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Evolution on Earth

THINK25 - Spring 2014 - Instructor: Scott, M.
Last Updated: 23-Mar-2014

A guide to resources to THINK25: Evolution on Earth. How does evolution, the foundation of biology, underlie the diversification of life on earth? What are the mechanisms of evolution, and how are they discovered and explored? What are the practical implications of evolution for agriculture, medicine, and the future of life on earth?

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Background/Reference Sources for Research on Evolution

Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QH360.2 .E54 2002 V.1
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2000.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving) » Stacks » QH361 .R874 2000
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2002.
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » KF4208.5 .S34 M66 2002
Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QL468.7 .G75 2005 F
New York : Columbia University Press, c2004.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QL731 .A1 T87 2004
1st ed. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2007.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner) » Reference (non-circulating) » QC806 .T73 2007 V.1
also available in electronic form. See Chapter 9: The Evolution of the Earth
1st ed. Oxford : Elsevier, 2008.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QH540.4 .E515 2008 V.1
Also available in electronic form.
Farmington Hills, MI : Macmillan Reference USA, c2005.
Green Library » HASRC (Lane Room) (non-circulating) » Q175.35 .E53 2005 V.1
Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, c2003.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving) » Stacks » QH431 .C243 2003

Article resources

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Ipswich, MA : EBSCO Pub.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Use "Choose Databases" to selected multiple databases for broad coverage of your topic. Try Academic Search Premier and Medline and CINAHL and Family & Society Studies for example.
[S.l.] : National Library of Medicine
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Choose the EBSCO electronic version for ease of use. Search for articles on medical research ethics including embryo research, stem cell research, tissue engineering, tissue generation, transplant and organ donation, trans-species transplantation, xenotransplantation. Use medical and pharmacology terminology.
[Ann Arbor, Mich.] : ProQuest Information and Learning Company.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Broad coverage of scholarly journals, trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 academic disciplines. Includes links to full-text articles.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Use this source to search for recently published scientific papers and those papers that are the most heavily cited by other researchers.