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


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 top of page


Agricola : Searchable database of books and journal articles in agriculture.
ARKive : Archive of audiovisual images of life on earth.
Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online
eNature: Field Guides : Online guides covering over 5,500 plant and animal species.
Kimball's Biology Pages : Online reference manual to terms in cellular and molecular biology.
National Invasive Species Information Center
Species 2000 : A project to index every known species in the world.
Tree of Life : Information on phylogeny and biodiversity including extensive top of page


Botanicus : Electronic library of botanical literature.
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.


All About Birds : Information on identifying, attracting, 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.

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DNA Interactive : Includes an interactive timeline and teaching modules. Site sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy - includes Human Genome Project.
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.