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Ecology and Wildlife Biology Research Guide: Home

Information resources for ecology or wildlife biology research and study.

Start Here / Best Databases

Other Relevant Databases

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:

Journals

Search specialized journals when looking for articles on your research topic. Some suggested browsing examples to look at are: American Naturalist; Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics; Auk; Canadian Journal of Zoology; Condor; Conservation Biology; Ecological Applications; Ecological Monographs; Ecology; Evolution; Journal of Animal Ecology; Journal of Evolutionary Biology; Journal of Mammalogy; Journal of Wildlife Management; Oikos; Trends in Ecology & Evolution; Wildlife Society Bulletin; Wildlife Monographs


To browse journal titles, click here: Mansfield Library Journals.

Browse or search ejournal packages (NOTE: Some allow keyword searching of article full text):

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.

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

Book Catalogs

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

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Handbooks

Grants and Funding Sources

Legal, Legislative and News Information Sources

Web Sites - Search Engines

Some suggested search engines are:

Citation Guides

Here are some resources to help you manage your bibliographies:

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Science Librarian

Head, Access & Collection Services

Mansfield Library, The University of Montana

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Missoula, MT 59812-9936

406-243-6811; Office ML 327