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Resources for Biology

General Information | Books | Web Resources |

General Information

Resources include library materials, featuring books, ebooks, journals, and/or media in your elective that are listed in the Library Catalog; and Web resources, featuring recommended Web resources  selected and annotated by NEIT's Reference Librarians.

These resources are intended to be a starting point only and are not a comprehensive guide to all the resources available.  Always be sure to Ask a Librarian.


Books and media on Biology can be found in the Library under the classifications QH301 through QH705. Books on Human Biology are found in QP34-QP38. 
Library materials on Human Anatomy can be found in QM1 through QM695Human PhysiologyQP1 through QP899Medical Microbiology can be found in QR46, with books on Pharmacology and Drugs in RM300-RM412.

Library materials on pathophysiology can be found in the Library under the call number RB113 (found in the Library Catalog under the subject heading Physiology, Pathological). Books on Nutrition are found with other physiology books in QP141-QP185.3 and also in RA784, with personal health books. Materials on Neurosciences are found in RC321-RC574.

For more titles, search the Library Catalog using the subject terms listed above in bold.

♦  Anatomy : a photographic atlas /
Johannes W. Rohen, Chihiro Yokochi, Elke Lütjen-Drecoll. Eighth edition.
Ref. QM25 .R55 2016 
"Outstanding full-color photographs of actual cadaver dissections with accompanying schematic drawings and diagnostic images."  [2/18]
♦  Atlas of the visible human male : reverse engineering of the human body /
Victor M. Spitzer, David G. Whitlock.
Ref. QM25 .S74 1998 
♦  The brain encyclopedia / Carol Turkington.
Ref. QP376 .T87 1996 
♦  The complete human body : the definitive visual guide/
Alice Roberts, Editor-in-chief.

Ref.QM25 .C66 2010
Explore human anatomy in incredible detail and clarity through virtually life-size 3-D illustrations and scans. [7/16]
♦  Gray's anatomy for students / Richard L. Drake, A. Wayne Vogl, Adam W.M. Mitchell ; illustrations by Richard M. Tibbitts and Paul Richardson ; photographs by Ansell Horn.
Ref. QM23.2 .D73 2010 
Copies of Henry Gray's original anatomy book (Anatomy, descriptive and surgical) are found in the Circulating Collection under the classification QM23.2 .G73, and also online.
♦  The human body : an illustrated guide to its structure, function, and disorders / editor-in-chief, Charles Clayman.
QP38 .H7933 1995 
♦  Melloni's illustrated dictionary of the musculoskeletal system / B. John Melloni.
Ref. QM100 .M44 1998
Musculoskeletal systems dictionaries for physical and occupational therapy. [7/16]


Search EBSCO's Full Text Finder for Journal Titles, or by subject or simple keyword.
Suggested titles
below listed as (e-journals or electronic journals) can be located in the subscription service, EBSCO's Full Text Finder.

♦  The Einstein Journal of Biology & Medicine (e-journal  2003 - present )
Allows students of biology to acquire experience & expertise in the management & editorship of a medical scientific journal, serves as a forum for the medical & scientific community & encourages the publication of a wide range of material. [11/16]
♦  Quarterly Review of Biology (e-journal  1999- present, 1 year delay)
Review articles for the informed general biologist that present a synthesis of recent investigations and a critical evaluation of them and theoretical papers including a critical synthesis of the literature bearing on the theory.

Web Resources

♦  Anatomy Atlases: an anatomy digital library
A collection of anatomical images and conventional line drawings of each section of the body. An anatomy digital library curated by Ronald A. Bergman, Ph. D. [2/18]
♦  Animal Diversity Web
Animal Diversity Web is an online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology produced by the University of Michigan. [2/18]
♦  The Biology Corner
Contains a variety of lessons, quizzes, labs, web quests, and information on science topics for all levels,  including introductory life science and advanced biology topics. [2/18]
♦  EOL: Encyclopedia of Life
The Encyclopedia of Life is an online encyclopedia of every species known to the scientific community. The EOL group is composed of senior individuals who represent the diversity of EOL Partners including cornerstone institutions, natural history institutions, biodiversity and bioinformatics leaders. [2/18]
♦  Inner Body
Interactive anatomy pictures and descriptions of thousands of objects in the body. [2/18]
♦  The Visible Human Project®
Provides a complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies.  NIH. [2/18]

Last update 2018.02/JH