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Biology Open Access and Web Resources
Open access catalog from US National Agricultural Library (NAL), which searches all content in the NAL library: peer-reviewed journals, books, theses, technical reports, patents, software, and audiovisual materials. Subject coverage includes all core topics of the agricultural sciences: plant sciences, animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, forestry, aquaculture, environmental sciences, natural resources, sustainable agriculture, agricultural economics and policy, nutrition, and related research.
open access to e-prints in physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics.
The Cell: An Image Library
a freely accessible, easy-to-search, public repository of reviewed and annotated images, videos, and animations of cells from a variety of organisms, showcasing cell architecture, intracellular
functionalities, and both normal and abnormal processes. The purpose of this database is to advance research, education, and training, with the ultimate goal of improving human health.
Census of Marine Life
the result of a $650 million project involving 2,700 from over 80 nations, this website is a compilation of diversity, geographic distribution and abundance of marine life.
EcoInternet features deep ecology essays, alerts, and newsfeeds by Dr. Glen Barry committed to averting biosphere collapse and achieving global environmental sustainability through advocacy for biocentric policies. We are concerned with climate, forests, water, and oceans as well as broader issues of human rights, peace, equity, truth, and justice.
focus on distribution and conservation status of plants and animals in the US and Canada.
PeerJ is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal. It considers articles in the Biological Sciences, Medical Sciences, and Health Sciences.
Plant Image Gallery
(Noble Foundation) - images for more than 600 species of native grasses, forbs and woody plants.
The Reptile Database
serves as a taxonomic reference to over 9,500 reptile species and 3,000 subspecies, which includes scientific and common names, synonyms, geographic distributions, type specimen data, bibliographical references, and color photographs. The database was curated by Peter Uetz, Virginia Commonwealth University.
a comprehensive resource offering students a wealth of information, learning tools, and interactive activities on genetics, cell biology, and ecology. Includes blogs, discussion groups, and career resources. This is an excellent supplement to any college-level course in the biological sciences.