Zoology

University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Mammal Division Maps

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Mammal Division Maps
Description

This collection includes page images and brief data records of a scrapbook housed in the University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology, Mammal Division 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.

Type
Images
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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 contains catalog records exported from the University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology, Mammal Division's 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.

Type
Images
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11893
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University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Distribution Maps of Michigan Fishes

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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's 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.)

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

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Fish Specimen Image Collection
Description

This collection contains images and descriptions of specimens from the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology's 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.

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 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
Audio
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11735
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University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Amphibian and Reptile Type Specimens

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Amphibian and Reptile Type Specimens
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
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11463
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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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