Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Elsevier encyclopedias - valuable resources for undergrads

More reference resources may be found on the
 Library's Encyclopedias, dictionaries & reference sources LibGuide

Please also encourage students to use this excellent resource :

Oxford Reference (all disciplines)

Oxford Reference is the home of Oxford’s quality reference publishing, bringing together over 2 million entries, many of which are illustrated, into a single cross-searchable resource.  Provides quality, up-to-date reference content at the click of a button.


Links to Elsevier encyclopedias - with examples of content :

Encyclopedia of ecology                              
·         Examples of chapters/searches:  search for  wastewatertreatment ; Climate Change : History and Current State

Encyclopedia of fish physiology                 
·         Examples of chapters/searches: search for stressand growth ; Temperature Preference: Behavioral Responses to Temperature in Fishes

Encyclopedia of microbiology                    
·         Examples of chapters/searches:  search for fluvial environments ; search for glacial landforms ; search for coleoptera
·         Examples of chapters/searches:  urban geography ;  urban studies ; GIS
·         Examples of chapters/searches: search for landscape evolution ; Riparian Vegetation and the Fluvial Environment: A Biogeographic Perspective

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