- Indexes to Journals and Books:
Behavior Abstracts (ProQuests)
- Covers animal behavior, with subjects ranging from
neurophysiology to behavioral ecology and genetics to applied
ethology, including aggression, learning, communication, evolution, foraging,
reproductive behavior, and more. Surveys all of the important journals dealing
with the biology of particular taxonomic groups. Covers 1982 to the present.
- ASFA 1:
Biological Sciences and Living Resources (ProQuest)
- Extensive coverage of basic and applied research on all
aspects of marine, freshwater, and brackish water organisms
and environments, including information on biology
and ecology, exploitation of living
resources, and related legal, policy, and socioeconomic issues.
Since natural resources are an important feature,
fisheries receive particular attention, including the latest fishing
methods, statistics, aquaculture, food technology, productivity,
conservation, and marketing. Covers 1971 to the present.
- Covers insects and insect-like species including arachnids, myriapods,
onychophorans, and terrestrial isopods, from ancient
fossilized forms to newly-discovered species. Covers
systematics; phylogeny, morphology, and faunistics;
physiology, anatomy, and biochemistry; reproduction and development;
ecology, behavior, and biology; genetics and evolution; fossil forms and faunas.
Covers 1982 to the present.
on the Web:
- The online public access catalog of Long Island University's
six campuses. This can be searched from any computer. No password is needed.
- Online Encyclopedias and Books:
Sciences (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- This interdisciplinary resource explores the wide-ranging diversity that
exists within the animal kingdom. Entries examine how animals develop, animal ecology
and behavior, and the connection between animals and humans. Also includes biographies
of key scientists who have contributed to the study of animal life, as well as career
opportunities within the field.
Guide to the Endangered Species of North America (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Presents extensive data on the habitats and ecosystems of more than 1,200
species identified as endangered or threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service. Arranged taxonomically,
each entry includes information on the species, an image, recovery efforts, and a bibliography.
Animal Life Encyclopedia (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- A completely revised and updated version of the original
work published in Germany in 1960, this edition incorporates recent
developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors
and contributors from the scientific community.
Buying for Pets (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Examines how much Americans spend on pets by the demographics
that count: age, income, high-income households, household type, race and Hispanic
origin, region of residence, and education. Provides data on who's buying pet food,
supplies and medicine, veterinary services, etc.
Database descriptions are adapted from each database's website.
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