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Biology: Guide Home

Research Starter

Here is a list of the most useful sources for biology. Some strategies for getting your research started are:

  • Consult reference books and databases for an overview of a topic or quick information.
  • Find books and e-books from the library catalog and e-book databases for in-depth information.
  • Search journal databases and indexes for articles with the most current research.

Frequently-used Resources

Reference databases and books

Journals

Journal collections

Print journals

All library print journals will be listed in the library catalog.

Print books will be listed in the library catalog.

Print books on biology are likely to have shelving numbers starting with the following letters:

  • QH - Natural history - biology
  • QK - Botany
  • QL - Zoology
  • QM - Human anatomy
  • QP - Physiology
  • QR - Microbiology

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Subject Librarian

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James Gill
Contact:
Lonas Campus Library
3904 Lonas Drive
Knoxville, TN 37909
jgill@south.edu
(865) 251-1832