biodiversity including extensive bibliographies. [Back to Top]

Botany

Deep Green : Data on the genetics and evolution of plants
Glossary of Botanical Terms : Searchable glossary.
Harvard University Herbaria Databases : Includes International Plant Name Index and indexes of botanists and botanical publications.
Internet Directory for Botany : Searchable and browsable index of botany resources.
Parasitic Plant Connection : A hierarchical arrangement of information on parasitic plants.
PLANTS National Database Home Page : An effort to provide a single source of standardized information about plants
including plant names, symbols, and other attributes. [Back to Top]

Zoology

All About Birds : Information on identifying, attacting, and conserving birds.
Amphibia Web : Collection of information on amphibians and threats to amphibians, with a searchable index.
Animal Diversity Web : Detailed information about animals.
Endangered Species Program : From the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Insectclopedia : Contains links to species information, identification, research and more.[Back to Top]

Genetics

DNA Interactive : Includes an interactive timeline and teaching modules.
Human Genome Project Information : Site sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.
MendelWeb : Interdisciplinary resource on the origins of genetics.
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man : Searchable database containing textual information, pictures, and reference information on human genes and genetic disorders. [Back to Top]

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Last updated 10/14/2005.ap
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