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General Science

Britannica Online

  • Online version of Encyclopedia Britannica

Encyclopedia of Life Sciences

  • Current theory and practice of all basic and applied aspects of life sciences.
  • Tisch Reference Q123.D53

The Encyclopedia of Earth

  • Online encyclopedia about the Earth, its natural environments and their interaction with society.

Access Science: McGraw Hill Online Encyclopedia of Science and Technology

  • Tisch Reference Q121.M3
  • 20 volume general science encyclopedia; extensive coverage in all areas.

Oxford Reference Online: Biological Sciences

Dictionary of Biology

Dictionary of Ecology

Dictionary of Plant Sciences

Dictionary of Zoology

Natural History and Evolution

Encyclopedia of Evolution

  • Tisch Reference QH360.2.E54


Dictionary of Ecology

A Dictionary of Genetics

Dictionary of Biology


Dictionary of Plant Sciences
  • Tisch Reference QK9 .C67
  • Definitions of over 5000 terms in the botanical sciences.
Encyclopedia of Plant Physiology
  • Tisch Reference QK711.2.E5
  • Exhaustive treatment of all aspects of plant physiology; including, but not limited to metabolism, chemistry, growth, adaptation, and reproduction.


A Dictionary of Animal Behavior

Animal Behavior: Evolution and Mechanisms

Animal Behavior Desk Reference

  • Tisch Reference QL750.3.B37
  • Annotated dictionary covering animal behavior, evolution, ecology, and related branches of biology.

Encyclopedia of Insects

  • Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
  • Tisch Reference QL3.G7813
  • Natural history of animals.

Ane’s Encyclopedia Dictionary of General & Applied Entomology

Encyclopedia of Entomology


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