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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.

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Database
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University of Michigan Herbarium, Fungus Image Database

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Fungus Image Database
Description

This collection contains photographs of fungi specimens, electron microscope spore photographs, and accompanying data records. 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.

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

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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.

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

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The Shapiro Science Library provides services and resources to support research, teaching, and scientific inquiry in the fields of Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Environment and Sustainability, Physics, and Statistics.

We are located on the 3rd and 4th floors of the Shapiro Library Building, which also houses the Shapiro Undergraduate Library and the Askwith Media Library.

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JSTOR Global Plants

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JSTOR Plant Science
Description

JSTOR Global Plants (formerly JSTOR Plant Science) is a community-contributed database where worldwide herbaria can share their plant type specimens, experts can determine and update naming structures, students can discover and learn about plants in context, and a record of plant life can be preserved for future generations. Global Plants contains the contributed collections of more than 300 herbaria from around the globe. There are nearly two million high-resolution type specimens currently in the Global Plants database, and this number will continue to grow. Researchers and students can also access reference works and primary sources--such as collectors' correspondence and diaries, paintings, drawings, and photographs--contributed by partners.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Selected images and data from herbarium specimen collections, reference works, and other sources.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11325
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Encyclopedia of Life (EOL)

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EOL
Description
The Encyclopedia of Life is a collaborative effort among several internationally known natural history institutions, with the goal of providing detailed information about all 1.8 million species of organisms on Earth via a single, free web portal. Content is synthesized from published literature and verified by volunteer scientists. Most of the content is text, although multimedia and interactive content is available for some entries.
Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10679
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Web of Science

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Web of Science Core Collection, WoSCC, WSCC
ISI Web of Science, ISI Citation Indexes, WebOfScience, WoS, Web of Sci.
SCI, SCI-EXPANDED, SSCI, AHCI, A&HCI, CPCI, CPCI-S, CPCI-SSH, BCI, BKCI, BKCI-S, BKCI-SSH
Science Expanded, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Conference Proceedings, and Book Citation Index
Description

Covering 12,000+ scholarly journals, plus selected books and published conference proceedings in all academic disciplines, the Web of Science Core Collection combines seven citation indexes which permit searching for articles that cite a known author or work, as well as searching by subject, author, journal, and author address:

  • Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Sciences & Humanities (CPCI-SSH)
  • Book Citation Index - Science (BKCI-S)
  • Book Citation Index - Social Sciences & Humanities (BKCI-SSH)
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1900 - (varies by index: 1900 - for Science and Social Sciences; 1975 - for Arts & Humanities, 1990 - for Conference Proceedings, 2005 - for Books)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10165
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International Plant Names Index - IPNI

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IPNI
Index Kiwensis
Description
Database of the names and associated basic bibliographical details of all seed plants. Product of the Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew), the Harvard University Herbaria, and the Australian National Herbarium. Formerly known as Index Kiwensis.
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9337
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Flora and Fauna of the Great Lakes Region

Description

Provides access to selected images and data for specimen collections of the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology (Fish and Mammal Divisions) and the Fungus Collection of the University of Michigan Herbarium. The group of collections is map- and text-searchable.

Type
Images
Text Collection
Coverage
Selected images and data from specimen collections.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8997
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Biosis Previews

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Biological Abstracts
Description

Comprehensive index to life sciences research literature. Covers journals (5000+), reports, meetings (1500+), reviews, and books in all areas of biology. Weekly email alerts available.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1955 - present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8691
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