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HISTORY OF GENETICS/DNA-- SELECTED RESOURCES

Keeley Library   Revised January 23, 2001
See also related topics: 
  • Genetic Engineering / Cloning
  • Cell Structure and Function
  • Evolution, Natural Selection
  • Biological Sciences
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT DNA HISTORY

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:World Book, 2001 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.3
     inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.12
    Rubenstein, Irwin."Cell" (See section on DNA). v 3 Lederberg, Joshua A."Gene" v.12 

    BROWSING GUIDE

    570's Life Sciences 612's  Anatomy and Physiology
    576's Genetics 614's   DNA Technology
    363 and 364's   Criminology, etc.

    sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.

    DNA
    RECOMBINANT DNA
    GENES
    genetic engineering
    Forensic DNA:
    Chemistry, Forensic
    Forensic genetics--United States
    Molecular cloning
    Crime laboratories
    Forensic sciences
    Cloning:
    DEOXYRIBOSE DNA FOSSIL NUCLEIC ACIDS

    REFERENCE BOOK COLLECTION
    BOOKS THAT ARE WELL ILLUSTRATED AND COMPREHENSIVE

    McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of science & technology. 6th ed.   Volume 5, pages 112-117 Ref. 503 M147 1987
    Encyclopedia of life sciences, 1996  Vol. 4, pages 450-455. Ref 570.3 E56 1996
    Essentials of anatomy & physiology. 1995. Pages 57-61 Ref 612 S452ES 1996
     Anthony's textbook of anatomy & physiology, 1994 .Pages 84-87. Ref. 612 A628 1994
    The Human Body. 1995   Pages 20-21 Ref. 612 H918 1995

    REFERENCE BOOKS THAT ARE GOOD TEXT SOURCES

    Magill's Survey of Science, Volumes 2, 3, and 7 Ref.  570 M194 1991
    Encyclopedia of Genetics Ref.  576.503 E56 1999
    Science and Technology Breakthroughs  Volume I 1998  Ref.  502.02 S416 1998
    World of Biology. 1997    Pages 222-226. Ref.  570.3 W927 1997
    Dictionary of Genetics Ref.  576.5 k54 1997

    SOME NEWER BOOKS IN THE KEELEY LIBRARY CIRCULATING COLLECTION:

    Blueprint for life. 1993. Excellent, well illustrated book. 599.935 B658 1993
    DNA fingerprinting 1991  614.1 L241 1991
    From cell to clone : the story of genetic engineering  575.1 F142
    Understanding DNA and gene cloning. 3rd ed., 1997  572.8633 D782 1997
    DNA in the courtroom. 1st ed. 1994.  614.1 C692 1994
    Science catches the criminal  363.25 B644
    Police lab  364.121 B496

    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS  DATABASE
    (Over 1,000 articles about DNA available.)
    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.

    USEFUL WEB SITES

    Access Excellence Biotech Gallery
    This is an excellent biotechnology site with many links to DNA images, DNA replication, DNA Molecules, RNA and DNA Protein Synthesis etc.
    Biotech Chronicles
    This is an excellent source for the history of DNA and several biographies of important figures in the history of Biotechnology.

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    Jane Constant, Reference Librarian
    Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
    September, 1978  to  June, 2001