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GENERAL REFERENCE SOURCES
Fully searchable and browsable collection of authoritative references, including Britannica's latest encyclopedia article database, hundreds of articles not found in the print Britannica, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (Tenth Edition), the Britannica Book of the Year and thousands of links to other WWW sites selected by Britannica editors.
A good source for basic information on animal life and behavior, from lower animals to mammals. Includes black-and-white and color illustrations.
QL 76 .E53 2001 (3 vols.)
Descriptions & histories of zoos around the world.
QL 645 .G67 1995 Science Ref
Translates Latin names to English, and explains the reason for the name. Begins with a review of the system of classification; definitions are by taxonomic group; index provides access by Latin and English name.
QL 750.3 .B37 2001 Science Ref
S920 .C64 Science Ref
SF 65.2 .H36 1991 Science Ref
History, nutrition, breeds, genetics, statistics, health, production, utilization - presented in primarily table format. Includes a glossary and references for pursuing more detailed sources.
SF 609 .B53 2001 Science Ref 20th edition.
Updated entries and current topics. Covers animal diseases, genetics, breeds, anatomy, public health, first-aid and prevention, and techniques. For owners, practitioners, and farmers.
QL 362 .S82 1992 Science Ref
QL 406.5 .A22 1991 Science Ref
The following terms are a selective list of relevant subject headings used in the UA Library. They can be used either in the Subject or Keyword search mode of the online catalog. The terms are taken from the Library of Congress Subject Headings, a four- volume set of large red books kept near the reference desks. Using the sub-heading for Arizona ( --Arizona ) after a search term will narrow the search to topics related to our state. Other sub-headings can be used to narrow results to specific areas of interest ( Birds--Breeding ) or the format of the publication ( Birds--Arizona--Bibliography ).
Peccaries--Arizona or Collared Peccaries--Arizona
QL151 .C65 1987 Science Ref
QL162 .L67 1972 Science Ref
QL 628.A7 M56 Science Ref
QL 666.O6 F59 Science Ref
Center for Biological Diversity
National Park Service
US Fish and Wildlife Service
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
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The National Academies Press (NAP) publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health, capturing the most authoritative views on important issues in science and health policy. More than 3,000 books are available free online.
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Includes current and some back issues of Springer/Verlag & Birkhauser publications in the fields of biology/biomedicine, chemistry, geosciences, computer sciences, mathematics, medicine, physics, engineering, ecology, and economics. Kluwer is now owned by Springer and access to former Kluwer journals is available from the Springer Web site.
Wiley Interscience provides access to electronic editions of approximately 150 journals published by John Wiley and Sons.
DISSERTATIONS & THESES
Index of North American PhD dissertations back to 1865, with PDF full text since about 1997.
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