Botany

The Arabidopsis Information Resource

Alternative Titles
TAIR
Description

The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR) provides a comprehensive resource for the scientific community working with Arabidopsis thaliana, a widely used model plant. TAIR consists of a searchable relational database, which includes many different datatypes. Data can be viewed using a interactive MapViewer, and analyzed with our tools. Datasets can be downloaded. In addition, pages on news, information on the Arabidopsis Genome Initiative (AGI), Arabidopsis lab protocols, and useful links are provided.

Type
Database
Coverage
Varies
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/32004
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

University of Michigan Herbarium Algae Type Collection

Alternative Titles
Algae Type Collection
Description

This collection contains specimen data and digital images of nearly 900 type specimens of algae from the University of Michigan Herbarium. These specimens are particularly valuable, since they are ones that are specifically designated to represent the scientific name of an organism whenever an author describes and publishes a new species or other rank.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31068
Access
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University of Michigan Herbarium Fungus Collection Database

Alternative Titles
Fungus Collection Database
Description

This collection contains catalog records, some accompanied by digital images, exported from the Fungus Collection's specimen collection. It contains more than 60,000 records with collection dates ranging from the 1860's to the present.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31066
Access
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University of Michigan Herbarium Bryophyte Type Collection

Alternative Titles
Bryophyte Type Collection
Description

This collection contains specimen data of the nearly 1800 "type specimens" of bryophytes at the University of Michigan Herbarium. These specimens are particularly valuable, since they are ones that are specifically designated to represent the scientific name of an organism whenever an author describes and publishes a new species or other rank.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31064
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
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University of Michigan Herbarium Vascular Plant Type Collection with Specimen Images

Alternative Titles
Vascular Plant Type Collection with Specimen Images
Description

This digital collection contains specimen data and digital images of the nearly 10,000 "type specimens" of vascular plants at the University of Michigan Herbarium. These specimens are particularly valuable, since they are ones that are specifically designated to represent the scientific name of an organism whenever an author describes and publishes a new species or other rank.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31062
Access
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Garden and Forest

Alternative Titles
GANDF
Description

The Journal of Horticulture, Landscape Art, and Forestry (1888-1897) was the first American journal devoted to horticulture, botany, landscape design and preservation, national and urban park development, scientific forestry, and the conservation of forest resources. The Preservation Reformatting Division at the Library of Congress used LC preservation specifications to produce this digital reproduction of all ten volumes, comprising 8,400 pages and over 1,000 photographs and other illustrations.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31056
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

University of Michigan Herbarium Fungus Monographs

Alternative Titles
Fungus Monographs
Description

This collection contains full-text digitizations of three texts by L. R. (Lexemuel Ray) Hesler and eight texts by Alexander Hanchett Smith. Each of the pages can be freely searched and displayed, but requires permission for print or electronic distribution.

This is part of the Flora and Fauna of the Great Lakes Region: A Multimedia Digital Collection.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31046
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SpringerProtocols

Alternative Titles
Springer Protocols
Description

SpringerProtocols is the largest subscription-based online database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the biomedical and life sciences. Compiling protocols from the book series Methods in Molecular Biology and other sources, SpringerProtocols offers researchers access to nearly thirty years of tested, trusted, step-by-step protocols for immediate use in the lab. With an emphasis on comprehensiveness and clarity, each protocol is organized in an easily reproducible recipe style. Protocols are written by experts in the field and are reviewed by editors distinguished in their specific subject areas, as well as by an editorial board. SpringerProtocols is an invaluable resource for the modern research laboratory.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30464
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Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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University of Michigan Herbarium, Fungus Image Database

Alternative Titles
Fungus Image Database
Description

This collection contains photographs of fungi specimens, electron microscope spore photographs, and accompanying data records from the University of Michigan Herbarium. These images are also the illustrative plates in the fungus monograph collection. They are searchable as a separate database and are linked from the book pages as well.

This is part of the Flora and Fauna of the Great Lakes Region: A Multimedia Digital Collection.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11869
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University of Michigan Herbarium, Krieger's Watercolors of Fungi

Alternative Titles
Krieger's Watercolors of Fungi
Description

This collection contains images from the Herbarium's Krieger watercolor collection, along with records that describe them. Louis C. C. Krieger was a mycological artist who spent the years from 1918 to 1928 helping Baltimore physician and amateur mycologist Dr. Howard A. Kelly create a private mycological library. The watercolors shown here are from Dr. Kelly's library, which was donated to the University of Michigan in 1928. The database was created for this project, and resides in the library.

This is part of the Flora and Fauna of the Great Lakes Region: A Multimedia Digital Collection.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11857
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