Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Fish Species Descriptions

Description

This collection contains descriptions of fish species from the Great Lakes region. These descriptions are modified from Hubbs' and Lagler's "Fishes of the Great Lakes Region," 2003, by G. R. Smith. The records include such information as family, scientific name, common name, general and specific descriptions, distribution, and ecology.

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Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/44261
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University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Fish Collection Database

Description

This collection contains catalog records of the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology's Fish Division's specimen collection. The database currently contains more than 58,000 records, with collection dates ranging from the 1850s 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.)

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Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/44259
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University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Amphibian and Reptile Catalogue

Description

The Division of Reptiles and Amphibians maintains a collection that is worldwide in scope. Presently, the research collections contain 197,469 (through catalogue number UMMZ 242,000) catalogued lots representing 433,505 individual specimens. These represent 1,067 genera and 5,323 species of which 13,818 specimens are skeletons. 99.9% of specimens are identified to genus, and 96% of specimens are identified to species. This includes 472 Primary Type specimens (representing 424 taxa) and 5,515 Paratypes (representing 804 taxa). The average growth over the last ten years has been nearly 1500 specimens per year. The auxiliary research collections contain 2,145 radiographs, 7,288 kodachrome slides, and 10,789 frozen tissue samples. All of the above mentioned collections have been inventoried and the data associated with them have been entered into computer databases in Filemaker Pro. A collection of 37 audio tapes containing hundreds of recordings of anuran vocalizations has been digitized and can now be accessed via the Division's webpage, as well as catalogue records and digital images of all primary type specimens.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/44257
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University of Michigan Herbarium, Fungus Collection Database

Description

This collection contains catalog records exported from the University of Michigan Herbarium's Fungus Collection's specimens. The database currently contains more than 24,000 records of the estimated 280,000 specimens in the collection, with collection dates ranging from the 1860s to the present. The records include such information as scientific name, common name, type, collector and collection date, and locality.

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Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/44255
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University of Michigan Herbarium Fungus and Lichen Type Collection

Description

This collection contains specimen data of over 10,000 "type specimens" of fungi and lichens 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.

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Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/44253
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Philosophy, Theory, and Practice in Biology

Description

Volume 1- (2009-). Open to the world.|Philosophy, Theory, and Practice in Biology (PTPBio) is a peer-reviewed open-access online journal that brings together philosophers of science and theoretically inclined biologists to interact across disciplinary boundaries.

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Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/44219
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Michigan Journal of Sustainability

Description

Volume 1- (2013-). Open to the world.|The Michigan Journal of Sustainability publishes timely, innovative, stimulating, and informative articles in three areas: (1) sustainable freshwater systems, (2) livable communities, and (3) responses to climate variability and change. The periodical is designed to appeal to readers from a broad range of specialties and backgrounds, and papers will be edited to be comprehensible even to those reading outside their own area of expertise.

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Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/44191
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Routledge Handbooks Online

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Details: Access to 2017 content within Routledge Handbooks Online is currently unavailable.

Alternative Titles
Routledge Companions
RHO
Description

Routledge Handbooks Online is a collection of over 800 handbooks in 27 subject areas, including archaeology, Asian studies, business, classics, communications, criminal justice, development studies, economics, education, environment, events management, foreign languages, geography, health, history, law, linguistics, literature, Middle East Studies, music, philosophy, planning, politics, psychology, security studies, sociology, sports and tourism.  

All chapters are searchable, browsable and fully indexed. Chapters can be downloaded as PDFs and are DRM-free. Each book includes an image gallery.

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E-Book(s)
Handbook
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/39985
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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
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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
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