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Class Guide:  Psyc/Bio 395

Animal Behavior

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Background:

Encyclopedia of animals ...
Database of full-text scholarly reference books on all subjects.
Encylopedia articles, illustrations, definitions, biographies, bibliographies, and learning resources ...

Print reference books

Go to both Carrier Library and Rose Library and browse through the Reference section for QH-QL.  You will find books like this:

Handbook of Birds of the World - Rose Library  QL673 .H265 1992

Books

JMU Library Catalog

Find circulating books in LEO and request Library Delivery to have books delivered to a different library on campus.

The psychology book collection is split between Carrier and Rose Libraries.  Biology books are all in Rose Library.

 

Carrier Library
Rose Library
B, L, H Q, R

 

For books on animal behavior, try doing a Subject Search and look for the subheading Encyclopedias.

Example:  Birds -- Encyclopedias

Or... try a keyword search for your animal or bird.  If there are no books on that specific animal, try the family or an even broader category.

Example: 

   Crested Auklet

   Auks

   Seabirds

   Birds

 

Articles

Search the following databases for peer reviewed scholarly articles on your animal.  Try both the common name and the scientific name.

Indexes and abstracts journals, patents, conference reports and books in the Life Sciences. [more info]
Indexes periodicals, books, reports, and dissertations on nonhuman primates from 1940 to present... [more info]
Indexing, abstracts, and citation searching for science and social science scholarly literature... [more info]
An index with abstracts to journal articles, book chapters, books and dissertations in psychology and related disciplines (sociology, linguistics, anthropology, education, medicine, law, physiology, business, psychiatry, nursing, pharmacology). [more info]

Websites

Animal Diversity Web

Advanced Google - limit to gov domain to retrieve high quality government publications that are online.

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Off Campus Access

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Psychology Librarian
Michael Mungin
munginmj@jmu.edu
(540) 568-5146
130 Carrier Library
Contact me if you need help.

 

 

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