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Biology Resources

Materials on biology may be found in the QH301-705 call number range or by
searching the library catalog. Specific divisions are as follows:

QH324 Methods of Research
QH359-425 Evolution
QH426-470 Genetics
QH471-489 Reproduction
QH501-531 Life

Reference Works

Collins Dictionary of Biology Electronic Book
Dictionary of Developmental Biology and Embryology Electronic Book
The Cambridge Dictionary of Scientists Electronic Book
The Illustrated Dictionary of Science Electronic Book
The New Penguin Dictionary of Science Electronic Book
McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology Electronic Book
Assimov’s Biographical Encyclopedia of Science & Technology Ref Q141.A74
World of Biology
Ref QH302.5.W67
A Dictionary of Biology Ref QH302.5.D5
The Gale Encyclopedia of Science Ref Q121.G35
The Variety of Life
Ref QH83.T84
The Facts of File Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology Ref QH575.F33


You may access the following databases from any computer workstation on campus. For off-campus access, please follow the Remote Access Instructions found on the library’s webpage under Off-Campus Access Instructions or click here for an online tutorial .

Annual Reviews publishes authoritative articles in microbiology, plant biology, and cell and developmental biology as well as numerous other scientific fields.

Biological Sciences offers citations and abstracts to a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology, and ecology. From the Search window, click on Specific Databases, check Biological Sciences and click on Continue to Search at the top of the page.

BioOne allows one to search for fulltext articles from “high-impact bioscience research journals”.

HighWire Press contains the online versions of high-impact scholarly journals and other content in the scientific and medical fields.

Science In Context contains the online versions of high-impact scholarly journals and other content in the scientific and medical fields.

Academic Search Complete is a valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database.

MasterFILE Premier is composed of full text journal and magazine articles, reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection


Atlas of the Body from the American Medical Society

The Biology Project, designed for the college student, is an interactive online resource for learning biology and focuses on real life applications and the latest research findings.

Biology Online is an excellent site for biological information and is ideal for homework or research projects. One will find a biology dictionary, biology tutorials, and links to biology related websites.

BIODIDAC, an award winning site, functions as an online resource that contains over 6000 digital images (photos and diagrams) for use in teaching biology.

Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body is one of the most well-known and used references on human anatomy. One may browse by subject or search within 13000 entries.

MedBioWorld is an excellent resource for dictionaries, encyclopedias, glossaries and other reference materials for all areas of biology.

Plants National Database provides information on all types of plants within the United States.

Science.gov “is a gateway to authoritative science information provided by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results.”

If you have questions regarding any of these resources or need assistance
finding additional information, please Ask a Librarian.