Zoology

John James Audubon's Birds of North America and Viviparous Quadrupeds

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Audubon's Birds and Mammals
Description

John Audubon published many scientific works in his lifetime, but two are world-renowned for their artistic as well as scientific merit: The Birds of America from Original Drawings (often referred as the “double-elephant folio”; published between 1827 and 1838 in London by Robert Havell Jr.; first work purchased for the University of Michigan Library in 1839) and The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America (often referred to as the “imperial folio”; published between 1845 and 1848 in Philadelphia by J.T. Bowen; purchased jointly by the Special Collections Library and the William L. Clements Library in 2014). These Plate volumes are respectively intaglio and lithographic prints, both exquisitely handcolored.

The images in this collection are in the public domain and may be used without permission. Kindly provide attribution to the University of Michigan Special Collections Library for these images and where the original materials are held.

Type
Images
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/39716
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SpringerProtocols

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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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VetMed Resource

Description
VetMed Resource contains key records on all aspects of veterinary medicine from 1972 to the present. It is updated weekly with records gathered from over 125 countries.  Features include:
 
  • Over 60,000 full text documents (journal articles, conference papers, reports)
  • Over 1.5 million bibliographic records with detailed keyword (metadata) tagging from the CAB Abstracts database
  • CAB Reviews, timely analysis written by subject experts 
  • Animal Health and Production Compendium --  A renowned collection of datasheets providing expert analysis of animal health and production issues, including over 2000 images, an animal drugs database, a glossary, a food safety module, and parasite identification keys. 
  • Breaking news
  • Events calendar of veterinary conferences/meetings
 
 
 
Type
Article Index
Database
E-Journal(s)
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30460
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University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Mammal Division Field Notes

Alternative Titles
Mammal Division Field Notes
Description

This collection from the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology Mammal Division contains page images of field notebooks, with accompanying data records. The records include such information as collection date, collection location, species collected, and related information.

Note: some records contain more complete information than others.

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/11897
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University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Mammal Division Maps

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Mammal Division Maps
Description

This collection from the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology Mammal Division includes page images and brief data records of a scrapbook comprised of maps of the state of Michigan, keyed to anecdotal reports of species in the state over time (primarily from the 19th and early 20th centuries). It is believed to have been created by N. A. Wood.

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/11895
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University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Mammal Division Collection Database with Specimen Images

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Mammal Division Collection Database with Specimen Images
Description

This collection from the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology Mammal Division contains catalog records exported from the specimen collection, and selected specimen images. The database currently contains more than 22,000 records, with collection dates ranging from the 1830s to the present. The records include such information as scientific name, common name, collector and collection date, locality, and preparation type.

Note: some records contain more complete information than others.

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/11893
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University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Distribution Maps of Michigan Fishes

Alternative Titles
Distribution Maps of Michigan Fishes
Description

This collection contains map images showing the locations in which fish have been recorded in Michigan. The atlas contains separate maps for 153 species. Records are keyed to indicate whether a voucher specimen is available in the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11881
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University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Fish Field Notes

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Fish Field Notes
Description

This collection contains page images of the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology Fish Division's field notebooks, with accompanying data records. The records include such information as collection date, collection location, species collected, and related information. The database was created for this project, and resides in the library. (Note: some records contain more complete information than others.)

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/11867
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University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Fish Specimen Image Collection

Alternative Titles
Fish Specimen Image Collection
Description

This collection contains images and descriptions of specimens from the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology Fish Division representing species found in the Great Lakes region. The database currently contains more than 600 records. The records include such information as scientific name, common name, size, and description.

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/11855
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University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Amphibian and Reptile Audio Files

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Amphibian and Reptile Audio Files
Description

The research collection of the University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology, Division of Reptiles and Amphibians is worldwide in scope and as of the annual report 2006-07 contains 238,000 catalogued lots representing 428,517 individual specimens (1,064 genera and 5,266 species) of which 13,516 are skeletons. This includes 470 Primary Type specimens (representing 422 taxa) and 5,450 Paratypes (representing 783 taxa). The growth over the last ten years has been nearly 2000 - 4000 specimens per year. The auxiliary research collections contain 2,145 radiographs, 7,303 kodachrome slides, 6,115 frozen tissue samples, 129 digital audio files, and 469 digital images (representing 193 primary types).

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

Type
Audio
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11735
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