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Contains millions of pages of legacy taxonomic literature in the collections of key natural history and botanical libraries.
Use these encyclopedias and other reference books to find background information on your topic.
Encyclopedia of Biodiversity by
Call Number: ref QH541.15 B56 E53 2001
Publication Date: 2001
Encyclopedia of Environment and Society
Call Number: ref HM856 E53 2007
Encyclopedia of Ecology
Call Number: ref QH540.4 E515 2008
Life on Earth: An Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution
Call Number: ref QH541.15 B56 L54 2002
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Over 8500 articles, 115,000 dictionary terms, and hundreds of Research Updates in all areas of science and technology.
Britannica Online Full content including over 80,000 in-depth articles, detailed maps, multimedia, and research tools.
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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.