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Encyclopedia of Life Sciences This link opens in a new window
This online encyclopedia is restricted to ACC students and staff. If you're off campus, you will use your ACC eID to access. An excellent authoritative source for all areas of biology.
The study of microscopic organisms and their effects.
(If you need articles on these topics, use the "Finding Biology Articles" tab, above)
American Society for Microbiology
The major professional organization in the field. The "Microbiology for the Public" area is good for beginners, while the "Science" area has more advanced info.
Excellent introduction to a variety of topics relating to microbes, focusing on their roles in different ecosystems. Good illustrations.
Bad Bug Book - Food & Drug Administration
Foodborne pathogenic microorganisms and toxins are covered. From the FDA and the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. This is a 264-page online book.
Fungi and the infections they cause are covered. Many photos. From a professor in Australia.
Microbiology focused podcasts produced by the American Society for Microbiology.
From the American Society for Microbiology. Collection of mainly visuals on the topic. Various lab protocols are also described. Perhaps easiest way to use in the "Search" choices on right margin.
Microbiology Virtual Lab
Virtual labs and interactive assignments covering basic microbiology.