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Biology   Tags: biology, science  

Use this subject guide to help you get started with your research in biology. It includes research databases, journals, books and links to useful websites.
Last Updated: Nov 19, 2013 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Resources for Getting Started

Great resources for research ideas and to get a quick overview of a topic.

 Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Dictionary of Biology. Coverage of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry.

Dictionary of Ecology.  Entries on all aspects of ecology and related environmental scientific disciplines.

Dictionary of Zoology.

Encyclopedia of Bioethics.  REF QH332 .E52 Entries discuss  ethical and moral dimensions of issues in health care and the life sciences.

Encyclopedia of Biology. REF QH309.2 .R58 Fundamental concepts in biology, ecology, botany, and earth science.

Encyclopedia of Evolution Ref QH 360.2 .E54

Encyclopedia of Microbiology.  REF QR9 .E53

Facts on File Dictionary of Ecology and the Environment.  REF QH540.4 .F35

Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia. REF QL7 .G7813 Extensively illustrated zoological classic arranged by type of animal.

Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Comprehensive survey of modern biochemistry and molecular biology

Survey of Science: Life Science Series. REF QH307.2 .M34 Articles on topics such as plant and animal anatomy and physiology, ecological issues and phenomena, ethology, evolution, genetics, cellular phenomena, and microbes.


American Men and Women of Science. REF Q141 .A474 Biographies of living scientists in the physical and biological fields.

Dictionary of Scientists. Authoritative biographical dictionary covering all areas of science.




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