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Resource Guide:
Biology

Sample Call Numbers

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

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • 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

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
Biology of disease vectorsREF RA 639.5 .B56 2004
Henderson's dictionary of biological termsREF QH 302.5 .H65 1995
Encyclopedia of human biologyREF QP 11 .E53
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
Principles of virologyQR 360 .P697 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

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

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

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

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