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Provides indexed citations to books, serials, audiovisuals, etc. held by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators (1970-present) and to journal
articles, book chapters, etc. (1979-present), covering agriculture and allied disciplines, including plant and animal sciences, forestry, entomology, soil and water resources, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, agricultural products, alternative farming practices, and food and nutrition.
- Allen brain atlas
Provides a unique multi-modal atlas of the human brain that integrates anatomic and genomic information. Containing multiple datasets from distinct project
modules, data modalities in this resource include magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), histology, and gene expression data derived from both microarray and in situ hybridization (ISH) approaches.
- Biodiversity heritage library. Charles Darwin's library
Provides a digital edition and virtual reconstruction of the surviving books owned by Charles Darwin. This BHL special collection draws on original copies
and surrogates from other libraries. It also provides full transcriptions of his annotations and marks. In this first release (2011) we provide 330 of the 1480 titles in his library, concentrating on the most heavily annotated books.
- Biology Online Dictionary
Online dictionary of biology terms
- BioMed Central
BioMed Central Ltd., an independent publisher, provides open access to over 100 biomedical research publications, including peer-reviewed biology and medicine
journal articles, current reports, and meeting abstracts. BioMed Central offers information about current controlled trials, as well as topics in modern biology. Many BMC journals provide all content without charge, but others require paid subscription for part or all content.
Aggregation of the full-texts of high-impact bioscience research journals.
- BioTech's Life Science Dictionary
Definitions for over 8300 terms associated with genetics, biochemistry, biotechnology, botany, chemistry, and more.
- Cancer handbook
Provides a comprehensive overview of all major areas of cancer research and oncology. Successfully bridging the gap between the molecular biology of cancer
and clinical diagnosis and treatment, this outstanding online reference work provides an indispensable resource for medical and life sciences students, as well as all scientists, clinicians and researchers working in the cancer field and related biomedical areas.
- Cold Spring Harbor monograph archive
Scholarly monographs published by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press from 1970 to 2009 (vols. 1-53). Topics include molecular, cell, and developmental
biology, genetics, evolutionary biology, neuroscience, cancer biology, and molecular pathology.
- College of Science, University of Notre Dame
Homepage of the college. The college consists of 5 academic departments and 12 research institutes and centers. As of 2008, there were over 1,200 undergraduate
students and 145 full time teaching and research faculty.
- Complete work of Charles Darwin online
Contains Darwin's complete publications and many of his handwritten manuscripts, including thousands of images, with Darwin bibliography and manuscript
catalogue. Also includes reviews, obituaries and descriptions of the Beagle specimens.
- Cosmopolitan earthworms
- Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame
Homepage of the department.
- Department of Preprofessional Studies, University of Notre Dame
Homepage of the department. The department is for premedical majors and is part of the College of Science.
- Dictionary of biology
- Dictionary of earth sciences
- Dictionary of ecology
- Dictionary of environment and conservation
- Dictionary of plant sciences
- Dictionary of plant sciences
- Dictionary of zoology
- Directory of Published Papers
DoPP offers free access to locate research papers, especially those not yet presented or published. If multiple search parameters are used, fewer initial
- Dissertation abstracts online (see Dissertations and theses)
- Dissertations for Department of Biological Sciences
This is a link to catalog entries for dissertations for the Department of Biological Sciences. If you want to browse the collection, please see Q 112
in the Hesburgh Library.
- eJournal Locator
* Use the eJournal Locator to find electronic versions of journals, magazines and newspapers available to the Notre Dame Community. * Do not use the
eJournal Locator to find articles on a topic. Instead, visit the "Find Articles on a Topic" page, http://www.library.nd.edu/find_articles/quicksearch.shtml, to locate tools and databases for searching on a topic. * All versions of journals (print and electronic) can be located using the All Journals tool, http://www.library.nd.edu/eresources/ejournal_locator/all_journals.shtml.
- Encyclopedia of cell technology
Over 100 clear and concise articles provide comprehensive treatments of critical issues facing the fields of animal and plant cell technology. Coverage
includes ethical and regulatory issues; the basic science of cells and cell culture; techniques and equipment used in growing cultures and harvesting product; product development and classification; licensing and patenting, as well as the history of cell technology.
