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ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCES-- SELECTED RESOURCES 

Keeley Library  Revised January 23, 2001
See also:
Biological Sciences
Wildlife Conservation
Evolution

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT ZOOLOGY

in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:World Book, 2001 
Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.21, v.1
 inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v. 29
Wit, Lawrence C. "Zoology".v.21
Milne, Lorus J. and Marjorie Milne. "Animal" v.1
Hanna, Jack. "Zoo". v,21
Ryan, Francis J. "Zoology". v. 29

BROWSING GUIDE  590'S

See our guide,Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.
590's     Animals
591's     Specific Topics in Natural History
592's     Inverterbrates
593's     Marine and Seashore Invertebrates
594's     Mollusca and Molluscoidea
595's     Arthropoda
596's     Chordates
597's     Cold-Blooded Verterbrates, Fishes
598's     Aves (Birds)
599's     Mammalia  (Mammals)

sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
Anatomy, Comparative 
Animal behavior 
Animals 
Dangerous animals 
Embryology                                           Entomology 
Fur-bearing animals 
Herpetology 
Ichthyology 
Nocturnal animals 
Ornithology 
Paleontology 
Physiology, Comparative 
Protozoology 
Psychology, Comparative 
Zoos 
Zoology--Classification              Animals--Identification
Zoology--Dictionaries
Animal ecology 
Domestic animals
Pests
Working animals 
Zoology, Medical
Embryology 
Zoology--Encyclopedias 
Zoogeography 
Zoology--Laboratory manuals Zoology--North America Zoology--Pictorial works 
Natural history--Pre-Linnean works
Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation 
Zoology--Vocational guidance 
Zoos--Vocational guidance 

SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS

The call  number for each will bring you to the general area for that subject.Each type of book listed below is useful for a particular purpose. These kinds of resources exist for books in many different subject areas. As you use them, you will become more familiar with them, and will appreciate their value.
Resource Type: Selected Title Call Number
Zoology:  Bibliographic Guides These resources summarize the topic and lead you to other resources. Magill's Survery of Science Biology Series
(Look in the Catergory Index for Zoology topics)
Ref. 570 M194 1991
 

 

Zoology: Dictionaries  These give definitions for Zoology topics. Science Dictionary of the Animal World
Visual Dictionary of the Skeleton
Ref. 591.03 C539 1969
Ref. 591.471 W183 1995
Zoology: Primary Sources . Ref. 
Zoology: Atlases /Almanacs/
Classified Guides
Atlas of Drawing for Verterbrate Anatomy
Animal Atlas of the World
Atlas of Bird Migration
Ref. 596 E21 1964
Ref. 599 J82
Ref. 598.2525 A881 1995
Zoology: Handbooks
These  are usually one-volume works 
which specialize in one area and 
give a short explanation or description .
Many of these are well illustrated.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Encyclopedia of Animal Ecology
Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior
Grzimek's Encyclopedia of Ethology
Encyclopedia of Animal Evolution
Inverterbrates
American Museumn of Natural History Guide to Shells
Wildlife Paradises, a Worldwide Guide
Eastern Butterflies
Encyclopedia of Butterflies
Encyclopedia of Insects and Arachnids
Birds of the World
Fishes of the World
Turtles of the World
Encyclopedia of Snakes
Encyclopedia of Reptiles
Ref. 591.7 E56 1987
Ref. 591.5 E56 1987
Ref. 591.503 G895 1977
Ref. 591.38 E56 1987
Ref. 592 H996
Ref. 594.04 E53

Ref.  599 G649
Ref. 595.789 O61 1992
Ref. 595.789 F328 1993
Ref. 595.7003 B974
Ref. 598 A937 1961
Ref. 597.003 W562
Ref. 597.92 E71 1989
Ref. 597.96 M444 1995
Ref. 598.1 E56

Zoology: Encyclopedias
These are encyclopedias devoted 
to Botany topics. Contents vary. 
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
International Wildlife Encyclopedia
Walker's Mammals of the World
Ref.591 G893
Ref. 591.03 B974
Ref. 599 W178 1991
Zoology:  Article Reprints SIRS Life Sciences  (Look in Comprehensive Index  for Botany topics) Ref.Desk 570.5 L722
Zoology: Biographies World of Biology (includes biographies)
Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists 
Dictionary of Scientific Biography
Ref. 570.3 W927 1999
Ref. Ref. 509.22B615 1998
Ref. 509.22 D554

PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE
(Includes several hundred online articles about  animals and Zoology.)
ELECTRIC LIBRARY
 As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

WEB SITES

Biosis Internet Resource Guide for Zoology BUBL Link: Animals DMOZ Open Directory: Zoology
Museum of Comparative Zoology Museum of Verterbrate Zoology Inverterbrate Zoology Links
ENature. com
Tiger Information Center
Bats, Bats Everywhere
National Gerbil Society

Bird Checklists of the U.S.

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Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
September, 1978  to  June, 2001