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Biology

Key: Misenheimer
                  Print = Misenheimer Print    Charlotte Print = Charlotte Print    Library-supplied online resource = Online (Library-Provided)*   WWW Resource = Online (Internet Resource)
* Library-provided resources require your password for off-campus access

Getting Started/Reference Sources

Misenheimer Print Dictionary of Scientific Biography, REF Q141.D5
Misenheimer Print Facts on File Dictionary of Biology, REF QH302.5.F38 1999
Misenheimer Print Genetics, REF QH427.G46 2003
Misenheimer Print Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia, REF QL3.G7813
Charlotte Print McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, REF Q121.M29 2005
Misenheimer Print McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, REF Q121.M31 1997
Misenheimer Print Nursing Drug Handbook, REF RM301.12 N87

Many more dictionaries and encyclopedias related to biology and its subspecialties, including health, are available in the Misenheimer reference room and in the Charlotte library.

Journal Articles

Library-supplied online resource AccessScience: Articles, research reviews, videos and more covering all fields of science
WWW ResourceAmerican Society of Microbiology journals: Search ASM journals. Abstracts available from 1992-1997; full text 1998-present. Most recent 6 months not available.
WWW ResourceBioMed Central: Full-text of selected peer-reviewed journals in the medical and biological sciences
WWW ResourcePrimateLit: Index to scholarly research on nonhuman primates through 2010
WWW ResourceProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: Searchable; abstracts available 1990-96, full text 1997-present, recent issues not available
Library-supplied online resource ProQuest Biology Database: Biology-related journals, many peer-reviewed and full text
Library-supplied online resource ProQuest Environmental Science Collection: Journal articles, plus charts, maps, and more on environmental topics
Library-supplied online resource ProQuest Science Database: Database of applied and general science articles
WWW ResourcePubMed: Access to Medline journal index and other scientific journals, with links to full-text for some
WWW ResourcePubMed Central: Full-text of selected journals in the life sciences
Library-supplied online resource Science in Context: Articles, images, videos and more on today's most significant science topics
Library-supplied online resource Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide: Huge index to resources on wild animals and ecology


You can find out if we have a particular journal, and if so where to find it, using Find a Journal. You can request articles in journals we don't own via interlibrary loan.


Books

Library-supplied online resource Pfeiffer's Catalog (no password needed). Books and e-books in both libraries. Biology-related books usually have call numbers beginning with Q and health-related books with R; both are located on the 4th stack level in Misenheimer. Misenheimer books can be sent to Charlotte and vice-versa.

Library-supplied online resource WorldCat: A database of books in libraries everywhere. You can request books we don't own via interlibrary loan.

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