- Encyclopedia of environment and society
- Encyclopedia of environmental microbiology
Comprehensive coverage of the various fields within Environmental Microbiology... * Aeromicrobiology * Aquatic * Freshwater * Marine * Subsurface * Soil
* Extreme Environments * Biodegredation * Public Health * Drinking Water * Wastewater * Biofilms * Biotechnology * Methodology.
- Encyclopedia of environmental science
- Encyclopedia of ethical, legal, and policy issues in biotechnology
- Encyclopedia of evolution
"guide to the essentials of evolutionary biology... Topics include: Darwin, natural selection, human origins, behavioral ecology, diversity, mathematical
models, and cell and developmental biology. Special essays include Stephen Jay Gould's 'Macroevolution' and Jane Goodall and Elizabeth Vinson-Lonsdorf on 'Culture in Chimpanzees'"--Home page.
- Encyclopedia of global change
Discusses both natural and man-made changes to the world's environment. Covers concepts of global change, earth and earth systems, climate change, human
factors, resources, responses to global change agreements and associations, biographies and case studies.
- Encyclopedia of global environmental change
- Encyclopedia of hydrological sciences
Written and edited by global authorities in the field, and comprising approximately 200 substantial articles, provides detailed, expert coverage of the
subject and offers up-to-date, scientifically rigorous information on all key aspects, from sub-catchment to the global scale.
- Encyclopedia of inland waters
Contains over 240 individual articles covering various broad topics including properties of water hydrologic cycles, surface and groundwater hydrology,
hydrologic balance, lakes of the world, rivers of the world, light and heat in aquatic ecosystems, hydrodynamics and mixing in rivers, reservoirs, and lakes, biological integration among inland aquatic ecosystems, pollution and remediation, and conservation and management of inland aquatic ecosystems.
- Encyclopedia of life sciences
- Encyclopedia of mammals
- Encyclopedia of stem cell research
- Encyclopedia of the eye
- Encyclopedia of underwater life
- Encyclopedia of water politics and policy in the United States
Overview of approximately 280 projects, legislative bills, legal cases, people, and organizations that have shaped the development of waterways in the
U.S. over the past 150 years.
- Encyclopedic dictionary of genetics, genomics, and proteomics
The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Genetics, Genomics, and Proteomics, Second Edition includes a vast range of terms and concepts dealing with biochemistry,
cell and developmental biology, immunology, hereditary diseases, and molecular evolution, as well as the state of the art in genomics and proteomics.
Life sciences search engine produced by the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
- Environmental encyclopedia
- Gale encyclopedia of medicine
Includes information on more than 1,600 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments,
procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.
- Global biodiversity outlook 1
- Global biodiversity outlook 2
- Global biodiversity outlook 3
"GreenFILE offers well-researched but accessible information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government
and general-interest titles include content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done on each level to minimize negative impact. Topics covered include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. GreenFILE is multidisciplinary by nature and draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology."
- GREENR (Global reference on the environment, energy, and natural resources)
Searchable database of content on emerging green technologies, sustainability, climate change, and other environmental issues.
- Handbook of statistical genetics
Offers access via basic and advanced search engines to broad coverage of the field of medicinal chemistry and drug discovery for medicinal chemists, biologists,
pharmacologists and molecular biologists.
- HathiTrust Digital Library
A digital repository for the nation's great research libraries that brings together the immense collections of its partner institutions. It was initially
conceived as a collaboration of the thirteen universities of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, the University of California system, and the University of Virginia to establish a repository for those universities to archive and share their digitized collections, and quickly expanded to include additional partners with fast growing treasure of digitized collections.
HathiTrust Frequently Asked Questions
- Health & wellness resource center.
Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes health/medical journals, pamphlets, health-related videos
from partner Healthology, Inc., and articles from general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.
- Hesburgh Libraries Online Catalog (Aleph)
This is the Hesburgh Libraries online catalog, which also allows access to other MALC catalogs, and includes the full holdings of the Hesburgh Libraries
of Notre Dame.
