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Biology: Find Books

This guide is designed as a starting point for finding information about biology.

Access Science

Credo Reference

Find articles definitions, and facts in reference resources, i.e. encyclopedia, dictionaries, handbooks, and more.

Other Reference Databases

VMI Library Catalog

Find books about biology by using Preston Library's catalog, which you will see immediately on the library's home page:

Here is the URL for the library's Advanced Search:  http://vmi.worldcat.org/advancedsearch

Tips for searching are:

  • Keyword
  • Subject Heading
  • Limit by format, author, date, and more

You can also browse the shelves for books on the 400 level for additional material.

Browse these call number areas and find materials relating to biology, zoology, human anatomy, and more:

QH:   Biology

QK:   Botany

QL:   Zoology

QM:   Human Anatomy

QP:   Physiology

QR:   Microbiology

Biology Reference Books

Biology Handbook

Research Manuals

Image Database

Find images to support your research by using the database created by Encyclopedia Britannica:

Documentaries & Movies