BIO 6602: Modern Topics in Organismal and Population Biology

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Biodiversity
Biology
Biology - Study and Teaching
Conservation Biology
Ecology
Evolution
Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Organic Chemistry
Physiology
!! 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.

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Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Concise encyclopedia biology. (1996). (Thomas A. Scott, Trans.) NY: Walter de Gruyter.
A very detailed encyclopedia including many line drawings. It covers all aspects of biology and many interrelated topics such as chemistry and geology.
Ref QH 302.5 .A2313 1996

Earth science. (2001). (5 vols.) Hackensack, NJ: Salem Press, Inc.
This set focuses on physics, geology, chemistry and related topics. Each in-depth entry is followed by a bibliography to enable further research.
Ref QE 28 .E12 2001

Ecology basics. (2004).(2 vols.) Hackensack, NJ: Salem Press, Inc.
Good coverage of numerous ecology topics. There is strong coverage of “hot” topics. Each article includes references to related topics and a bibliography for further research.
Ref QH 540.4 .E39 2003

Hine, R (Ed.).(1999). The Facts on file dictionary of biology (3rd ed.). NY: Facts on Files.
Straight forward definitions of the more common biology terms.
Ref QH 302.5 .F38 1999

Levin, S. A. (2001). Encyclopedia of biodiversity. (5 vols.) NY: Academic Press.
Very in-depth and scholarly coverage of topics ranging from specific families to regional ecosystems and evolution theories. Very good coverage of foundation theories and current topics of interest.
Ref QH 541.15 .B56 E53 2001

Meyers, R (Ed.). (1995). Molecular biology and biotechnology. NY: VCH Publishers, Inc.
Extensive coverage of topics ranging from autoantibodies to x-ray diffraction. Each entry starts with a list of key words and definitions and ends with a bibliography.
Ref QH 506 .M66155 1995

Pagel, M (Ed.). (2002). Encyclopedia of evolution. (2 vols.) NY: Oxford University Press.
Overview entries cover both the history of evolution theory and modern theories. Detailed topics cover everything from evolution at the cellular level to mass extinction.
Ref QH 360.2 .E54 2002

Find Biology Articles

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Databases with Articles contain material published in magazines, journals, and newspapers.
Reference Sources include dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories and more.
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Databases with Articles
Reference Sources

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Periodicals

American Biology Teacher
Bioscience
Conservation Biology
Ecology
Evolution
Integrative and Comparative Biology
Journal of Ecology
Journal of Mammology
Marine Biology
Nature
New Scientist
PLoS Biology
Quarterly Review of Biology
Science Activities
Science Teacher
Scientific American
!! Web Sites

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