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As a library member you can access a range of e-resources by logging in with your library card number and PIN.

  • Red SquirrelLook up animals in the e-resources, especially in Credo Reference, which includes the 'Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs', 'Encyclopedia of Insects', plus images and audio clips
  • Find articles, images and web links in Britannica Library online
  • For useful web sites on wild animals conservation and more, see the Learning section of WebLinks
  • For more in-depth biology and zoology web sites see the Biology section of WebLinks or follow links from the broader science sites in Science

In the Library

  • You can browse academic articles on Earth and Environmental Sciences for free using the Access to Research service
  • The three larger libraries Bedford, Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard Library each have the major reference work Grzimek's animal life encyclopedia, 2nd edition, in 17 volumes. With articles written by experts and thousands of colour images, the encyclopedia includes insects, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals and more.
  • Search the online Library catalogue, for books on animals

Page last updated: 7th August 2020