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  • Biotechnology: In Context Gale
    Examines biotechnology and related subjects in the context of science, government, politics, culture and society, and the environment. It also covers historical, political and ethical debates and issues. (2012)
  • Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior Elsevier
    Covers not only the usual topics such as communication, learning, sexual selection, navigation, and the history of the field, but also emerging topics in cognition, animal welfare, conservation, and applications of animal behavior. (2010)
  • Encyclopedia of Biomes Gale
    Offers students and researchers comprehensive information on 12 of the Earth's major biomes and its many component ecosystems. (2000)
  • Encyclopedia of Evolution Oxford
    A comprehensive guide to the essentials of evolutionary biology, these entries by leading experts survey essential concepts and theories, present methods, models and findings, and discuss both the history of the field and current controversies. (2002)
  • Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia : Extinction Gale
    This new supplement explores all aspects of extinctions and extinct life, featuring approximately 80 articles outlining major extinctions and related scientific areas. Entries are written by nationally renowned subject experts specializing in zoology, paleontology, and environmental science. Written for students and general researchers. (2013)


  • Chemical Compounds Gale
    Offers information on the ways in which different chemical elements combine to form commonly-used chemical compounds, such as water, ammonia, and aspirin. (2006)
  • Chemistry: Foundations and Applications Gale
    Provides a broad approach to chemistry, its laws, processes, applications and subdisciplines, and its many branches, as well as biotechnology. (2004)

Research Articles


  • WebElements Periodic Table
    Comprehensive and in-depth information about the elements linked from the interactive periodic table.

Related Resources

  • American Women of Science since 1900 Gale
    Covers American women scientists across the sciences throughout the 20th century, providing historical context for understanding their achievements and the way they changed the practice of science. (2011)

  • Bioethics Gale
    Covers the ethics of health professions, animal research, population control and the environment, the impact of new scientific knowledge and its potential to harm or benefit present and future generations. (2014)

  • Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics Gale
    Considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. (2005)

  • Gale eBooks Gale
    All Gale encyclopedia and reference resources in one search.

  • Opposing Viewpoints Gale
    Features viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites. (Updated regularly)

  • Sage Handbook of Qualitative Research Ethics Gale
    In-depth review of the distinctive set of ethical considerations which accompany qualitative research. (2018)

  • Scientific Thought: In Context Gale
    Scientific essays & primary documents exploring the impact of science on society through the ages. (2009)