New Reference Books: A Dictionary of Biology, A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

By - Research & Instruction Librarian April 6th, 2010

Two new updates by famed reference publisher, Oxford University Press are now available in Ohrstrom:

A Dictionary of Biology edited by Robert S. Hine, Oxford, 2008.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 574 Ox2M

A Dictionary of Biology, now in its 6th edition is, in fact, a straight-forward dictionary of biology.  Flip through the alphabetical listings to find brief definitions of:
•    Abductor
•    Corolla
•    Factor VIII
•    Palaeozoic

A Dictionary of Earth Sciences edited by Michael Allaby, Oxford, 2008.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 550 AL5D

A Dictionary of Earth Science, now in its 3rd edition is also a straight-forward dictionary, this time about earth sciences.  Flip through the alphabetical listings to find brief definitions of:
•    Accumulation zone
•    Goldschmidt’s rules
•    Moisture budget
•    Tidal current

Helpful for
:  Biology, Ecology, Eco-Action, Human Anatomy

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