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Selected New Book Additions in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (click on cover)

Databases, Indexes, or Bibliographies

  • BIOSIS Previews
    Ecology, botany, zoology and other life science fields of research are indexed in this resource covering several thousand journals published around the world. Email alerts can be set up for new entries matching search criteria.
  • BIOSIS Previews tutorial
    An online tutoria for searching BIOSIS Previews from the vendor.
  • CAB Abstracts (Ovid)
    Produced by CAB International. References to publications from around the world in agriculture and applied biology including agricultural engineering, animal breeding, apiculture, biodeterioration, crop physiology, grasslands, horticulture, irrigation, maize, nematodes, nutrition, plant breeding, plant genetics, medical entomology, seeds, forests, and soils.
  • Encyclopedia of Evolution
    A 2-volume work from Oxford University Press. 2012, 370 entries, great reviews.
  • Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
    (eLS) Multi-volume set, see section Evolution & Diversity of Life. From Wiley. Key subject areas: biochemistry, cell biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolution and diversity of life, genetics, molecular biology, immunology, microbiology, neuroscience, plant science, structural biology, virology.
  • ProQuest Environmental Science Collection
    Multidisciplinary database with abstracts coming from 6000 journals. Databases include: Water Resources Abstracts (1967-), EIS: Digest of Environmental Impact Statements (1985-), Environmental Engineering Abstracts (1990-), Pollution Abstracts (1981-), Toxicology Abstracts (1981-), Toxline (1999-).
  • F1000Prime
    Database of article recommendations by faculty.
  • GeoRef (1785-Present) (Ovid)
    Database of geology references, 1785-.
  • Google Scholar
    Search results complement BIOSIS Previews results. Use Yale Fulltext links and note "Cited by" numbers. If no Yale Fulltext link appers try a manual search in Orbis; not all Yale library online content is reflected by a Yale Fulltext icon in Google Scholar.
  • MEDLINE (Ovid)
    Official database for literature references in medical disciplines.
  • PubMed
    Free and popular database for medical literature references. Includes Medline.
  • PubMed tutorial
    Online tutorial for using the PubMed database, from the National Library of Medicine.
  • PAIS International
    (Public Affairs Information Service) References to related policy or other social science and legislative aspects of science topics can be identified here (for example, conservation policy, endangered species, wetlands, biodiversity).
  • Scopus
    Multidisciplinary database with links to citing articles (1996-). Coverage begins in 1966.
  • Web of Science
    (Science Citation Index) Use this database to identify articles across all fields of science from well-known international journals and to determine which publications or authors have been cited by whom.
  • Zoological Record
    Database of record for citations to teh world's journal literature in zoology and natural history. Topics covered include: animal behavior, biodiversity, conservation, ecology, genetics, habitats, morphology, nomenclature, parasitology, animal physiology, reproduction, taxonomy, zoogeography. Coverage 1864-.
 

Other Reference Material

 

Ainsworth & Bisby's Dictionary of the Fungi by DL Hawksworth, PM Kirk, BC Sutton, and DN Pegler. A well-known reference work on fungi, now in its 10th edition (c2008) and first published in 1943, providing definitions or explanations for terms and generic names of interest to mycologists. Coverage is of fungi, lichens, mushrooms, slime moulds, water moulds, and yeasts. Most entries include literature references. This edition contains a key to fungal families. A tribute to Ainsworth and his 60-year career appeared in Mycologia 91(4):714-719 July-August 1999. CSSSI Reference QK600.35 A35 2008 (LC)

Bradley Bibliography: a guide to the literature of the woody plants of the world published before the beginning of the Twentieth Century by Alfred Rehder (Publications of the Arnold Arboretum, no. 3). This is a 5-volume set consisting of references to literature (books, pamphlets, articles) on woody plants, from any language through 1900. Entries are arranged by volumes 1 and 2: dendrology, 3: arboriculture, 4: forestry and volume 5 contains an author, title and keyword index. CSSSI Z5356 T7 R4 also LSF

 

 

 

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