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General materials on Biology are shelved together in the QH classification section. To assist you in browsing the collection, try the following areas:  

  • Science (General)
  • QA Mathematics
  • QC Physics
  • QD Chemistry
  • QH Natural History. Biology
  • QK Botany
  • QL Zoology
  • QP Physiology
  • QR Microbiology

Key Databases

  • Biology Diversity Heritage Library - The Biodiversity Heritage Library improves research methodology by collaboratively making biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.
  • Biomedical Reference Collection: Comprehensive - Access to nearly 900 full text biomedical journals.
  • MEDLINE with Full Text  - MEDLINE with Full Text provides full text for select medical journals indexed in MEDLINE.
  • The Merck Index Online - The Merck Index Online offers the same highly authoritative information as the print edition in a convenient and easily searchable full text database. It contains over 11,500 monographs – including historic records not available in the print edition. The Merck Index* Online is updated regularly with accurate information curated by experts.
  • Public Library of Science (PLOS) - Open access journals in science and medicine.
  • ScienceDirect - Access to full text peer-reviewed journals published by Elsevier. Multidisciplinary in scope including coverage of the life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, technology and the humanities.
  • SpringerLink - Provides access to online peer-reviewed science, technology, and medicine content. Springer is the world's second largest publisher in the STEM sector with a focus on science, medicine, engineering, economics, architecture, construction and transport.
  • GreenFILE  - GreenFILE is a freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
  • Anatomy TV - Interactive 3D animated human anatomy modules.
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