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Animal Diversity Web (ADW)

Animal Diversity Web (ADW) is an online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology at the University of Michigan.

Biodiversity Heritage Library

Ten major natural history libraries, botanical libraries & research institutes including the MBLWHOI Library have collaborated to digitize the published literature of biodiversity held in their respective collections. Over 12 million pages are searchable using the uBio species name-finding tool.

Encyclopedia of Life

The project to organize and make available via the Internet virtually all information about life present on Earth

The National Biological Information Infrastructure

The National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) is a broad, collaborative program to provide increased access to data and information on the nation's biological resources.

Online Biology Book

Basic introduction to all areas of biology. The Online Biology Book is hosted by Estrella Mountain Community College, in sunny Avondale, Arizona.


Comprehensive & collaborative catalog of >11 million known names of all living (& once-living) organisms


A taxonomically intelligent feed reader

The WWW Virtual Library, Biosciences

Links to thousands of WWW sites organized by topic, country, etc.