This Research Guide is designed to aid students in using Iona College Library resources to complete projects and assignments for the Biology coursework and includes important reference works, articles in databases, and journals.
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Where Are the Biology Print Books Located?
Books on Biology are found in Dewey Decimal Number sections:
570 Life sciences; Biology
571 Physiology & related subjects
573 Specific physiological systems in animals
575 Specific parts of & systems in plants
576 Genetics & evolution
578 Natural history of organisms
579 Microorganisms, fungi & algae
580 Plants (Botany)
581 Specific topics in natural history
582 Plants noted for characteristics & flowers
585 Gymnosperms; conifers
586 Seedless plants
587 Vascular seedless plants
590 Animals (Zoology)
591 Specific topics in natural history
593 Marine & seashore invertebrates
594 Mollusks & molluscoids
597 Cold-blooded vertebrates; fishes
Key Biology Print Books and E-books
Free Books from The National Academies Press
The National Academies Press (NAP) publishes the reports of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and medicine. NAP offers more than 8,500 titles in PDF format. Almost all of these PDFs can be downloaded for free by the chapter or the entire book. The free PDFs are available exclusively from the NAP website at https://www.nap.edu/.
Wolfram Alpha Life Sciences provides computational information about genomics, molecular biology, human anatomy, neuroscience and individual animals and plants. Search for it on Google or Bing.