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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
Library-supplied online resource Science Reference Center: Collection of general science research information, including full-text reference books, journals, videos, biographies and more

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

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
Library-supplied online resource BioOne: Full-text of over 80 scholarly/peer-reviewed journals in biology/life sciences
Library-supplied online resource Environment Complete: Full text of over 900 journals and nearly 200 books related to environmental studies, with indexing of over 2000 titles.
Library-supplied online resource GreenFILE: Indexing and abstracting, with some full text, of 600 journals covering all aspects of human impact to the environment including content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more
WWW ResourceProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: Searchable; abstracts available 1990-96, full text 1997-present, recent issues not available
WWW ResourcePrimateLit: Index to scholarly research on nonhuman primates
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
WWW ResourceScirus: Searches several databases of science journals. Citations and abstracts only.
Library-supplied online resource Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide: Huge index to resources on wild animals and ecology
Library-supplied online resource Academic Search Complete: Interdisciplinary index to journals, 8500 full text, majority are scholarly

You can find out if we have a particular journal, and if so where to find it, using Journal Finder. 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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