- IMI descriptions of fungi and bacteria (see Descriptions of fungi and bacteria)
Database providing information on fungi and bacteria "... to allow identification / confirmation of identity of significant species, along with related
information on pathology or other economic significance."--Home page.
- InCites journal citation reports.
A comprehensive resource that allows users to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from scholarly and technical journals from publishers
in over 80 countries. It is the only source of citation data on journals, and includes virtually all areas of science, technology, and social sciences.
- International code of botanical nomenclature (Vienna Code)
- International code of nomenclature of Bacteria
- International Code of Virus Classification And Nomenclature
- International code of zoological nomenclature
- International field guides
Searchable bibliographic database of field guides for plants, animals, and other objects in North America and around the world. A merger of Schmidt's printed
book A Guide to Field Guides: Identifying the Natural History of North America and its Web supplement for international guides.
- JNCI cancer spectrum
An enhanced, online version of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI) (full text: 1998- ) integrated with other sources of cancer information.
"Search All" screen returns results from JNCI, more than 25 additional journals with cancer-related content, cancer statistics from various health agencies, recent news coverage, Physician data query, selected relevant entries in Physicians' desk reference, and abstracts from Cochrane reviews and from IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans.
- JSTOR ebook collection
A collection of scholarly books in the areas of humanities and social sciences.
- JSTOR plant science
Comprehensive online research tool for aggregating and exploring the world's botanical resources, thereby dramatically improving access for students, scholars,
and scientists around the globe. It is useful for those researching, teaching or studying botany, biology, ecology, environmental and conservation studies.
- Kirk-Othmer encyclopedia of chemical technology
Presents a wide scope of articles on chemical substances, properties, manufacturing, and uses; on industrial processes, unit operations in chemical engineering;
and on fundamentals and scientific subjects related to the field. Describes established technology along with cutting edge topics of interest in the wide field of chemical technology.
Collection of cross-searchable e-books on engineering topics drawn from dozens of technical publishers and professional societies. Includes professional
handbooks and analytical tools.
- Library of Congress Classification Outline
Browsers will find here a descriptive outline of the organization system used by the Hesburgh Libraries (and the Library of Congress and most research
and academic libraries in the U.S.). The letters and titles of the main subject divisions are listed--click on any subject division to view an outline of its subdivisions.
- Life Sciences Approval List
This is a list of biology and medicine books recently received via Blackwell's approval plan. You may review the titles listed below, clicking the check
box for any title you think the Hesburgh Libraries should acquire. The books may also be perused in the Approval Room of the Hesburgh Library.
- Life Sciences Collection Development Policy
Collection Development Policy for Life Sciences
- Life Sciences New Book Shelf
This is a dynamic link listing life sciences books acquired for the Hesburgh Libraries' in the last 30 days. It is sorted by title.
- Magic universe
- McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of science & technology (see: Access Science)
Full access to 8500+ articles, 110,000 dictionary terms, and hundreds of Research Updates in all areas of science and technology, updated daily; over 2000
biographies of leading scientists.
- Medical microbiology
Thomson ISI version
MEDLINE is the largest subset of PubMed. Approximately 5,200 journals are indexed by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) for the MEDLINE database. Records
are indexed with NLM's controlled vocabulary, the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).
Fact sheet for MEDLINE
See also PubMed
- Modern genetic analysis
Introductory genetics textbook, with problem sets.
- National Academies Press
Online books in the physical and social sciences, accessible by subject and with full text searching capability, published since 1980 by The National Academy
Press (NAP). This press was created by the National Academies to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. Also includes information about the Joseph Henry Press, an imprint of the National Academies Press, created with the goal of making books on science, technology, and health more widely available to professionals and the public.
- New encyclopedia of birds
- New encyclopedia of insects and their allies
- New encyclopedia of reptiles and amphibians
- New Oxford dictionary for scientific writers and editors
- NIH RePORTER
Research portfolio online reporting tool (RePORT)
- Nora Lee Memorial Collection
Monograph collection named in honor of Nora M. Lee, the daughter of Dr. Lawrence H. N. and Lydia S. Lee. Dr. Lee was associated with the Department of
Biological Sciences and started a collection in Nora’s name after she died tragically. He himself passed away in 2007 and is survived by his widow.
