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ANTHROPOLOGICAL AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES -- SELECTED RESOURCES 

Keeley Library  Revised January 23, 2001
See also subdivisions
and list of related 
topic guides .

 

Related guides:
  • Marine Plants, Algae
  • Marine Adaptation, 
  • Whales and Whaling
  • Genetics
  • DNA History
  • Bacteriology
  • Marine Animals, Food Chain
  • Wildlife and Conservation
  • Cell Structure and Function
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomes, Biodivesity\
  • Biosphere, Ecology
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:World Book, 2001 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.2
     inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v. 3
    Allen, Garland E. "Biology".  v.2 Purves, William K. "Biology" v.3

    BROWSING GUIDE  570'S

    See our guide,Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.
    570's     Life Sciences-Biology
    571's     Physisology and Related Subjects Cells
    572's   Biochemistry
    573's     Specific Systems in Animals Zoology
    575's   Specific Parts of and Systems in Plants Botany
    576's   Genetics and Evolution
    577's   Biosphere, Ecology/Pollution
    578's     Natural History of Organisms Biomes
    579's     Microoganisms, Fungi,  Algae (see Bacteriology, and related guides )

    JACKDAWS:

    These are document facsimiles kept near the Reference Desk. Most of the Jackdaws are about history topics, but these might be useful when studying about the scientific historical background.Science examples follow:
    Black Death Harvey and the Circulation of the Blood Pasteur and the Germ Theory

    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE
    (At least 500 articles about Biology or various Biology subtopics.)
    ELECTRIC LIBRARY
     As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

    sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
    Biology
    Ecology 
    Heredity 
    Genetics 
    Biophysics 
    Botany
    Bioethics 
    Biometry 
    Cells 
    Anatomy 
    Biochemistry 
    Zoology 
    Life sciences
    Biosphere 
    Species 
    Nature study 
    Vivisection 
    Biotechnology 
    Genetic engineering
    Biotic communities 
     Biological warfare
    Medicine--Research 
    Bioclimatology 
    Death (Biology) 
    Desert biology 
    Sex (Biology) 
    Soil biology 
    Space biology 
    Human biology 
    Hybridization 
    Life (Biology) 
    Proteins 
    Cytology 
    Microbiology 
    Biology--History 
    Medical physics 
    Biomathematics 
    Extinction (Biology) 
    Evolution (Biology) 
    Adaptation (Biology) 
    Aquatic biology 
    Tracers (Biology) 
    Variation (Biology) 
    Molecular biology 
    Biological rhythms 
    Biology--Field work 
    Medical electronics 
    Medical ethics 
    Cryobiology 
    Physiology 
    Living fossils 
    Competition (Biology) 
    Biological diversity
    Coral reef biology 
    Molecular biology 
    Nucleic acids
    Regeneration (Biology)
    Biological specimens
    Agricultural biotechnology 
    Food--Biotechnology 
    Electronics in biology 
    Biomedical engineering 
    Developmental biology 
    Botany, Economic Pests 
    Natural history 
    Symbiosis 
    Reproduction 
    Natural history 

    SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS

    The call  number for each will bring you to the general area for that subject.Each type of book listed below is useful for a particular purpose. These kinds of resources exist for books in many different subject areas. As you use them, you will become more familiar with them, and will appreciate their value.
    Resource Type: Selected Title Call Number
    Biological Sciences
    Bibliographic Guides 
    Summarize the topic and
    lead you to other resources.
    Magill' s Surveyof Science LIfe Science Series
    Rainforests of the World
    Ref.  570 M194 1991
    Ref.. 574.5264 G285 1993
    Biological Sciences  Dictionaries 
    These give  brief definitions
    Dictionary of Modern Biology
    Harper Collins Dictionary of Biology
    Collins Dictionary of Biology
    Dictionary of Cell Biology 
    Dictionary of Genetics
    Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Environment
    Ref.  570.3 R916 1997
    Ref.. 570.3 H162 1991
    Ref.  570.3 H165
    Ref.  571.603 D554 1995
    Ref.. 576.5 K54 1997
    Ref.. 574.503 S246 
    Biological Sciences 
    Primary Sources
    Harvard Classics (50 volumes)
    Great Books of the Western World
    (Look for volumes about the sciences)
    Ref.  080 H339
    Ref.  028.8 G7856
    Biological  Atlases 
    /Almanacs
    Last Rain Forests, a World Conservation Atlas
    Wetlands in Danger, A World Conservation Atlas
    Ref. 574.5264 L349 1990
    Ref. 574.5263 W539 1993
    Biological Sciences 
    Handbooks 
    These usuallyspecialize in one 
    area and  give a short 
    explanation or description 
    Five Kingdoms, an Illustrated Guide to the Phyla of LIfe on Earth
    Synopsis and Classification ofLiving Organisms
    World of Biology
    Illustrated Reference Book of Plants and Inverterbrates
    Encyclopedia of Animal Biology
    Grzimeks' Encyclopedia of Evolution 
    Ref. 574.012 M329 1998
    Ref. 574.012 S993 (2 vols)
    Ref. 570.3 W927 1999
    Ref. 574 I29 1982
    Ref. 571.1 E56 1987
    Ref. 575.003 G895
    Biological Sciences Encyclopedias Encyclopedia of LIfe Sciences
    Encyclopedia of Genetics
    Ref. 570.3 E56 1996 

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    Biological Sciences Article 
    Reprints
    SIRS Life Sciences  (Look in Comprehensive Index  for Biological Science topics) Ref.Desk 570.5 L722
    Biological Sciences   Biographies World of Biology (includes biographies)
    Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists 
    Dictionary of Scientific Biography
    Ref. 570.3 W927 1999
    Ref. 509.22B615 1998
    Ref. 509.22 D554

    WEB SITES

    Careers in Biology - a subset of the University at Buffalo Science and Engineering Library Careers and Jobs pages.  This whole site is outstanding with links to many aspects of science and engineering jobs including resume writing, relative salary ranges, and many diverse career paths.  Careers in Biology has many ocean science, ecological science, and environmental science  links     http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/units/sel/bio/careers.html  (biological sciences main page)
  • NCBITaxonomyBrowser
  • Biology Project
  • Bioscience Links
  • Virtual Cell
  • Cells Alive!
  • Bugs in the News
  • Major groups of prokaryotes
  • Microbes: Invisible Invaders, Amazing.. 
  • The Microbe Zoo
  • Prokaryotes, Eukaryotes, and Viruses 
  • Biological REsources (USGS)
  • Anthropology Links
  • Anthropology Resources Page
  • OMIM Home Page-Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man
  • Dinosauria Smithsonian Institution  ENature.Com

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