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Biology: Background Information

General Information

The resources below are excellent for providing background and general information on topics with which you may be unfamiliar.

Use them to get a general understanding of a topic and how it relates to other biology topics.

These sources are good, authorative alternatives to Wikipedia.

They are useful for:

  • Choosing a topic
  • Understanding terminology
  • Locating background information
  • Identifying good search terms
  • Identifying additional resources

General Science Background Information

Biology Background Information