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FYOS 1001 - The Ecology of Invasive Species: Home

This guide is intended for students in Dr. Byer's First Year Odyssey Seminar.


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Background Information on Invasive Species

Web Resources

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's Invasive Species Resource Page

National Invasive Species Information Center


Woodward, S. (2011).  Encyclopedia of invasive species : from Africanized honey bees to zebra mussels. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood.

Call number:  Science Library Reference Collection QH353 .W66 2011

Search your species in our library's catalog for background information!

GIL-Find Catalog - To find books that offer general information about your species, you can search by the species common name in our catalog to see if there is anything available. For example, "asian clam" could be searched. Scientific names will give more technical results.

*Finding eBooks - After searching in gil-find catalog, go to the left hand side. Under Availability, select Full Access Online and under Format, select Book, then select the green Apply Filters button.

Sources for Finding Journal Articles

Here are some resources for finding journal articles on your invasive species topics:

Web of Science - This source indexes a wealth of scientific literature.  Cited reference and times cited information is provided for the articles included in this resource.  

ScienceDirect - Database with full text access to scholarly journals published by Elsevier and its subsidiaries.

Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide - Index to articles covering all aspects of wildlife and wildlife management.

Zoological Record - Index to zoological literature with particular emphasis on systematic/taxonomic information. 

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Kelsey Forester
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