Disciplines & Professions: Botany
Academic Info's Botany and Plant Biology Gateway
This site is organized into a table of contents containing topics that range from general Web directories to aquatic botany. Gives list of additional sites on related subjects.
Open Directory's Botany Directory
Site includes more than 500 general links, as well as more than 6,000 links specific to the botanical divisions. Directory offered in 6 foreign languages.
Scott's Botanical Links
This site is maintained by Scott Russell of the Department of Botany and Microbiology at the University of Oklahoma. He has compiled and rated useful education resources geared toward the advanced high school (AP-biology) and college student.
WWW Virtual Library of Botany
Directory of online journals and Web sites. Links range from professional organizations to sites maintained by academic institutions.
Yahoo!'s Botany Directory
A wide variety of resources available, from general interest to substantive research sites. Offers annotated list of popular botanical Web sites.
Allaby, Michael. A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. New York: Oxford UP, 1998.
Includes 5,500+ entries on all aspects of the study of plants. Intended largely for a student audience. Organized alphabetically.
Bailey, Jill, ed. The Penguin Dictionary of Plant Sciences. New York: Penguin, 1999.
More than 4,000 definitions and explanations of a wide range of botanical subjects. Organized alphabetically.
Current Advances in Plant Science. Tarrytown, NY: Elsevier, 1972-.
Indexes more than 2,000 journals. Contents organized by subject. Each volume includes author and species indices.
Davis, Elisabeth D., and Diane Schmidt. Guide to Information Sources in the Botanical Sciences. 2nd ed. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 1996.
Provides an overview of research in the field, then devotes most of the book to an annotated bibliography of sources. Entries are organized by type of publication.
Wyatt, H. V. Information Sources in the Life Sciences. 4th ed. London: Bowker-Saur, 1997.
Chapters cover types of reference works and specific life science disciplines. Provides detailed information on a wide variety of sources. Includes an index.