How to Approach Research for True-Life Tale of Natural History Assignment
Find Latin name, genus and species, for your subject (if applicable):
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
REF QL7 .G7813 2003
AccessScience - Bioscience
Encyclopedia of Life
Natural History Reference
The Oxford Dictionary of Natural History
REF QH 13 .O9 1985
The Oryx Guide to Natural History
REF QH 45.2 .B32 1999
Connect your topic search term with Boolean term AND "natural history".
ex. "apis mellifera" AND "natural history"
Use additional terms to target your search - Advanced search will help you build these complex searches.
ex. "moose" AND "natural history" AND "northeastern states"
Mine the good sources you find for additional sources
Often the best way to find additional sources is to use the bibliography or works cited of a book or article you found that was on target for your research topic. Once you have a citation you can use the Book Search or Journal Finder to locate sources in the library.
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