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Online Literature for Ornithologists

  • SORA: Searchable Ornithological Research Archive
    Product of collaboration between American Ornithologists' Union, Cooper Ornithological Society, Association of Field Ornithologists, Wilson Ornithological Society, and University of New Mexico. Includes archives for:
    • The Auk (1884-1999)
    • The Condor (1899-2000)
    • Journal of Field Ornithology (1930-1999)
    • North American Bird Bander (1976-2000)
    • Ornithological Monographs (1964-2005)
    • Pacific Coast Avifauna (1900-1974)
    • Studies in Avian Biology (1978-1999)
    • Western Birds (1970-2004)
    • The Wilson Bulletin (1889-1999)
  • OWL: Ornithological Worldwide Literature
    Database of ornithological publications; online descendant of Recent Ornithological Literature
  • Global Raptor Information Network
    Includes bibliographic database of > 35,000 sources and free online retieval by request
  • BioOne
    A service that includes full text access to several journals of interest to ornithologists at subscribing academic institutions. Partial list of journals included:
    • American Midland Naturalist
    • American Museum Novitates
    • American Zoologist
    • The Auk
    • Avian Diseases
    • The Condor
    • Evolution
    • Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
    • Journal of Field Ornithology
    • Waterbirds
    • The Wilson Bulletin