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Over 8500 articles, 115,000 dictionary terms, and hundreds of Research Updates in all areas of science and technology; from McGraw-Hill.
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Life on Earth: An Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution
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JSTOR Global Plants Database
Contains key plant information from 270 herbaria from around the world including many in New England. Over 1.8 million plant types are represented including high resolution images.