Disciplines & Professions: Zoology
Academic Info's Zoology Gateway
An academically-oriented site, maintained independently, offers indexes of Web resources on zoology.
Internet Resource Guide for Zoology
Links are organized by either subject or by animal group. The site also offers a search function, a list of conferences, and reference information such as an index to organism names.
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
A virtual museum with articles, news, and links to affiliated organizations.
Open Directory's Zoology Directory
Provides links to 2,000+ sites dealing with zoology, offers visitors an additional subject heading under which related information is located, and provides an annotated list of 25 useful URLs.
Yahoo!'s Zoology Directory
Offers over 30 annotated links to the popular zoology Web sites and allows the Yahoo! search engine to be confined to animal-related topics.
Animal Behavior Abstracts (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
Covers all major zoological journals. Includes both field and laboratory research. Over 90,000 records from 1983 to the present. Entries include bibliographic information and abstracts.
Zoological Record (BIOSIS, available through Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
Focuses on taxonomy and systematics. Updated monthly and covers more than 1 million records from 1978 to the present.
Zoological Record Plus (BIOSIS, available through Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
Provides an easy search of more than 4,500 publications, as well as books, reviews, and meetings. Covers a range of zoological topics from biochemistry to veterinary medicine. Updated monthly and covers more than 1 million records from 1978 to the present.
Allaby, Michael, ed. Oxford Dictionary of Zoology. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1999.
More than 5,000 definitions of terminology in zoology and other related fields. Organized alphabetically.
Animal Behavior Abstracts. Bethesda, MD: Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, 1973-.
Compiles articles and sources from more than 5,000 journals in the field. Entries include bibliographic information and abstracts. The book is organized by topic and provides subject and author indices.
Beacham, Walton, and Kirk H. Beetz, eds. Beacham's Guide to International Endangered Species. 3 vols. Osprey, FL: Beacham, 1998.
Provides basic information on endangered species. Organized alphabetically by species. Includes a list of references and an index.
Burton, Maurice, and Robert Burton, eds. International Wildlife Encyclopedia. 25 vols. New York: Marshall Cavendish, 1991.
A good source for general information on animals. The final volume provides an general index and a systematic index based on phylum, class, order, and family.
Index-Catalogue of Medical and Veterinary Zoology. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx, 1932-.
An index to international literature, specifically on parasites of animals. Organized alphabetically by subject.
Nowak, Ronald M. Walker's Mammals of the World. 6th ed. 2 vols. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1999.
Provides extensive information on mammal species. Organized by order and genus. Volume 2 provides a bibliography and a cumulative index.
Stachowitsch, Michael. The Invertebrates. New York: Wiley, 1992.
More than 10,000 explanatory entries organized systematically by invertebrate group. Provides an index.
Zoological Record. Philadelphia, PA: BIOSIS, 1864-.
Provides bibliographic information for a variety of sources from more than 4,500 serial publications. Each volume covers general zoological literature as well as twenty-five different animal groups. Each section includes 5 separate indices: author, subject, geographical, palaeontological, and systematic.