Guide to Reference and Information Sources in the Zoological Sciences

Guide to Reference and Information Sources in the Zoological Sciences

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Animals have been studied for centuries. But what are the most important and relevant reference and information sources in the zoological sciences? This work is a comprehensive, thoroughly annotated directory filled with hundreds of esteemed resources published in the field of zoology, including indexes, abstracts, bibliographies, journals, biographies and histories, dictionaries and encyclopedias, textbooks, checklists and classification schemes, handbooks and field guides, associations, and Web sites. A complete revision of the award-winning Guide to the Zoological Literature: The Animal Kingdom (1994), this new title includes extensive, up-to-date coverage of invertebrates, arthropods, vertebrates, fishes, amphibians and reptiles, birds, and mammals. In addition, the work features a detailed introduction by the author, as well as thorough subject, title, and author indexes. Students and researchers can now quickly and easily pinpoint works in their field of study. The book is of equal importance to LIS students specializing in science or biology librarianship, as it provides a comprehensive, straight-forward overview of zoological information sources. An essential addition to the core reference collection of public and academic libraries!Perrin, William F., Bernd Wursig, and J . G.M. Thewissen, eds. ... species, including distribution, reproduction, ecology, conservation, further reading, and cross-references to other articles. ... 312 Guide to Reference and Information Sourcesanbsp;...

Title:Guide to Reference and Information Sources in the Zoological Sciences
Author:Diane Schmidt
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2003-11-30


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