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Subject: Zoology & Physiology databases

Zoology & Physiology research guide

Zoology & Physiology titles

  • AccessScience   

    Science full-text reference database that covers encyclopedia articles, biographies, media, study aids and news sources. On a McGraw-Hill platform.

  • AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library)    UW login not required

    Major agricultural indexing database that is based on the National Agriculture Library collection and includes journal articles, book chapters, books, theses, patents, software, media and technical reports back to 1984. On the NAL platform.

  • ALTBIB Alternatives to Animal Testing    UW login not required

    The ALTBIB Alternatives to Animal Testing portal provides access to PubMed® and MEDLINE® citations relevant to alternatives to the use of live vertebrates in biomedical research and testing. Many citations provide access to free full text.

  • Animal Behavior Abstracts   

    Papers relevant to animal behavior, with subjects ranging from neurophysiology to behavioral ecology, from genetics to applied ethology, are covered.

  • Aqualine   

    Water resources indexing database that covers scholarly and trade journals, reports, conference papers, books and theses back to 1960. Part of the ProQuest Aquatic Science Collection.

  • Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA)   

    Major aquatic indexing database in six parts that covers biology, oceanography, aquaculture, pollution and biotechnology journals, books, reports, conference papers and limited distribution literature back to 1971. Part of ProQuest Aquatic Science Collection and ProQuest Biology Science Collection.

  • Bacteriology Abstracts (Microbiology B)   

    With topics ranging from bacterial immunology and vaccinations to diseases of man and animals, the database provides access to far-reaching clinical findings as well as all aspects of pure bacteriology, biochemistry, and genetics.

  • BioCyc Database Collection   

    Collection of 9390 Pathway/Genome Databases (PGDBs), plus software tools for understanding their data.

  • Biological Abstracts   

    Major biology indexing database that covers journal articles back to 1926. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Biological Science Database   

    This interdisciplinary database offers abstracts and citations to a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science. Supporting over two dozen areas of expertise, this database provides access to literature from over 6000 serials, as well as conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs, and selected books and patents.

  • Biology Database   

    This database provides access to a wide range of biology topics including some of the most popular information resources for users in academic, government and public research environments. Subject coverage includes biological chemistry, biophysics, botany, cytology and histology, environmental studies, microbiology, microscopy, and zoology.

  • BioOne   

    Bioscience eJournal platform that provides not-for-profit biological society or institution titles. On its own platform.

  • BIOSIS Citation Index   

    Index to life sciences and biomedical research covering pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Birds of North America Online   

    NOTE: Replaced by Birds of the World as of March 2020. Zoology reference database that provides life histories (with photos, maps and sounds) for all birds that breed in the USA and Canada. On the Cornell Lab of Ornithology platform.

  • Birds of the World   

    Zoology reference database that provides life histories (with photos, maps, and sounds) for all species of birds throughout the world. On the Cornell Lab of Ornithology platform.

  • Book Citation Index   

    Index to scholarly books with citation information in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • CAB Abstracts   

    Agricultural indexing database that covers journals, annual reports, books, conference papers and theses back to 1973. On the EBSCOhost platform. Simultaneous user limit of 4.

  • CAB Abstracts Archive   

    Agriculture indexing database that covers journals, annual reports, books, conference papers and theses from 1910 to 1972. On the EBSCOhost platform. Simultaneous user limit of 4.

  • Chemoreception Abstracts   

    This database brings together studies from many diverse disciplines relating to chemoreception.

  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index   

    Index to conference proceedings in the sciences and social sciences. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Current Contents Connect   

    Database providing complete tables of contents, abstracts, and bibliographic information from the most recently published issues of leading scholarly journals. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Data Citation Index   

    Index of data studies and data sets in international repositories, covering social sciences, physical sciences, life sciences, and arts & humanities, with citation information. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • e-Mouse Atlas    UW login not required

    3-D anatomical atlas of mouse embryo development, including detailed histology. Also includes the e-Mouse Atlas of Gene Expression, a database of mouse gene expression where the gene expression is mapped into the EMA 3-D space and can be queried spatially.

  • Entomology Abstracts   

    All recent research reports of direct relevance to entomology are assembled here, with coverage including insects, arachnids, myriapods, onychophorans, and terrestrial isopods. Subject coverage includes systematics; phylogeny, morphology, and faunistics; physiology, anatomy, and biochemistry; reproduction and development; ecology, behavior and biology; genetics and evolution; and fossil forms and faunas.

