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Chemistry and General Science

SciFinder database and current events topics such as invasive species and climate change


We have a lot of books in the collection that deal with invasive plants and animals.  If you're looking for a particular species, try typing it in and see what comes up.  You can also use combinations of words like biological, organism, plant, animal, invasion, invasive, introduced, etc.  For example:

  • Biological Invasions
  • Invasive Plants
  • Zebra Mussels

If your first search brings up too many irrelevant items, try using the Refine by Topic suggestions in the box on the left of the search results screen.

We also have a number of reference books on this issue.  Take a look through these books for background information or to look up possible topic ideas.


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