Guide to Reference and Information Sources in the Zoological Sciences

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Overview

Animals have been studied for centuries. But what are the most important and relevant reference and information sources in the zoological sciences? This work is a comprehensive, thoroughly annotated directory filled with hundreds of esteemed resources published in the field of zoology, including indexes, abstracts, bibliographies, journals, biographies and histories, dictionaries and encyclopedias, textbooks, checklists and classification schemes, handbooks and field guides, associations, and Web sites.

A complete revision of the award-winning Guide to the Zoological Literature: The Animal Kingdom (1994), this new title includes extensive, up-to-date coverage of invertebrates, arthropods, vertebrates, fishes, amphibians and reptiles, birds, and mammals. In addition, the work features a detailed introduction by the author, as well as thorough subject, title, and author indexes. Students and researchers can now quickly and easily pinpoint works in their field of study. The book is of equal importance to LIS students specializing in science or biology librarianship, as it provides a comprehensive, straight-forward overview of zoological information sources. An essential addition to the core reference collection of public and academic libraries!

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Meet the Author

DIANE SCHMIDT is Biology Librarian and Associate Professor of Library Administration, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction 1
Ch. 1 General Reference Sources 11
Ch. 2 Invertebrates (Excluding Arthropods) 53
Ch. 3 Arthropods (Including the Spiders, Crustaceans, and Insects) 91
Ch. 4 Vertebrates 173
Ch. 5 Fishes 183
Ch. 6 Amphibians and Reptiles 219
Ch. 7 Birds 255
Ch. 8 Mammals 307
Index 347
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