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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Zoological Record: Getting Started

Zoological Record Overview

Zoological Record is a long-lived continuing database of animal biology with coverage beginning in 1864. The scope of Zoological Record has made it a widely-used registry for animal names. The scope of the database ranges from biodiversity and environmental topics, to animal taxonomies and veterinary sciences. Access to Zoological Record through the UIUC Library is provided by Clarivate's Web of Science platform. 


Accessing Zoological Record

  1. From the Funk ACES Library homepage, select "Research Guides" from the banner at the top of the page. From there, select "Research & Database Guides to open a page with the most popular under databases available through Funk (ACES) Library. Zoological Record is at the bottom of the list. 
  2. From the A-Z Databases webpage, search for "Zoological Record."