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Sources for background information

Searching the library catalogue

Use the basic search or advanced search in the WorldCat catalogue.  You can search using words like - antibiotic, biochem?, molecul?, etc.

Search tips for the library catalogue

Truncation symbol: ? e.g. biolog? will retrieve catalogue records containing the words biology, biologist, biological, etc.
Phrase searching: "___" e.g. "cell migration" will retrieve catalogue records containing the phrase cell migration
Boolean operators: (), AND, OR, NOT
default: AND
e.g. biology AND (methods OR research) will retrieve catalogue records containing the word biology and either methods or research

Get more catalogue search tips.

Search the Library catalogue: Keyword(s):
You can also browse the catalogue, or the shelves at the following National Library of Medicine Classification call numbers
Call Number Subject
QH 301-705.5 Biology (General)
  QH 359-425 Evolution
  QH 426-470 Genetics
  QH 471-489 Reproduction
  QH 501-531 Life
  QH 540-549.5 Ecology
  QH 573-671 Cytology
  QH 705-705.5 Economic biology

Core and additional databases

Multidisciplinary databases

Methods & techniques

Selected internet sites and data resources

Model organisms

  • TAIR - The Arabidopsis Information Resource
  • Mice and Rats - The Whole Mouse Catalogue
  • FlyBase - A Database of Drosophila Genes & Genomes
  • Xenbase - Xenopus laevis and Xenopus tropicalis biology and genomics resource
  • ZFIN - The Zebrafish Model Organism Database


Other resources



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