A Guide to the Zoological Literature: The Animal Kingdom by George H. Bell, Diane B. Rhodes (Moore)

By George H. Bell, Diane B. Rhodes (Moore)

This paintings presents entry to a wealth of data. Reference librarians, scholars, zoologists, conservationists, and novice naturalists can use it to find such resources as a box advisor to the birds of Bali, a list of the mammals of Africa, an encyclopedia of fishes, a instruction manual on bugs, an identity key to reptiles of North the US, or the identify of a web information crew on western birds. it's the basically latest paintings that encompasses a compilation of all of the significant reference assets at the animal nation. A finished author-title index and a separate topic index make finding particular entries easy. the topic index comprises the typical and clinical names of animal teams and geographical destinations. meant to be used in public, educational, and really good libraries, in addition to departments within the zoological sciences.

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The appendices consist of structural formulas of important biological molecules, an outline of the plant, animal, protista, and monera kingdoms, and a list of the common chemical elements listing symbol, atomic number, and atomic mass. 5. , ed. McGraw-Hill Dictionary of the Life Sciences. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1976. 907p. LC 76-17817. ISBN 0-07-045262-8. Over 800 illustrations of plants, animals, cells, structural formulas, and charts can be found interspersed among the over 20,000 definitions in this text.

Burgess, 1967). LC 66-23383. , W. Malcolm Reid, and Arlene E. Luchsinger. Smith's Guide to the Literature of the Life Sciences, 9th ed. : Burgess, 1980). LC 79-55580. ISBN 0-8087-3576-4. Walford's Guide to Reference Materials, 5th ed. , ed. (London: The Library Association, 1989). ISBN 0-85365-978-8. Page 1 Chapter 1 General Reference Sources The animal kingdom is incredibly diverse. It is estimated that more than 2 million animal species are alive today. They show an amazing range of diversity in both structure and mode of life, with representatives being found in every known habitat in the world, from great ocean depths to high mountain peaks, from torrid deserts to below-zero ice continents.

LC 90-3750. ISBN 1-55905-052-7. This beautifully illustrated new reference source for school and public libraries features easy, informative reading and striking full-color illustrations that fill almost every page. Originally published in 1989 in London, it is organized into 15 continuously paged volumes with American spellings, weights, and measures substituted for the British. Mary Corliss Pearl, Assistant Director, Wildlife Conservation International, served as the consultant on this American edition.

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