Using Catalogs: Use the
Stewart Library Catalog
to find the location and availability of books and other media in
Stewart Library. Most of the books about Physics are located on
level two of the library in the General Collection under the QC
call number. Another resource to find books in libraries outside
the Stewart Library is Worldcat.
It is a catalog of books, web resources, and other materials from
a large number of libraries.
From Bookstores: Order books online from Amazon
Books or Barnes and
Noble. Also use Books
in Print sources as needed.
Interlibrary Loan: If we do not own a particular book or article
you need, we will borrow it for you from another library through
Reference resources include
encyclopedias, dictionaries and other materials you use to "refer"
to. Use these resources for background information on a topic.
Online Reference Resources
In Library - Selected
Reference Resources - Reference Area
- Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia - Ref QL 3 .G7813
- Grzimek's Encyclopedia of Mammals Ref QL 701 .G7913
- Guide to the Zoological Literature Ref QL 45.2 .B43
- Information Sources in the Life Sciences Ref QH
- Medical School Admission Requirements: U.S. and Canada
Ref R 745 .A8- Ref Table 1A
- Oxford Dictionary of Zoology Ref QL 9 .C66
- Peterson's Guide to Graduate Programs in the Biological Sciences
- L 901 .P444 - Ref Table 1A
- Scientific Style and Format: the CBE manual for authors,
editors and publishers - Ref T 11 .S386 1994 -Ref
- Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms Ref
QH S3 .S89
Online Journals Available
To determine whether
the Stewart Library has electronic access to a specific journal,
please check the Full
Text Electronic Journal and Newspapers list.
To find articles on your
topic you need to use article databases, also known as periodical
indexes. Each database usually covers a group of subject related
journals. Search by subject or keyword in these indexes.
To find databases to
search, use the Database
of North America
College Edition: Health & Life Sciences Journals Collection
Searchable Ornithological Research Archive
Browsing Current Periodicals
Current magazines and
journals can be browsed in the Current Periodicals Area, in the
QL section on the Main level. Bound volumes of older issues are
found upstairs in the periodicals stacks.
Starting Points: History
of Science Genetics
- WWW Virtual
Comprehensive list of
- Cal State University's
- Extensive, annotated list of resources. A good place to start
for students and others new to the field.
- National Biological Information
- Information about the NBII, (formerly the NBS) programs with
links to research stations and databases. Developed and maintained
by the Center for Biological Informatics of the U.S. Geological
- Biology Browser
Arranged by organism, subject, and geography. From BIOSIS
- The Smithsonian Natural History
- Information about research programs at the National Museum of
Natural History and links to data and graphics files from the
Smithsonian's specimen collections.
- Kimball's Biology Pages
- An online adaptation of the sixth edition of the text Biology,
with a hypertext dictionary specializing in cell and molecular
- College Physics for
Students of Biology and Chemistry
Physics for biology
and chemistry students, with a focus on biophysics, including
physics of hearing,body temperature regulation. See the
Chronology for a history of biophysical discoveries.
Dateline and background on biophysical discoveries.
History of Science Sourcebook
Provides a chronological list of sites from ancient time to 1900.
Entrez - Genetics and
Integrates many protein
and DNA sequence databases (GenBank, EMBL, DDJB) into one easy-to-use
format. Includes more than one million Medline records. From the
National Center for Biotechnology Information.
Genome - A guide to online information resources
From the NCBI ( National
Center for Biotechnology Information)
Mendel's classic papers
on genetics, along with a wealth of supporting material and history.
Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)
Online, searchable version
of Mendelian Inheritance In Man, a comprehensive encyclopedia
of human genes and genetic disorders.
on Molecular Genetics
Introduction to basic
genetics and biocomputing for the nonspecialist.
An index to the published
literature related to wetlands and North American waterfowl species.
- Entomology Index
of Internet Resources
- A searchable
database of entomology internet sites from the Entomology Dept.
at Iowa State University.
- World Wide Web Virtual Library index of herpetological sites.
Index to Common Names of Animal Groups
Listing by common names of animal groups to the taxonomic category.
Animals - Basic taxonomic information
- Guide to
the Animal Kingdom for Students and Educators
Taxonomic listing of animals with representative organisms from
each group. From BIOSIS
to Organism Names
Search by genus and species name or single word for information
on the author and date for the named organism. Sponsored
and developed by BIOSIS.