The listing includes examples of websites useful in teaching animal breeding and in research projects. The websites are all referred to in the text, and were accessed on June 2006.
Many of the websites in the list are described in more detail in the tool [Web Resources] in the Animal Genetics Training Resource.
Websites to databases, software, literature, teaching and communication
Anubis - Map Selector (animal genome maps). Roslin Institute, UK.
Effective Presentations (by Radel, J.). University of Kansas Medical Center. On-line tutorial series.
Fleming, N.D. 2001.VARK: a guide to learning styles. (VARK materials are free for use in student or teacher development with attribution, but permission must be granted; see the VARK website). http://www.vark-learn.com
GENUP (by Kinghorn, B.). Computer aided learning for quantitative genetics. Univ. of New England, Dept of Animal Science, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia. Software downloaded free at: http://www-personal.une.edu.au/~bkinghor/genup.htm
GenStat Discovery. Free version of GenStat developed by VSN International for use by not-for-profit research organizations, charities and educational institutes based in the developing world. http://www.discovery.genstat.co.uk/products/
Harris, R. 2004. Anti-plagiarism strategies for research papers. http://www.virtualsalt.com/antiplag.htm.
Informatics - Mouse Genome Informatics. The Jackson Laboratory. http://www.informatics.jax.org
Microsoft Clip-art Gallery (clip-art that can be downloaded by licensed Microsoft users http://office.microsoft.com/clipart
OCOA (Online Cytogenetics of Animals).
OMIA (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals). Database compiled by Nicholas, F.W., Brown, S.C. and Le Tissier, P.R. Univ. of Sydney, Dept of Animal Science, Australia.
OMIM (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man). National Center for Biotechnology Information.
OWL at Purdue. Evaluating sources of information. Purdue University, USA. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/553/01/
PEDIGREE VIEWER (by Kinghorn, B. and Kinghorn, S.). Software downloaded free at: http://www-personal.une.edu.au/~bkinghor/pedigree.htm
Reid, P. 2000. Handbook for preparing and writing research proposals. 164 pp. International Union of Forest Research Organizations. Handbook in pdf-format; also a PowerPoint presentation.
UMKC SI. Supplemental Instruction website at University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA http://www.umkc.edu/cad/si/
VCE (by E. Groeneveld). Software used for variance component estimation.
WOMBAT (by K. Mayer). This software will replace DFREML. Released in Aug 2006.
World Bank Report. 2000. Higher Education in Developing Countries: Peril and Promise. Task Force Report. http://www.tfhe.net
Websites for literature search (Bibliographic databases free of charge)
AGRICOLA. (AGRICultural OnLine Access). Bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators. http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/
Websites to search engines
Websites containing useful links
Universities Worldwide. Links to home pages of universities all over the world. http://univ.cc/
Quantitative Genetics Resources (Listing of websites to literature, class notes, software etc. Compiled by Lynch, M. and Walsh, B.) http://nitro.biosci.arizona.edu/zbook/book.html