SORA Resources


Biological/Zoological Article Repositories Online

AnimalBase (University of Göttingen)
A library of digitized zoological literature from 1589 to the present.
Aquatic Commons
Online repository of publications on natural marine, estuarine/brackish and fresh water environments.
Biodiversity Heritage Library
This resource includes publications from 10 major natural history museums and research institutions, including the American Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian, Field Museum and others.
BioOne
BioOne is a full-text repository of 200 leading journals in the biological, ecological and environmental sciences.
OceanDocs
Publications in Marine Science in digital form, including preprints, published articles, technical reports and working papers.

Ornithological Reference Sources

Cornell Bird Guide
A searchable database of 584 of the more than 700 regularly occurring North American bird species.
Wind-Wildlife Impacts Literature Database (WILD)
WILD is a browseable collection of documents that cover the impact on wildlife from a variety of technologies, including wind and marine energy, power lines and communications towers.
Beginner's Guide to Bird Watching
This guide by HomeAdvisor provides bird-watching tips in detail for people of virtually any age

Ornithological Research Guidelines

Guidelines to the Use of Wild Birds in Research
A guide to recommended practices for the use and treatment of wild birds in research.

SORA Partner Resources

SORA Contributor Guidelines
Information about format requirements for documents hosted in the SORA archive.
SORA Journal Usage Statistics
Article-level report on journal usage activity.
SORA Journal Usage Data Page
Exportable data on journal usage activity.
SORA Google Analystics Snapshot
SORA website analytics snapshot (in development).