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Conservation Genetics   Tags: conservation, ecology, fish, fisheries, forestry, genetics, wildfire  

Information resources for Conservation Genetics Research and Study.
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Start Here / Best Databases

  • Web of Science - Indexes the world’s leading peer reviewed, journal literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities and provides searching of cited references from 1900 to the present.
  • Google Scholar - Scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources.

Other Relevant Databases

For an overview of the Cycle of Scientific Communication click here: Scientific Communication.

For an outline of a Comprehensive Science Literature Review click here: Science Literature Review.

For tips on improving database search results click here: Improving Database Search Results.

 

Suggested databases:

  • Agricola - 1970-present; Comprehensive index to agriculture and forestry (includes USFS research).
  • Bibliography of Genetic Variation in Natural Populations - Conservation Genetics & Genetic Variation in natural populations of animals, plants, and microbes. There is a taxonomic bias in this bibliography towards fish, especially salmon, trout, and their kin.
  • PubMed - Health and medical literature, plus dentistry, molecular biology, nursing, parasitology, and veterinary medicine.
  • Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide - 1935-present; Comprehensive index to wildlife literature (includes USFWS research).
      

    Journals

    Search specialized magazines and journals when looking for articles on your research topic. Some of the browsing examples to look at are: American Naturalist; Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics; Annual Review of Genetics; Biological Conservation; Biodiversity and Conservation; Conservation Biology; Conservation Genetics; Conservation Ecology; Ecological Applications; Ecology; Evolution; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics; Heredity; Journal of Evolutionary Biology; Journal of Heredity; Journal of Zoological Systematics & Evolutionary Research; Molecular Ecology; Nature Genetics; Trends in Ecology and Evolution.

     

    To Browse Titles or Journals by Subject, click here: Mansfield Library Journals.

     

    Browse or Search Ejournal Packages (NOTE: Some allow keyword searching of article fulltext):

    For an explanation of Popular vs. Scholarly (magazines versus research journals) click here: Popular vs. Scholarly.

    For an explanation of Peer Review click here: Peer Review in 5 Minutes.

    For an overview of placing article alerts click here: Article Alerts.

    To evaluate, compare, and rank journals using citation data click on: Journal Citation Reports or on Eigenfactor.

        

      Book Catalogs

      Book catalog resources:

      For search hints, take a look at: UM Catalog Help.

      For a detailed view of Dewey Decimal call numbers click on: Dewey Decimal Classification Summaries.

          
         

        Dictionaries, Encyclopedias & Handbooks

         

        Web Sites - Search Engines

        For hints on how to use search engines effectively, take a look at the following: Finding and Evaluating Web Sites.

         

        Some suggested search engines are:
         

        Citation Guides

        Here are some resources to help you manage your bibliographies:

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