SUBJECT GUIDE: BIOLOGY & HUMAN BIOLOGY

This guide is useful for people studying Biology & Human Biology. It will help you find useful resources in the Learning Resource Centre (LRC) and online.

Books and DVDs

Books and DVDs are available on both floors of the LRC. The numbers on the resources represent their subjects. Useful numbers for this subject on Floor 1 include:

170Ethics580Botany
371.3Study Skills581Plants
371.4Careers591Animals
500Science591.5Animal Behaviour
570Biology592Invertebrates
571.6Cell Biology595.7Insects
572Biochemistry597Cold-blooded Vertebrates
573Human Biology & Animal Physiology598Birds
575Plant Physiology599Mammals
576.5Genetics610Medicine
576.8Evolution612Human Physiology
576.82Theories of Evolution641.3Food Science
577Ecology660.6Biotechnology (including Genetic Engineering)
579Microbiology

Specific authors and titles can be found by using the Library Catalogue.

Newspapers and Journals

The LRC subscribes to several daily newspapers and journals which are kept on Floor 2. The current copies of these can only be used in the LRC, but older copies can be borrowed. The journal titles most relevant to this subject are:

Online Resources

For external access, click on the website link listed below. Click on login via your institution (choose Peter Symonds College from the list) and use your regular college username and password.

Useful Websites

The following websites may prove useful:

Other Websites

If you're looking for information on the internet, try using these as an alternative to Google:

  • Intute
    You can either type in a keyword search, or browse the topic headings through the subject links at the top of the screen. All the websites to which Intute links have been recommended by lecturers in further and higher education.
  • BUBL
    This site links to recommended websites. You can either type in a keyword search or browse the subject headings in order to find information.

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