Biology links

Biodiversity Heritage Library

Digital library providing free and open access to the historical literature of taxonomy and biodiversity. In partnership with the Internet Archive and through local digitization efforts, the BHL has digitized millions of pages of taxonomic literature, representing tens of thousands of titles and nearly 100,000 volumes of legacy content.

Biological Sciences (Abstracts only)

This interdisciplinary database offers abstracts and citations to a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science. Supporting over two dozen areas of expertise, this CSA database provides access to literature from over 6000 serials, as well as conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and selected books and patents.


Collection of full texts of various research journals in biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. Subject areas covered by this resource are: biochemistry, biology, ecology, environment studies, geosciences, sciences and technology.

BIOSIS Previews

Comprehensive citation index in life sciences research. Combines journal content from Biological Abstracts ® with supplemental, non-journal content from Biological Abstracts/RRM ® (Reports, Reviews and Meetings). Covers all life science areas, including agriculture, biochemistry, biomedicine, biotechnology, botany, ecology, environmental sciences, genetics, microbiology & pharmacology. Indexes over 6000 journals, serials and conference proceedings.

Plant Science (Abstracts only)

A bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts of scientific literature on plant science, focusing on all plant scientific aspects, especially on pathology, symbiosis, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, techniques and environmental biology. Over 250 primary research journals are scanned by specialized scientific editors to add approximately 23,000 titles to the database each year. From July 1996 onwards, informative abstracts have been added when available.

Texas Marine Species

The Marine Species Identification Project is an interactive web-based collection of photographs and information on marine species found off the Texas coast. This web site is photo-based using whole-fish and close-up photos of features useful in identification. The purpose is of this guide is to provide detailed photos and descriptions to aid in the correct identification of individual organisms. Each species is represented by one or more photographs and brief descriptions of habitat, distinguishing characteristics, differences with similar species, maximum sizes, meristics, common and scientific names and families, and any other interesting or pertinent information.

Zoological Record

The world's most comprehensive index to zoological literature. Records cover every aspect of zoology, including biochemistry, behavior, ecology evolution, genetics,etc.