Animals. From aardvark to zorilla.

grzimeksGrzimek’s acclaimed 17-volume Animal Life Encyclopedia is the print standard for conventional animal reference collections. But students and researchers today need dynamic resources that foster discussion and critical thinking. That’s why Grzimek and Gale offer an online solution that sets the benchmark for comprehensive and credible animal information while facilitating interaction.

Grzimek’s Animal Life is a perfect example of the new generation of resources from Gale this fall, designed with users in mind. Constantly updated with facts, figures, news and views, this image-rich resource is a true educational experience where a quick trip to find specific information can lead to the desire to explore and learn more. This fall, users will be inspired by:

  • Unequaled coverage — more than 4,000 species categorized by Amphibians, Birds, Fish, Insects, Invertebrates, Mammals and Reptiles, including information on evolution, habitat, behavior, range and more
  • Authoritative, peer-reviewed content — updated regularly by a worldwide network of experts
  • Ease of use — immersive tools like interactive range maps and an intuitive interface let users discover while also supporting serious academic research
  • Media richness — thousands of photos, maps, videos, audio tracks and more

Planned enhancements include:

  • Ancillary topics — such as endangered species, biomes, prehistoric animals and others
  • Feeling of community — connecting experts, educators and users
  • Critical thinking opportunities — nurturing valuable skills needed to truly examine issues and how they relate to others
  • Curriculum correlations — content corresponds to National Science Curriculum

Release date is Fall 2009.


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