Listed below are options available for you to contact a reference librarian and ask for help with your research.
Shirley Horbatt is the original author of this guide, which she updated through March 2016.
Jennifer Stevenson edited and updated this guide Fall 2022.
Click the link below to search Open Educational Resources in the Biological Sciences:
Need to select a research topic or find background information?
The Reference Collection includes a variety of different sources, such as: subject-focused encyclopedias, handbooks, almanacs, maps/atlases, statistical compendiums, dictionaries, and more. Look here to find introductory articles on subject-related topics. The broad perspective offered by such articles often proves helpful for narrowing research topics before pursuing more in-depth information.
This guide provides some recommendations for encyclopedias and other reference resources that might provide helpful information relating to your topic.
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