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Bio 154: Foundations of Biology II: Reference Sources

eEncyclopedias and eDictionaries

Websites

Tree of Life Web Project

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Search hundreds of electronic reference books from multiple publishers from the search window at the top of Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Oxford Reference Online

Search 281 electronic reference books published by Oxford University Press from one search window.

Oxford Reference Online

Wikipedia

If you decide to look your organism up in Wikipedia, confirm the information you are finding in a scholarly source, such as the reference sources on the left and above.

One good way to use Wikipedia articles is to use the list of references at the bottom of the article to navigate to scholarly sources.

Print encyclopedias

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