BIO 2071: Ecology
Books in the Main Stacks
Use the following links to locate books you can borrow about the following ecology-related topics:
Citing Your Resources
Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.
- Citation of Sources
This lists citation engines which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
- Tips on avoiding plagiarism
Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Ashworth, W., & Little, C.E. (2001). Encyclopedia of environmental studies. New York, Facts on File, Inc.
A single volume packed full of terms related to the environment, ecology, and issues affecting the planet. Includes an extensive bibliography of books and articles for further study.
Reference TD 9 .A84 2001
Bekoff, M. (2004). Encyclopedia of animal behavior. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
Essays (organized alphabetically by type of animal) detailing various behaviors. Each entry includes a list of resources.
Reference QL 750.3 .E53 2004 (4 vols.)
Ecology basics. (2004). Hackensack, NJ: Salem Press.
Brief explanatory entries on terminology related to ecology and animal life.
Reference QH 540.4 .E39 2003 (2 vols.)
Grzimek, B. (2004). Grzimek’s animal life encyclopedia, 2nd. ed. New York: Thompson Gale.
Extensive essays organized by taxonomy. Essential for understanding the characteristics and behavior of an animal. Includes photos and other illustrations.
Reference QL 7 .G7813 2003 (17 vols.)
Levin, S.A. (Ed.) (2001). Encyclopedia of biodiversity. New York: Academic Press.
Extensive essays on everything from adaptation to wetlands. Includes illustrations, maps, and suggestions for further reading. A great way to get an overview of a topic or issue.
Reference QH 541.15 .B56 E53 2001
Fields guides for plants, animals, birds, and ocean life are available in Reference in the Oakdale library. Ask a librarian to help you locate them.
Find Biology/Ecology Articles
Databases with Articles contain material published in magazines, journals, and newspapers.
Reference Sources include dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories and more.
= database and full text info.
To find indexing and full-text information for these titles, check the Journal Locator.
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