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Resource Guide:
Biology

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
Natural History (General)QH 1-278.5
MicroscopyQH 201-278.5
Biology (General)QH 301-705.5
EvolutionQH 359-425
GeneticsQH 426-470
ReproductionQH 471-489
LifeQH 501-531
EcologyQH 540-549.5
CytologyQH 573-671
Economic BiologyQH 705-705.5

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Molecular biology
  • Bioethics
  • Cell cycle
  • Natural selection
  • Evolution
  • Genetics
  • Adaptation
  • Metabolism
  • Paleontology
  • Extinction
  • Embryology
  • Biochemistry
  • Marine Biology
  • Anatomy
  • Animal Welfare
  • Disease
  • Genomes
  • Life science
  • Physiology
  • Ecology
  • Environment
  • Reproduction
  • Cytology
  • Primates
  • Natural Selection
  • Zoology
  • Mammals
  • Botany
  • Climate
  • Pharmacology
  • Oceanography
  • Virology
  • Bioengineering
  • Ecosystem
  • Conservation

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Biology of disease vectorsRA 639.5 .B56 2004
Henderson's dictionary of biological termsQH 302.5 .H65 1995
Coming to life : how genes drive developmentQH 453 .N8713 2006
Philosophy, biology and lifeQH 331 .P4677 2005
Debating design : from Darwin to DNAQH 360.5 .D42 2004
Opportunities in biological science careersQH 314 .W525 2004
Molecular biology of the cellQH 581.2 .M64 2002
Advanced molecular biology a concise referencee-Book
Bioinformatics a practical guide to the analysis of genes and proteinse-Book
Biostatistical methodse-Book
Genetic techniques for biological research a case study approache-Book
Principles and Practice of Clinical Virologye-Book

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Biology Direct
  • Biology of the Cell
  • Biological Bulletin
  • Biochemical Journal
  • Biochemistry and Cell Biology
  • Biochemistry Insights
  • Biodiversity Informatics

Selected Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.