Franklin &  Marshall College Library

BIO 375: Migration and Dispersal

Indexes and Abstracts

Library Catalog
Excellent starting point to find books in the libraries. Try searching subjects like animal ecology, animal behavior and behavior evolution.

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 1997 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).

The APA's index of journals, books, dissertations, and reports on psychology and related fields. Includes indexing from Psychological Abstracts. Covers 1887 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 1980 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 Reviews
Includes lengthy articles with extensive bibliographies.

Searchable full text aggregation of more than forty bioscience research journals. The titles are published by scholarly societies and have formerly been available in print. Access to individual journal titles can also be found on the Biology "by Subject" page.

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

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

National Geographic

National Science Foundation

Audubon Society

Last updated: 1/14/02 ag, contact Dale Riordan for assistance, 291-3843