Literature and bibliographies

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There are many bibliographies on the internet, some of which link to original publications that can be downloaded.  This website also holds a bibliography of some 9,000 references, and some of these will appear on the species pages (search 'Taxonomy' or browse the 'Invasive species' Tab). 


CABI Invasive Species Compendium Bibliographic Database  Follow the link for data sheets on species and other literature references.  For access to CABI’s Abstracts Database go to the page and click ‘Abstracts Database’ on the top bar.  Some of the records will have access to the full text, but not all. 

Center for Invasive Species & Ecosystem Health  A large number of publications, dealing primarily with North America, and including identification guides, are listed and linked to. 

Convention on Biological Diversity  The CBD IAS pages link to a variety of Reports and case Studies, as well as relevant CBD documents and volumes in the CBD Technical Series.

Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)  List of publications based on DAISIE data (a focus on Europe). 

European Alien Species Information network (EASIN) has a set of links to online resources including databases and publications.

EPPO Reporting Service is a monthly information report on events of phytosanitary concern. It focuses on new geographical records, new host plants, new pests (including invasive alien plants), pests to be added to the EPPO Alert List, detection and identification methods etc.

FishBase.  Use the search form on the page linked to.

Global Invasive Species Information Network  GISIN publications are available in downloadable PDF format.

Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP)  GISP publications can still be downloaded from the ISSG here.

I3N Brazil Invasive Species Database contains 2121 references.

IUCN / Invasive Species Specialist Group  ISSG Publications available in PDF format, including the Journal ‘Aliens’.

South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI)  SANBI documents can be downloaded from here.

Sealifebase.  References can be located using the search tool at the bottom of the web page.

USDA National Invasive Species Resource Center  Covers individual scientific journal titles that deal with invasive species. and scientific journal articles here.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith