Aim of this lecture is to show how to find various types of scientific zoological information and how to work with them.At the end of this course the student should be able to find effectively any scientific information.
1) Information sources. 2) Citation. 3) Identification keys. 4) Species catalogues. 5) Databases of citations. 6) Special databases. 7) Libraries. 8) Journals. 9) Fulltext. 10) Organization of literature.
Harmon J.E. & Gross A.G. (eds) 2007. The Scientific Literature: A Guided Tour. University Of Chicago Press.
Lectures and homeworks
Students have to work on homeworks and attend the lectures.