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Database Articles

Science in Context  database is an excellent place to start for reference articles (which are actually print sources that you are accessing electronically) as well as news, journal and magazine articles and images and video segments.  

World Book Discover is an online encyclopedia that can give you both information and images.

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You can either search the class you are researching (mammal, bird, etc) or you can search for the individual organism.


Search Destiny

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This search box will access our libary catalog. Use it to find books we have here.

Citing Print Sources

Please check the cart for a wide variety of print materials.  Depending on your topic, there may be more print materials available.  Check Destiny, too.

Citing print sources isn't all that bad.  See our "Citation" LibGuide for help.

Link to Discovery Education

  • Link to Discovery Education
    Either use the search box or click on the icon for a description of the class of vertebrate you are interested in.

Websites you might use for reserach

  • San Diego Zoo
    Either use the search box or click on the icon for a description of the class of vertebrate you are interested in.
  • St. Louis Zoo - About the Animals  
    St. Louis Zoo website.
  • Encyclopedia of Life
    Super cool website. Use the search box to either search for the class or the specific organism you are researching You'll find information, videos and pictures.
  • National Geographic Animals
    Use the search box to find the organism you are researching.
  • Vertebrates
    Use the hyperlinked navigation links to get more information. They have extra details on a relatively small list of organisms.

Citing Website Sources

Remember that databases and eBooks usually provide you with the article citation or provide a citation generator; websites don't. To cite a website, use one of the citation generators listed below. Remember, most citations generated by these tools will be incompete; it is your job to fill in information that doesn't show up.


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