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eBooks

ProQuest Ebook Central
Over 3,500 ebooks on Biology and Natural History, owned and subscribed to by our library.

NCBI Bookshelf
Free online access to books and documents in life science and healthcare.

Open Textbooks

OpenStax
Peer-reviewed, openly licensed, free textbooks for college and AP courses.

Anatomy Atlases
Free online access to anatomy textbooks and anatomy atlases.

LibreTexts
Open textbooks in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Social Science and more.

Print Books

Most books on biology are arranged on the 2nd floor of the O'Toole Library.

You can browse the shelves, or more efficiently, search in our library catalog and then use the call number to locate the book from shelves.

QH -- Biology; Natural History

QH1-200 Natural History
QH301-358 General Biology: Dictionaries, Encyclopedias
QH359-425 Evolution (see also QE701-999)
QH426-470 Genetic
QH506 Molecular Biology
QH540-549.5 Ecology
QH573-671 Cell biology (cytology)

QK -- Botany

QL -- Zoology

R -- Medicine

Reference works, like encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks, are located in the ReadyRef area, on the 1st floor of the O'Toole Library.

Can't find the book you need?

InterLibrary Loan (ILL)
We will borrow it for you from other libraries. Generally, it takes around 3 weeks to arrive.

Reciprocal Borrowing
You may visit other libraries for onsite borrowing via METRO, VALENJ, and Jesuit Library Passport.

New Books

I Contain Multitudes

Call number: QR171.A1 Y66 2016a
Peer into the world of microbes -- not as germs to be eradicated, but as invaluable parts of our lives.

Gene Machine

Call Number: RB155 .K458 2014
A Nobel Prize-winning biologist tells the riveting story of his race to discover the inner workings of biology's most important molecule.

The gene : an intimate history

Call number: RB155 .M85 2016
The history of the gene and genetic research.

The Invisible History of the Human Race

Call Number: RB155 .K458 2014
How DNA and history shape our identities and our futures?