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Animal Biology Literature Guide: Home

Find here selected reference and other animal biology and zoology works.

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Introduction

Welcome to the Animal Biology Literature Guide. 

This guide contains selected core reference and other literature finding aids for animal biology and zoology.

 Using the Biological Literature: A Practical Guide. Schmidt, D.  (2014) Online version here; print version here.


Definitions 

Zoology is "the science that deals with knowledge of animal life. Together with botany, the science of plants, it forms biology, the science of living things."  Major zoology fields are anatomy, physiology, embryology, genetics, parasitology, natural history, ecology, evolution, and taxonomy. ¹   more

For more information about related fields, search  AccessScience and the Encyclopedia of Life Sciences.

See also the Anatomy & Physiology, Ecology, Ethnology and Evolution, and Genetics subject guides.


References

1. Tracy I. Storer, "Zoology", in AccessScience@McGraw-Hill, http://www.accessscience.com, DOI  10.1036/1097-8542.756600   (accessed September 15, 2010). 

 

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