Life Sciences
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Online Resources

Open Sources




Online Resources

Society for Conservation Biology (SCB)

Freshwater and Marine Image Bank Digital collections

Coastal zone and islands

National biological information infrastructure - SAIN resources about coastal and Oceans Ecosytems

Aquatic network

The sea turtle conservation agenda of India

Ashoka Trust for research in ecology and environment

Integrated  Coastal Management – India

Coastal Waste Management Association – Resources

EnviroInfo  – Environmental Information sources – Ecology links

Current news about the environment

Ecology and environment links

Ecology Hall of Fame – dedicated to the heroes of the American environmental movement

Eco World – Online resource for information on ecosystems offered in seven different earth categories

Ecosystems electronic cards

Environmental Information Centre – An initiative of Ministry of Environment and  Forest, Government of India

Environment Link Network is a non-profit organization which has providing access to thousands of online resources since 1991

Environment links

980 full text ejournal links for Geography and Environmental Science

Environmental Sciences web resources

Biodiversity profile of India

Biodiversity people of India – Marine Environment

Water Quality Association – Links to water Information Library and Online Resource Center


E-Books _books.html

Directory of free e-books on web

Reference Works

Cyberlearning collection – “Electric Biology”, Ecosystems

Environet Base – Environmental Resources Online - CRC Press

300 full text electronic text books



Ecology and Society – Journal of integrative science for resilience and sustainability – Formerly conservation Ecology


     Publishers                                                  URLs


Annual Reviews                          



Science Online                

Springer + Kluwer                      

Taylor & Francis                        

Wiley Interscience                      


Open Sources

Directory of open access journals

Free scholarly electronic journals:  an annotated webliography

Public Library of Science – Premier open-access journals in Biology and Medicine



Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations

India’s premier Digital Library of electronic theses.  Vidyanidhi enhances access to Indian theses and enlarges the reach and audience for Indian doctoral research works




1.  BIOBASE               - Biological Sciences

2.  BIOSIS previews    - Life Sciences, Biomedical

3.  GEOBASE             - Geology, Geography and Oceanography

4.  OCEANBASE        -  Ocean Sciences

5.  SCOPUS                - STM and Social Sciences

Environmental Data, Databases and Databanks



BIOME is a collection of gateways, which provide access to evaluated, quality Internet resources in the health and life sciences

BioMedNet – For biological medical researchers

Gateway of internet resources covering all subject areas

J-Gate – Gateway of ejournals

E-journals gateway for science, technology, medicine and social sciences

The Virtual Library is the oldest catalogue of the web, being a gateway to all subjects