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Zoology and Animal Biology: Databases and journals

This is a guide to resources available to students enrolled in the schools of Animal Biology, or studying a Zoology major. It includes information on databases, journals, referencing and more.

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  • UWA print collection
  • ebooks
  • journal articles
  • exam papers
  • CMO materials
  • newspaper articles
  • conference proceedings
  • law reports
  • music scores
  • and more


Welcome to the Zoology and Animal Biology guide! In this guide you will find useful sources for information needed for your zoology major, and for animal biology in general. Click on the tabs above, or the In this Guide box to navigate.

Zoology databases

A basic search can be done using OneSearch, but the databases listed below will provide more search functions and results specific to plant zoology. 

Top zoology journals

These are six of the top ten journals in the zoology category as ranked by JCR journal impact factor in 2014: