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New Database: Grzimek’s Animal Life

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We now have access to Grzimek’s Animal Life

Grzimek’s Animal Life is an animal reference collection based on Grzimek’s acclaimed 17-volume encyclopedia.  It is an image-rich, dynamic online resource that creates a true educational experience where a quick trip to find specific information can lead to the desire to explore and learn more.

Users will be inspired by:
    * Unequaled coverage – more than 4,000 species categorized by Amphibians, Birds, Fish, Insects, Invertebrates, Mammals and Reptiles, including information on evolution, habitat, behavior, range and more
    * Authoritative, peer-reviewed content -  updated regularly by a worldwide network of  experts
    * Ease of use -  immersive tools like interactive range maps and an intuitive
interface let users discover while also supporting serious academic research
    * Media richness – thousands of photos, maps, videos, audio tracks and more

For an example entry see the entry for the:
Tachyglossidae (Echidnas)
  Echidna 

 

For access:  http://www.columbia.edu/cgi-bin/cul/resolve?clio7724020
(Access is for Columbia affiliates only)

If you have feed back about this or any other science related resource that Columbia Subscribes to please email comments/feedback to: ref-sci@ columbia.edu

Trail database: Grzimek’s Animal Life

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We now have access to a trial of Grzimek’s Animal Life.  The trial starts on 01/25/2010 and ends on 02/24/2010. To access the trial click here.

Grzimek’s Animal Life is an image-rich, dynamic online resource that creates a true educational experience where a quick trip to find specific information can lead to the desire to explore and learn more. Users will be inspired by:

    * Unequaled coverage – more than 4,000 species categorized by Amphibians, Birds, Fish, Insects, Invertebrates, Mammals and Reptiles, including information on evolution, habitat, behavior, range and more
    * Authoritative, peer-reviewed content -  updated regularly by a worldwide network of  experts
    * Ease of use -  immersive tools like interactive range maps and an intuitive
interface let users discover while also supporting serious academic research
    * Media richness – thousands of photos, maps, videos, audio tracks and more

For access:http://www.columbia.edu/cgi-bin/cul/resolve?AH-A0R4512BSAA3732

(Access is for Columbia affiliates only)

If you have feed back about this or any other science related resource that Columbia Subscribes to please email comments/feedback to: ref-sci@ columbia.edu