The INA is a card file and online reporting system maintained at the Silva Center for Phycological Documentation of the University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley. It contains nearly 200,000 names of algae (in the broad sense).
The BPU is a card file containing bibliographic references pertaining to algal taxonomy.
Bibliographia Phycologica Universalis
FLECHTNER, Valerie R., Jeffrey R. JOHANSEN, & Jayne BELNAP
The biological soil crusts of the San Nicolas Island: enigmatic algae from a geographically isolated ecosystem
Western North American Naturalist
68(4): 405-436, 108 figs., 4 tables