Biology: Other Suggested Resources
Database covering the journal literature of environmental sciences, including applicable areas of ecology, energy, geography, pollution & waste management, law, public policy, and urban planning.
From the U.S.D.A., this database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories. It includes names, plant symbols, checklists, distributional data, species abstracts, characteristics, images, Web links, and references.
Archive of more than 2,000 with whom Darwin corresponded, ranging from well known naturalists and public figures to the obscure. Includes an image of the original letter, transcription, footnotes and annotations.
Includes Index Fungorum, a database of fungal names; portions of the Bibliography of Systematic Mycology, which surveys the literature on fungi; and some information from the Dictionary of the Fungi. (A complete copy of the Dictionary of the Fungi is available in the Skillman reference collection.)
Authoritative encyclopedia covering biomedical engineering, biomechanics, and biomaterials.
Database of information on each of the named species on Earth. Includes information on ecology and evolution of the species as well as descriptive information. From a consortium of leading natural history museums and research institutions.
Database of biomedical and life sciences journal articles. From the National Institutes of Health.
Indexes the scientific literature on nonhuman primates.
Information on plants and animals that are endangered or extinct. Includes taxonomy, conservation status, distribution, and bibliographies. From the World Conservation Union.
Database of chemical structures of small organic molecules and information on their biological activities. Includes links to records in scientific literature databases. From the National Center for Biotechnology Information.