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- Access Science @ McGraw-Hill Full access to over 8,500 articles, 110,000+ dictionary terms, and hundreds of research updates in all areas of science and technology.
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- Encyclopedia of Life Sciences is "a monthly-updating reference work containing over 4,800 specially commissioned, peer-reviewed and citable articles written by leaders in the field. It offers comprehensive and authoritative coverage of the life sciences...."
- Oxford Reference Online: Science delivers access to numerous "subject reference works from one of the world's biggest and most trusted reference publishers into a single cross-searchable resource."
- Science In Context Search for contextual information on significant science topics. Includes videos, images, articles, news, and encyclopedia entries for each topic.
Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior by
Publication Date: 2010
"This comprehensive work covers not only topics such as communication, learning, sexual selection, and the history of the field, but also emerging topics on cognition, animal welfare, conservation, and applications of animal behavior."
Encyclopedia of Biodiversity by
Publication Date: 2013
"Brings together, for the first time, a study of the dimensions of diversity...Major themes of the work include the evolution of biodiversity, systems for classifying and defining biodiversity, ecological patterns and theories of biodiversity, and an assessment of contemporary patterns and trends in biodiversity."
The Encyclopedia of Sustainability by
Publication Date: 2016
Multi-volume set where "experts from around the world provide authoritative coverage of the growing body of knowledge about ways to restore the planet. Focused on solutions, this interdisciplinary publication draws from the natural, physical, and social sciences..."
Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science by
Publication Date: 2012
This multi-volume set "examines our estuaries and coasts, from the inland watershed to the ocean shelf... with a new focus on environmental, socio-economic and policy issues."