Discover EOL

Who uses EOL?

Who Uses EOL?

Encyclopedia of Life is for everyone! Whether you are a student looking for information for a school assignment, a teacher looking for new curriculum ideas in the classroom, a professional scientist looking for a network of colleagues or a lifelong learner looking for help identifying a species in your backyard, EOL is for you. And the best news? It’s free! EOL’s content, supplied by authoritative sources, both professional and amateur enthusiasts, is always available free of charge. To learn more about ways you can begin using EOL, explore your area of interest below. Contact Us  and select "Learning and Education" to let us know how you are using EOL.

EOL Users

Educators

Educators

Learn how you can harness EOL's features to support your teaching activities in formal or informal settings.
Students

Students

EOL has free, easy-to-use resources and tools to help you learn.

Citizen Scientists

Citizen Scientists

Did you know that snapping a photo of nature in your area and uploading it to EOL can be an important contribution to scientific research? 

Enthusiasts

Enthusiasts

Are you interested in learning more about the world around you? EOL is a great free resource for enthusiasts everywhere.


Scientists

Scientists

Learn how to use EOL as a resource for research and a place to share your expertise and disseminate biodiversity information.

Model Projects

Model Projects

See examples of how students, educators, citizen scientists, enthusiasts and scientists use EOL.