Biology and Life Sciences

Garland Library's subscription Research Databases and the World Wide Web offer a large number of valuable resources to those studying in the fields of Biology and Life Sciences.  For Biology, Life Sciences and related books and other materials in the TC Library collection, be sure to check our catalog.


 Library Research Databases

 Recommended Websites


Research Databases

Agricola US Dept. of Agriculture database
Gale Virtual Reference Library Sciences

Online Medical Reference Books from CREDO REFERENCE  includes color anatomical maps of the human body that are printable.
Project Muse
Proquest Central

PubMed Central
Science Database (from Infotrac I) access to abstracts and full text articles in the sciences.

Recommended Websites

American Zoo and Aquarium Association's
Agricultural Fact Book  from the USDA
Biodiversity: Measuring the Variety of Nature

 Biology Database
The Biology Project: An Interactive Online Resource for Learning
BIOSIS: Biosystematics and Life science Resources
Biotechnology Educational Resources
Birdnet: Recent Ornithological Literature Online...
Chief Seattle's "Letter to All the People"
Bristol Dinosaur Project  an excellent source for education related information about dinosaurs.
Global Health Facts" a project of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, provides free, up-to-date and easy-to-access data by country on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other key health and socio-economic indicators."
Human Anatomy On-line
The Human Genome Project
Kimball's Biology Pages
Mad Scientist Network, Q & A in 25 areas of science
Microworld allows a glimpse of the microscopic world
National Wildlife Federation
NatureServe, focuses on the distribution and conservation status of plants and
animals in the U.S. and Canada.  It contains information on some 50,000 plants
and animal species
Paleonet lists sources for would-be paleontologists
Peterson Online is great for bird identification  Search engine and access to websites on variety of scientific research and information. Sponsored and hosted by the  Dept. of Energy Science Technology Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI), located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee,  National Science Foundation and other  government agencies. 
"Scientific American's Ask-the-Experts"
Scott's Botanical Links
SeaWeb, is dedicated to the creatures of the ocean
The Tree of Life "is a collaborative effort of biologists and nature enthusiasts from around the world. On more than 10,000 World Wide Web pages, the project provides information about biodiversity, the characteristics of different groups of organisms, and their evolutionary history."
World Wide Science  now offers the capability to search scientific data collections.  Six new data sources have been added to, representing a significant milestone in improving access to scientific data from around the world. 

Updated on 10/09/2013

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