  • Environmental Impact Statements   

    Environmental full-text database that covers environmental impact statements back to 1985 with full-text back to 2003. On the ProQuest platform.

  • Essential Science Indicators   

    Science research analysis database showing publication performance statistics and trends data based on journal article publication counts and citation data from Thomson Reuters databases. On the InCites platform.

  • JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments)   

    Video journal offering demonstrations of experiments in biology, neuroscience, immunology and infection, medicine, bioengineering, engineering, chemistry, environment, and developmental biology.

  • Macaulay Library    UW login not required

    Online archive of biodiversity audio and video recordings, with a focus on birdsong. Maintained by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

  • MEDLINE (PQ)   

    Major biomedical indexing/full-text database that covers journal articles back to 1999. Part of the ProQuest Biology Science Collection.

  • MEDLINE (PubMed)   

    Major biomedical indexing/full-text database that covers journal articles back to 1999. On the NCBI platform.

  • MEDLINE (TR)   

    Major biomedical indexing database covering journal articles back to 1999. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • MEDLINEplus    UW login not required

    Consumer health indexing/full-text database that provides information on diseases, conditions and wellness in text, videos and links to respected websites. On the National Library of Medicine platform.

  • National Geographic Virtual Library   

    Complete electronic archive of National Geographic magazine. Includes the the 1888-1994 archive, 1995-current subscription, and People, Animals and the World. On the Gale platform.

  • NatureServe Explorer    UW login not required

    Reference source of information on more than 70,000 plants, animals, and ecosystems of the United States and Canada.

  • Neurosciences Abstracts   

    This database enables neuroscientists to keep abreast of major advances within the field and their implications for other medical specialties. The database covers all aspects of vertebrate and invertebrate neuroscience, emphasizing basic research but also including such devastating neural diseases as Alzheimer's.

  • Nursing and Allied Health Source   

    Biomedical indexing/full-text database that covers journals, eBooks, media, reference books and theses back to 1986. On the ProQuest platform.

  • PubAg    UW login not required

    National Agricultural Library's search engine covering research published by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. Contains full-text articles relevant to the agricultural sciences, along with citations to peer-reviewed journal articles with links to publisher sites and elsewhere for full-text access. Covers all of the core topics of the agricultural sciences including nutrition, food safety, food quality, animal and crop production and protection, natural resources, sustainable agricultural systems, rural development, agricultural economic and policy issues, agricultural imports and exports, agricultural statistics, extramural research, and Extension education.

  • Science Citation Index   

    Science indexing database covering journal articles and citation information back to 1900. Part of Web of Science on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • SciFinder Scholar   

    Major chemistry indexing database covering journals, patents, dissertations, books, and websites. Also covers specialized substance and reactions sources. Access requires creation of a personal account.

  • SciFinder-n (new interface)   

    New interface to this major chemistry database covering journals, patents, dissertations, books, and websites, as well as specialized substance and reactions sources. Also includes the MethodsNow database of full synthetic protocols, the PatentPak interactive patent mapping tool, and the Retrosynthesis Computer-Aided Synthetic Design (CASD) module for automated retrosynthesis planning. Access requires creation of a personal account; logins previously created for SciFinder Scholar remain valid for SciFinder-n.

  • Scopus   

    Large abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. On an Elsevier platform.

  • Virtual Human Embryo    UW login not required

    Online atlas of human embryology, presenting all 23 Carnegie Stages of development during the 8-week embryonic period.

  • Web of Science (core collection)   

    Multidisciplinary indexing database that combines journal citation index databases in arts & humanities, social sciences and sciences, as well as conference proceedings and book citation indexes. The Current Chemical Reactions and Index Chemicus databases are also included in the Core Collection. All component databases can be searched separately as well.

  • Wiley Online Library   

    Multidisciplinary collection of library-licensed journals and ebooks published by Wiley and associated publishers.

  • Wyoming Migration Initiative    UW login not required

    Website of the Wyoming Migration Initiative project, including the "Atlas of Wildlife Migration: Wyoming's Ungulates" and a map-based Migration Viewer.

  • Zoological Record   

    Major zoology indexing database that covers journal articles back to 1864. On the Web of Knowledge platform.


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