Zoological Record (ZR)
Entry ID: zsl_zoorecord

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Summary
Abstract: The Zoological Record (ZR) is an annual index to worldwide zoological
literature, first published in 1864. It is available in print, compact
disc and online formats, providing access to world literature via
author name, taxon name, or subject, geographical and palaeontological
terms. ZR is the world.s oldest continuing database in the animal
sciences. ZR is a resource for information from every field in the
animal sciences, projects in academic, government, and commercial
organizations and provides reliable and in-depth information searches.

The purpose of the Zoological Record is to be a resource for
information in the field in animal sciences.

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http://www.biosis.org/products_services/zoorecord.html
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Zoological Society of London, and Biosis
Dataset Title: Zoological Record (ZR)
Dataset Release Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dataset Publisher: Biosis
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://thomsonreuters.com/products_services/science/science_product...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1864-02-02
Science Keywords
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES > BIRDS Parameter Definition
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES Parameter Definition
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ISO Topic Category
Quality Zoological Record (ZR) is the world.s oldest continuing database in
the animal sciences. Since ZR.s coverage extends back to 1864, it has
long acted as the world.s unofficial register of animal names. Its
scope of coverage represents every area of the animal sciences, from
biodiversity and the environment to taxonomy and veterinary
sciences. While ZR.s 4,500 serials generate a significant portion of
the records indexed in the database, ZR contains many other sources of
information, including books, reports, and meetings, resulting in:
72,000 indexed records added every year, 1.5 million record archive in
electronic formats.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
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Data Center URL: http://www.biosis.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: BIOSIS CUSTOMER REPRESENTATIVE
Phone: 1-800-523-4806
Fax: 215-587-2016
Email: info at biosis.org
Contact Address:
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City: Philadelphia
Province or State: Pennsylvania
Postal Code: 19103-7095
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1-800-523-4806
Fax: 215-587-2016
Email: info at biosis.org
Contact Address:
Two Commerce Square
200 Market Street, Suite 700
City: Philadelphia
Province or State: Pennsylvania
Postal Code: 19103-7095
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-10-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-22
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-10-28
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