Marine Biology Research Guide

 

FDU Frank Giovatto Library 2016  Find about topics on oceanography,mariculture, marine organisms, ecology, open seas, deep seas, seabeds, oceanology, coastal environments, human impact, taxonomy, and tides. Need more information? A librarian can help.

CoolCAT  FDU Online Library catalog contains information about marine biology found in print, electronic books,dvds, videos and in other materials available at Giovatto through our FDU Libraries. Search by keyword, subject, and scientist or choose from other search options.Giovatto Library books are on the shelves in call number order using the Library of Congress classification system.

For browsing in the collection see the general areas in marine biology below

GC  Oceanography.Marine Resources. Marine Pollution

QH  Marine Biology.Marine Ecology

QK  Marine Plants

QL  Marine Animals.Marine Invertebrates.Crustacea. Marine Fishes.Cetacea

SH  Mariculture

Marine biology encyclopedias and field guide resources are good starting points to get an overview of your topic.

General marine biology resources in print and online.

National Audubon Society field guide to North American seashells.Giovatto(FDU)New Book shelf QL411.R43 2014

Fishes: a guide to their diversity.Philip Hastings.(FDU)E-Book QL615 .H37 2014eb

There are subject specific marine biology publications.

Plankton.Christian Sardet.Giovatto(FDU)New Book Shelf QH90.8P5S27132015

The edge of the sea.Carson. Edward Williams Hall (FDU) Reading RoomQH91 .C3

 

To find published articles in marine biology journals, magazines and in newspapers, look for your topic in printed indexes or in the computer indexes found in our FDU Online Library databases.

 

 

 

 

 

 

For article computer indexes covering marine biology, choose FDU Online Library from the FDU Library webpage for access to databases listed below. Search by keyword, scientist or select other options.

 

Academic Search Premier

JSTOR

Lexis/Nexis Academic

GreenFILE

ScienceDirect

 

Additional FDU Online Library databases covering marine biology:

 

Credo Reference

Encyclopedia of Global Warming

Encyclopedia of Life Science

 

Areas of specialization in marine biology:

 

Marine biology careers              Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center

Marine biology education          ERIC lesson plans covering marine biology

 

Marine biology news and current trends may be viewed in print through the Giovatto Periodicals department in the following publications, the Science section each Tuesday in The New York Times, Science, Discover, and Scientific America, among other periodicals.

How to cite your sources in marine biology: Citation style guides are found by searching CoolCAT, the FDU Online Library catalog. Ask your instructor which citation style you should use for your assignment.

 

Scientific style and format : the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers.Council of Science Editors. Giovatto (FDU) Reference T11 .S386 2006

 

 

Search non-FDU web resources through the open web below.

 

http://acsonline.org

American Cetacean Society. Education,conservation and cetacea research.

http://www8.nos.noaa.gov/onms/park/

Encyclopedia of the National Marine Sanctuaries. Guide with photos, streaming video and biological information for marine species from each of the marine sanctuaries in the United States.

http://www.fishbase.org/

FishBase. Global information about fishes.

http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/

National Marine Fisheries Service(NOAA). Federal information on fisheries and aquaculture including conservation, protection and sustainability with recent news.

https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/curr_pred.html

Water Level Tidal Predictions (NOAA). This system allows calculation of tidal current predictions for thousands of current stations.

http://www.science.gov

Science.gov. U.S. government science information,research and development results including marine biology.

http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/

Climate Data Online(CDO). Access to archive of global historical weather and climate data.

http://www.reefbase.org

ReefBase . Access to data on global coral reef resources..

http://darwin-online.org.UK/

The Complete Work of Charles Darwin from University of Cambridge..

 

 

 

 

 

BOOKS:

To find the books go to FDU.EDU. Next go to “Web Shortcuts” and select libraries from the drop down list. Then select “Search Library Catalog”. Type in your subject and click search. If your subject contains more than one word, go to “Advanced”  then type in your subject and make sure it says “Subject” in the box labeled “Within.”  You can also search by title, author, ISBN and call number.

Search Library Catalog

Castro P, Huber M Marine Biology QH91 .C37 2016 New Books

Day T, 2008 Oceans GC 11.2 D39 2008 Stacks

Eddy F. Handy R Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Fish QL639.8 .E365 2012 New Books

Evans D Claiborne J    The Physiology of Fishes, QL639.1 .P49 2014 New Books

Mladenov P Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction QH91 .M59 2013 New Books

 

RECOMMENDED DATABASES:

(To find the databases go to FDU.EDU. Next go to “Web Shortcuts” and select libraries from the drop down list. Then select “FDU Online Library”)

ScienceDirect College Edition

Science Online

GreenFILE

JSTOR Scholarly Journal Archive

ProQuest Research Library

Academic Search Premier

TUTORIALS

JSTOR   JSTOR_Overview-092014.pptx

EBSCO  http://support.epnet.com/training/flash_videos/basic_search/basic_search.html

Proquest   http://search.proquest.com/help/academic/webframe.html?Help_Overview.html

 

 

 

 

CITATION SITES

KnightCite  www.calvin.edu/library/knightcite/index.php

 

BOOKS:

To find the books go to FDU.EDU. Next go to “Web Shortcuts” and select libraries from the drop down list. Then select “Search Library Catalog”. Type in your subject and click search. If your subject contains more than one word, go to “Advanced”  then type in your subject and make sure it says “Subject” in the box labeled “Within.”  You can also search by title, author, ISBN and call number.

Search Library Catalog

Casey S Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins QL737.C432 C34 2015

 

Castro P, Huber M Marine Biology QH91 .C37 2016 New Books

Day T, 2008 Oceans GC 11.2 D39 2008 Stacks

Eddy F. Handy R Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Fish QL639.8 .E365 2012 New Books

Evans D Claiborne J    The Physiology of Fishes, QL639.1 .P49 2014 New Books

Mladenov P Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction QH91 .M59 2013 New Books

RECOMMENDED DATABASES:

(To find the databases go to FDU.EDU. Next go to “Web Shortcuts” and select libraries from the drop down list. Then select “FDU Online Library”)

ScienceDirect College Edition

Science Online

GreenFILE

JSTOR Scholarly Journal Archive

ProQuest Research Library

Academic Search Premier

TUTORIALS

JSTOR   JSTOR_Overview-092014.pptx

EBSCO  http://support.epnet.com/training/flash_videos/basic_search/basic_search.html

Proquest   http://search.proquest.com/help/academic/webframe.html?Help_Overview.htm