These resources from all the ACC Libraries are focused on helping with basic concepts in commonly taken ACC Biology classes. We have lots of other material on specific and more advanced topics.
Videos and electronic books are noted after the titles. Otherwise, these are paper books that can be checked out. Click on the title to see availability and locations. Use the Request button at the top to have item sent to your campus if necessary.
This is a sample of available items. When you visit the library and go to where one of these is shelved, you can browse nearby and most likely find additional useful books and videos.
Biology demystified (e-book --click View Now)
Biology for dummies (e-book --click View Now)
Biology Success in 20 Minutes a Day (e-book within "Learning Express" database. Free account required. You can save this book onto your device and keep forever.)
ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY
Straight A's in anatomy & physiology (e-book -- click View Now)
CELLULAR, MOLECULAR, & MICROBIOLOGY
The molecules of life: RNA, DNA, and proteins (e-book -- click View Now)
FREE ONLINE GUIDES & TUTORIALS
CK-12 Foundation - Good place to brush up on basic Biology concepts. Dozens of specific topics are covered in short tutorials and guides.
Khan Academy - Covers fundamental concepts in Biology with video lessons. Click on a basic concept, such as "Cells and Cell Division," and many separate videos on specifics will display.
HippoCampus - Links to several free online Biology tutorials.