Zoological Record

Considered the world's leading taxonomic reference, and with coverage back to 1864, this database has long acted as the world's unofficial register of animal names. The broad scope of coverage ranges from biodiversity and the environment to taxonomy and veterinary sciences.

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At a Glance

Key Benefits to Researchers

  • Determine the discovery and first description of an animal in published literature
  • Follow research in significant fields such as biodiversity, ecology, conservation, and wildlife preservation
  • Track changes in the classification and relationships of organisms
  • Check for new species descriptions
  • Identify potential collaborators with significant citation records
  • Integrate searching, writing, and bibliography creation into one streamlined process

Extensive Coverage of the World’s Zoological Literature

Zoological Record features coverage of over 5,000 serials, plus many other sources of information including books, reports, and meetings. Researchers can easily find information in all aspects of animal biology, paleobiology, and zoology, focusing on the natural biology of animals (fossil, recent, whole animal, behavioral, environmental, and cellular studies).

Authoritative, Expertly-curated Content

Every item included in Zoological Record has met the high standards of an objective evaluation process that eliminates excess and delivers data that is accurate, meaningful and timely.

Extensive Backfile Coverage Available for Deep Research

With optional backfiles back to 1864, researchers can track more than 150 years of vital data and find the supporting — or refuting — data they need. Modern indexing terms and search functions have been added to older backfiles to further ease the research process.