Franklin &  Marshall College Library

BIO 374: Applied Ecology

Indexes and Abstracts

Library Catalog
Excellent starting point to find book and periodical resources found in the libraries. Try searching subjects like ecosystem management, restoration ecology and environmental protection

Over 2.9 million records covering every major agricultural subject. Compiled by the National Agricultural Library of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Over 500,000 records from over 300 life sciences journals frequently found in academic libraries. Covers 1994 to the present. The corresponding print title is Biological Abstracts (1927-1996).

Biological and Agricultural Index
Indexes nearly 250 domestic and international English-language periodicals in life sciences and agricultural subjects. Includes book reviews. Covers July 1983 to the present.

General Science Full Text
Journals and magazines from the U.S. and Great Britain, covering all major scientific fields. Indexing from 1984 to present, abstracting from 1993 to present. Corresponding print title is General Science Index.

More than 500,000 records covering international literature on geology, geography, and ecology. Covers 1980 to present.

Nearly 2 million records about geology and earth sciences.
Covers 1785 to the present (North America) and 1933 to the present (entire world).

PAIS International
Comprehensive subject index to periodical articles, books, government publications, and reports relating to econonic and social conditions, public administration and global relations. Covers 1972 to the present.

Web of Science (ISI)
The Institute of Scientific Information's premier citation databases in the physical, life, and social sciences. Search for articles that cite a known author or work or by standard search queries. Covers 1991 to the present.

Full Text Sources

Full access to more than 7100 articles, 115,000 definitions, 2,000 biographies, and research advances in science and technology. Updated daily.

Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics:
Current and Recent Back File 1984 - or Back File 1970-1994

Annual Review of Energy and Environment

A collection of abstracts and articles from over 100 scholarly journals considered primary representatives of their disciplines. The General Science and Ecology sections are expecially relevant. Choose PRINT from within JStor to print articles at proper margin settings. You may need go to SET PREFERENCES to select desired Printing preferences. Be aware that JStor articles can take a long time to print. See a Reference Librarian, or call 291-4217 if you need assistance.

Wilson Select Plus
Contains indexed and abstracted articles from 800 periodicals, all with full-text online.

Journal Sites

Conservation Biology

Conservation Ecology: an online journal

Ecological Applications

Ecological Monographs


Journal of Applied Ecology



Government Sources

GPO Monthly Catalog
Over 380,000 records on all subjects of interest to the U.S. government. Covers July 1976 to the present.

Internet Resources

Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program

Fish and Wildlife Service Invasive Species Program

Long Term Ecological Research Network

National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis

US Geological Survey Biological Resources Division

Last updated: 10/20/00 ag, contact Dale Riordan for assistance, 291-3843