ABC-CLIO

Guide to Reference and Information Sources in the Zoological Sciences

by Diane Schmidt

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November 2003

Libraries Unlimited

Pages 368
Volumes 1
Size 6x9
Topics Reference and Information Services and Tools/Science and Technology Literature Reference Tools
  Acquisitions and Collection Management/Sciences and Technology Literature
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Description

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!

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
General Reference Sources
Invertebrates
Arthropods (Including the Spiders, Crustaceans, and Insects)
Vertebrates
Fishes
Amphibians and Reptiles
Birds
Mammals
Author/Title Index
Subject Index

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Reviews

This guide is designed for the use of graduate students, professional scientists, and the librarians that serve them, although others interested in animal biology may find some resources useful to them....This highly detailed comprehensive guide is appropriate and reasonably priced for its intended audience.—Christian Library Journal

[An] elegant and informative work.—Reference Reviews

[E]xcellent research guide for students will also serve as a selection tool for librarians.—Lawrence Looks at Books

The choice is excellent and bang up to date. ...Altogether an extremely useful bibliographic guide and well worth buying for any reference library.—Reference Reviews/Science and Technology

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