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Online Reference Sources

A guide to the variety of electronic reference resources available to the ESU community.

Life Sciences

Encyclopedia of Life
The Encyclopedia of Life seeks to increase awareness and understanding of living nature through a resource that gathers, generates, and shares knowledge in an open, freely accessible and trusted digital resource. With support from institutions such as Atlas of Living Australia, Harvard University, New Library of Alexandria, and Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, this encyclopedia provides global access to knowledge about life on Earth.