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Biology: Finding Books

Web sites and library resources to support the various Biology courses at Austin Community College.

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Lynda Infante
Contact:
Faculty Librarian / Assistant Professor

Riverside Campus Library
Austin Community College
1020 Grove Blvd
1st Floor, Room 1108
Austin, Tx 78741

lynda.infante@austincc.edu
512-223-6181
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ACC Library Materials for Biology

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 with the icon after "Format", or under "Item Type".  Click on the title to see more detailed information. Scroll down the box (if applicable) to see full availability and locations. Use the "Request this copy" button on the right 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.

GENERAL BIOLOGY

Biology : a self-teaching guide

E-Z Biology

Biology: EZ 101 study keys

Biology demystified (e-book --click View Now)

Biology for dummies (e-book --click View Now)

Cracking the AP Biology Exam

ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

Physiology : cases and problems

Problem-based anatomy

Anatomy and physiology for English language learners

Physiology: Illustrated review

CELLULAR, MOLECULAR, & MICROBIOLOGY

Molecular & cell biology for dummies

Schaum's outline: molecular and cell biology

The molecules of life: RNA, DNA, and proteins (e-book -- click View Now)

Shaum's outlines: microbiology

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.

Library Resources Quick Search

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Search Strategies

Search the Library Catalog for books and other materials. Some helpful search terms for Biology are:

Biology
Biodiversity
Human Biology
Genetics
Evolution
Natural Selection
Environmental Science
Zoology

Browse the Stacks

Materials in our libraries are shelved according to the LC Classification System

Common Call Numbers for Biology are:

  • QM, QP 1-135 (Anatomy)
  • QH (Biology)
  • QK (Botany)
  • GF, QH, RA 565-601, TD (Ecology)
  • QP (Physiology)
  • QL (Zoology)

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