Biosciences: Overview


Welcome to the Biosciences guide which highlights key resources and information in this subject area.

Books are shelved over Floors 1-2, and all print journals can be found on Floor 3. If you want to browse, here are some key shelf marks to get you started. Alternatively, to do a more thorough search, use the library search below.

We have a wide range of eBooks, digital textbooks that you can access online. To browse the eBooks we have for Biosciences please search the Library catalogue and look for the 'Electronic Access' button. 

For up to date and scholarly articles use specialist subject databases. For suggestions on appropriate sources look at our Databases - Best Bets tab.

Subject Shelfmark Floor
Biochemistry QD415 2
Genetics QH426-470 2
Immunology QR180-189.5 2
Cancer RC254-282 2

There is also a great deal on information to be found on the web if used responsibly, check out our websites tab for some sites and information on critically evaluating them.

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Our discovery tool will look for books, journal articles and more in one quick easy search - a great place to start your research. For a more comprehensive search, individual databases offer greater functionality and give full access to a tailored suite of resources for your subject.

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