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Natural History & Taxonomy Resources
- NCBI Taxonomy
Curated classification and nomenclature for all of the organisms in the public sequence databases.
- Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Network of data providers that builds biodiversity information and promotes the growth of biodiversity information content on the Internet. Searchable by species, countries, or datasets.
- Encyclopedia of Life
Consists of a series of Web sites containing information on all life present on Earth.
- ITIS, the Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world. The ITIS and Species 2000 Catalogue of Life (CoL) partnership provide the taxonomic backbone to the Encyclopedia of Life (EOL).
- The International Plant Names Index
Names and associated basic bibliographical details of seed plants, ferns and fern allies.
- Index to Organism Names
Currently includes animal names from Zoological Record®. Viruses, bacteria and plant names will be added from BIOSIS Previews® and Biological Abstracts®.
- IUCN Red List Information on taxonomy, natural history, and conservation status of thousands of species.
Developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the US National Library of Medicine (NLM), located at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This resource contains citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books in the fields of life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering.
Web of Science
Web of Science provides seamless access to the Science Citation Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index as well as Book Citation Index and Conference Proceedings Citation Index.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC is a U.S. government organization for public health information and research. Website contains information on common diseases, developing health threats, and preventive measures.
Gale Interactive: Human Anatomy
Human anatomy is known to be a challenging subject to master and teach, but traditional resources and lab materials are often limited, making it difficult for students to comprehend essential concepts. Now you can breathe new life into the study of Human Anatomy with Gale Interactive: Human Anatomy, an innovative learning aid that allows students to examine virtual 3D dissections and immerse themselves in interactive research. These powerful tools can be used for in-classroom demonstrations or help with homework and research assignments
Health & Medical Collection
Provides access to titles covering all major clinical and healthcare disciplines, including medical sciences, immunology, pharmacy and pharmacology, nursing, physical fitness and hygiene, and surgery. Subjects covered include communicable and cardiovascular diseases, anatomy and physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, parasitology, and pathology.