Ecosystems

Indexes literature on wild mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians; covering all aspects of wildlife and wildlife management. Database producer from South Africa with excellent coverage of African publications.

Coverage: 1935 (& earlier)-present
Tags: Animals, Biology, Ecosystems, Wildlife, Zoology

WILDLIFE. An electronic encyclopaedia and a library of electronic books and documents providing information on the natural history, health and management of captive and free-ranging wild animals. The Wildpro┬« Electronic Library contains more than 200 documents ranging in size from single page factsheets or pamphlets to whole books such as the classic 1910 text “Elephants and Their Diseases” (G.H. Evans), the “Field Manual of Wildlife Diseases” (National Wildlife Health Center, USGS) and the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust’s “Wetlands, Wildlife and Industry: a manual of principles and practice.”

The Ecology title in the Oxford Bibliographies series is an “extensive, annotated bibliography of the most important concepts and ideas” in ecology. Topics covered include “autoecology, population, community, and ecosystem ecology, the main biomes of the world, as well as articles related to the synthesis of ecology with other disciplines including human ecology, agroecology, and chemical ecology”

LOWER-DIVISION Undergraduate focus — UPPER-DIVISION Undergraduates & Researchers should use BIOSIS Previews (under General Databases). Focuses on how organisms of all kinds – microbes, plants, and animals – interact with their environments and with other organisms. Included are relevant papers on evolutionary biology, economics, and systems analysis as they relate to ecosystems or the environment.