- Oxford bibliographies online. Ecology
Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on ecology. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable. Contains a "My OBO" function
that allows users to create personalized bibliographies of individual citations from different bibliographies.
- Oxford bibliographies online. Public health
OBO public health offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on public health, a field with a mission to assess, develop, and assure the health of a
population. It covers such key areas as public policy, non-communicable diseases, infectious diseases, social determinants of disease, and key issues of poverty, equity, and social justice. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable.
- Oxford companion to global change
- Oxford companion to the earth
- Oxford companion to the garden
- Oxford dictionary of biochemistry and molecular biology
- Oxford scholarship online
Cross-searchable collection containing full text for thousands of books published by Oxford University Press. Subject areas include biology, business and
management, classical studies, economics and finance, history, linguistics, literature, mathematics, music, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, and religion.
- Peterson's Grad Channel
Graduate schools and programs by name, location, or program.
- Primate malarias
Electronic version of The pimate mlarias, originally published by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in 1971. Electronic version
produced by James J. Sullivan, Gregory Noland, and Leanne Ward, Biology and Diagnostics Branch of the Division of Parasitic Diseases [CDC].
- Prokaryotes, a handbook on the biology of bacteria
- ProQuest dissertations and theses database, full text
Coverage: 1861- (Indexing); 1980- (Abstracting dissertations), 1988- (Abstracting theses), 1997- (Full-text dissertations, where available)
Provides information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses, with subject, title, and author access to almost all American dissertations accepted
at an accredited institution since 1861. Offers full text for most dissertations (Notre Dame and other) added since 1997. Access info: Access to full text (PDF) of Notre Dame dissertations since 1997, restricted to users with valid Notre Dame NetIDs.
A free search engine with FindText access to ND's electronic journals. Searches MEDLINE, the National Library of Medicine's database of citations/abstracts
in the fields of medicine, plus additional selected life sciences journals not in MEDLINE.
Fact sheet for PubMed
See also MEDLINE
- Review of medical and veterinary entomology
"... a fully searchable abstracts database of internationally published research on medical and veterinary entomology selected from the database for the
applied life sciences and other relevant arthropods"--Publisher's description.
An electronic virtual library of scholarly journals published in Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain, and Portugal. Search or browse by country of publication
or subject area. Strong in coverage of science, medicine, and public health along with social sciences and humanities journals.
- Science in context.
Features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects. From earth science and life science,
to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography. Delivers integrated content through 150+ comprehensive reference sets from Gale Encyclopedia of Science, Chemical Elements, Science in Dispute and Macmillan Science Library. Also includes more than 22,000 topic overviews, 7,000 biographies, 1.5 million periodical articles from noted publications like Science Weekly, Science News and The Science Teacher, 16,000 images and videos, 170+ detailed experiments, 8,100 biographies, and two dictionaries.
Contains multimedia videos highlighting the U.S. Department of Energy's most exciting scientific research. ScienceCinema contains videos produced by the
DOE National Laboratories and other research institutions.
- SCOPE e-book collection
Collection of more than 70 scientific monographs and other imprint titles.
- Sequence - evolution - function
- SIAM e-books
Provides access to books published by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics over the past five decades.
- Tree of life
Provides information about the diversity of organisms on Earth, their history, and characteristics.
VectorBase is an NIAID-funded Bioinformatic Resource Center focused on invertebrate vectors of human pathogens. VectorBase annotates and curates vector
genomes providing a web accessible integrated resource for the research community.
- Web of science
"... accesses multidisciplinary databases of bibliographic information gathered from thousands of scholarly journals. The databases are indexed so you
can search for specific articles by subject, author, journal, and/or author address. Because the information stored about each article includes the article's cited reference list (often called its bibliography), you can also search the databases for articles that cite a known author or work."--Tutorial screen.
More about Web of Science
A worldwide union catalog created and maintained collectively by more than 9,000 OCLC member institutions. With millions of online records built from the
bibliographic and ownership information of contributing libraries, it is the largest and most comprehensive database of its kind.