Top 5 Marine Biology Resources

The links below represent the top five research sources in your discipline, as selected by the UCSD Library. Need help with your research? Ask a librarian!

Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences [UCSD Only]
Current, authoritative, scientific information on oceanography, marine biology, geology, and meteorology. Provides access to more than 400 articles, reading lists and references.

Nature Encyclopedia of Life Sciences [UCSD Only]
Fully searchable, up-to-date collection of articles by scientists and scientific historians in the fields of biochemistry and physiology, cell biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, immunology, molecular biology, and neuroscience.

Aquatic Biology, Aquaculture, & Fisheries Resources [UCSD Only]
1978-present. Strongest coverage 1985-present; some coverage pre-1978. Indexes & provides some abstracts on biology, fisheries, and aquaculture for marine, estuarine, and freshwater environments.

Marine, Oceanographic, and Freshwater Resources [UCSD Only]
1964-present. Strongest coverage 1978-present. Indexes & provides some abstracts on international marine and oceanic information, as well as substantial coverage of estuarine, brackishwater, and freshwater environments.

Key Databases for Oceanography & Earth Sciences
indexing and abstracting databases for published research in oceanography and earth sciences

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