(Research Starters from EBSCOHOST provide links to citable, authoritative summary articles for thousands of popular topics. They are a wonderful place to begin your research.)
Encyclopedia of Insects: REF QL462.3 .E485 2009
The Encyclopedia of Mammals: REF QL703 .E53 2006
The Fresh & Salt Water Fishes of the World: REF QL615 .M49 1976
Books to Check Out:
Books about the animal kingdom are located in the QL1-739 section of the stacks.
Use the terms from below to search in the Sauk catalog or for books within the I-Share catalog.
Including geographical distribution
QL605-739.8 Chordates. Vertebrates
QL640-669.3 Reptiles and amphibians
Animals without Backbones: QL362 .B93 1987
The Biology of Small Mammals: QL703 .M47 2010
Field Guide to Birds of North America: QL681 .B75 2007
Firefly Encyclopedia of Insects and Spiders: QL 462.3 .F57 2002
Firefly Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians: QL 640 .7 .F57 2002
Reptiles & Amphibians for Dummies: SF459.R4 B375 2003
The World of Whales, Dolphins & Porpoises: QL 737 .C4 M3144 2003
Access Science: (Award winning reference database covering all major scientific disciplines)
Credo Reference: (Award winning reference database with thousands of specialized encyclopedias and links to articles and interactive media)
Encyclopedia Britannica (General knowledge encyclopedia)
SVCC belongs to a consortium of more than 80 academic and research libraries in Illinois – CARLI. If you can’t find what you need in our library, expand your search to the I-Share catalog. To borrow from CARLI libraries, first you need to activate your library account at SVCC and then create an I-Share account. This takes very little time, and any library staff member will be happy to help you.
PLOS ONE: an international, peer-reviewed open access journal focusing on scientific research
Science Online: the world's leading journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary
National Geographic from the National Geographic Society
Nature Works from New Hampshire Public Television
The Wonders of the Seas from the Oceanic Research Group
World Register of Marine Species from the European Registry of Marine Species in conjunction with the Flanders Marine Institute.
Searching Book Indexes:
- An index is an alphabetical listing of topics usually in the back of a book
- Try searching indexes for the following terms
Nutrition/Ingestive or absorptive
Sexual Reproduction/Asexual Reproduction