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Biology Research Guide

A research guide to introduce you to the field of Biology. You'll find the materials, search tools, and other resources you need to start your research. If you need any assistance, please contact your librarian.

Gonzaga Library Search

Start here to find thousands of books, media, and scholarly journal articles housed at Foley and available to you electronically.

Print Reference Titles


Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - REF QP512.094 2006


Encyclopedia of Biodiversity - REF QH541.15.B56 E53 2001

Encyclopedia of Biodiversity - REF QH541.15.B56 R53 2012


Encyclopedia of Bioethics - REF QH332.E52 2004


Dictionary of Biology - REF QH302.5 .I53 1999

Five Kingdoms: An Illustrated Guide to the Phyla of Life on Earth - REF QH83.M36 1998

The Tree of Life - REF QH83.L42513 2006


CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names - REF QK13.Q38 2000

Flora of North America: North of Mexico - REF QK110.F55 1993

Magill's Encyclopedia of Science: Plant Life - REF QK7.M34 2003


The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Darwin and Evolutionary Thought - REF QH360.2.C36 2013

Encyclopedia of Evolution - REF QH360.2.E54 2002


Encyclopedia of Genetics - REF QH427.E53 2004

Encyclopedic Dictionary of Genetics, Genomics, and Proteomics - REF QH 427.R43 2003

Human Biology

Atlas of Human Anatomy - REF QM25.N46 2014

Encyclopedia of Human Biology - REF QP11.E53 1991

Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition - REF QP141.E526 2005


Dictionary of Virology - REF QR358.M34 2009

Encyclopedia of Microbiology - REF QR9.E53 2000


Birds of Washington - REF QL684.W2 B57 2005

Encyclopedia of Insects - REF QL462.3.E53 2003

Firefly Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians - REF QL640.7.F52 2002

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia - REF QL7.G7813 2004



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