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Key Resources in the area of Biology

The "Library Tools and Resources" band offers the full complement of options. This guide provides researchers with important tools in the area of Biology.

For interdisciplinary research also consider using related tools on other subject-based Research Guides

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More Book Resources:

 I-Share catalog link

Note: If you discover that the SXU Library does not own the book you desire search the I-Share catalog.  If found, order the book through I-Share.

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  • Science books information

  • Women in Science

  • Biodiversity Heritage Library collaborative biodiversity literature (contains the Encyclopedia of Life)

  • Open Tree of Life aims to construct a comprehensive, dynamic and digitally-available tree of life by synthesizing published phylogenetic trees along with taxonomic data.

  • Catalog of Life is an index consisting of 1.6 million species from around the globe; search the catalogue by keyword or browse by taxonomic tree (e.g. Animalia, bacteria, viruses) or by taxonomic classification (e.g. phylum, genus, species).
  • The Digital Atlas of Ancient Life serves as a resource to help individuals identify and better understand fossil species from particular regions and time intervals.
  • BEN portal -- BioSciEdNet ... teaching resources, Meetings information, and other community tools.



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