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brownbulletAcademic Search Complete

The world’s largest academic multi-disciplinary database providing full text for nearly 4,700 publications, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1975. This database is updated daily.

brownbulletAquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts Database

Index of peer-reviewed and grey literature covering all areas of aquatic science and fisheries science back to 1971.

brownbulletOceanic Abstracts Database

The database focuses on worldwide technical literature pertaining to the marine and brackish-water environment and is a leading source of information on topics relating to oceans.

brownbulletZoological Record Plus

The definitive index covers the world's zoological and animal science serial literature from biochemistry to veterinary medicine.

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Print and Electronic Journals at MRL

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Selected Books at MRL

brownbulletMRL’s New Acquisitions  

Allendorf, Frederick William. 2007. Conservation and the genetics of populations.   Malden, MA; Oxford: Blackwell Pub.
QH75 .A42 2007 

Bioremediation of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. 2005. Enfield, N J: Science Publishers. TD192.5 B55735 2005 

Campbell, A. Malcolm. 2007. Discovering genomics, proteomics, and bioinformatics.   San Francisco: CSHL Press: Pearson/Benjamin Cummings. 
QH447 .C35 2007 

Catalog of fishes. 1998. San Francisco: California Academy of Sciences.
QL618 .C38 1998

Dakin, Nick. 2003. Complete encyclopedia of the saltwater aquarium.   Toronto: Firefly Books. 
REF SF457.1 .D349 2003 

Encyclopedia of atmospheric sciences. 2003. Amsterdam: London: Academic Press.
REF QC854 .A48 2003

Encyclopedia of marine mammals. 2002. San Diego: Academic Press.
REF QL701.2 .E53 2002

Encyclopedia of ocean sciences. 2001. San Diego, Calif.: London: Academic.
REF GC9 .E58 2001

Fisheries management: progress towards sustainability. 2007. Oxford; Ames, Iowa: Blackwell Pub.
SH328 .F57 2007

Helvarg, David. 2006.  Fifty ways to save the ocean. Makawao, Hawaii: Inner Ocean Pub.
GC1020 .H448 2006 

Knox, G. A. 2007. Biology of the Southern Ocean.  Boca Raton: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis.
QH95.58 .K58 2007 

Lomolino, Mark V. 2006. Biogeography.  Sunderland, Mass.: Sinauer Associates.
QH84 .B76 2006 

Mann, K. H. 2006. Dynamics of marine ecosystems: biological-physical interactions in the oceans. Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub.
 QH541.5.S3 M25 2006 

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Internet Resources

Search Engines

brownbulletIntute: Health and Life Sciences

This search engine is an easy to use and powerful tool for discovering the best Internet resources in these subjects.


BiologyBrowser, produced by Thomson Scientific, is a free web site offering resources for the life sciences information community.

brownbulletSCIRUS: for scientific information only

Scirus is the most comprehensive science-specific search engine on the Internet searching over 300 million science-specific Web pages.

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brownbulletNASA’s Global Change Master Directory
brownbulletNOAA Ocean Portal

Databases on the Web

brownbulletThe Catalog of Fishes Online
brown bulletEncyclopedia of Life
brownbulletLarvalBase—a global information system on fish larvae
brownbulletReefBase: an online information system on coral reefs
brownbulletSpecies 2000


brownbulletAt Sea: Exploring the Ocean Frontier {Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute}
brownbulletThe Bioluminescence Web Page {University of California at Santa Barbara}
brownbulletBodies of Water Around the World
brownbulletInvasive Species
brownbulletIUCN Red List of Threatened Species
brownbulletNetwork of Marine Research Institutions and Documents
brownbulletMarine Science & Technology News
brownbulletNOAA Photo Library
brownbulletOnline Metric Converter
brownbulletProfessional Organizations: Biology  
brownbulletReefRelief: Protect Living Coral
brownbulletThe Sea
brownbulletShark Research {Florida Museum of Natural History}
brownbulletTides and Currents
brownbulletZoos & Aquariums of the World


brownbulletMarine Biology Web
brownbulletOceanLink: Marine Science Links
brownbulletOceanography Resources on the Internet


brownbulletSCDNR - MRD Publications
brownbulletSpecies Profiles: Life Histories and Environmental Requirements of Coastal Fishes and Invertebrates

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Agency Resources

College of Charleston
brownbulletGrice Marine Laboratory

brownbulletCoastal Center for Environmental Health & Biomolecular Research Charleston Laboratory

brownbulletSCDNR Marine Resources Division

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