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Encyclopedia of Life
Description:Attempts to "gather and share scientific knowledge about all living things in a single online resource." Includes photos, life history, taxonomy, distribution maps, and references, among other information, through Wiki contributions. A collaboration among several institutions, including the Biodiversity Heritage Library, The Field Museum of Natural History, Harvard University, the Marine Biological Laboratory, the Missouri Botanical Garden and the Smithsonian Institution.
Resource Type(s): Reference Tool,  Selected Academic Website 
Access information: Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet
Fulltext: This resource does not provide direct access to fulltext content.
Research Guides: Agriculture, Biology