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Biological Sciences

A guide for help students and faculty find key resources for the Biological Sciences at the James A. Gibson library.

Book & E-Book databases

Search Omni to verify whether we own a print or e-book and use Interlibrary Loan / RACER to request books not held in the Brock Library. The Brock Campus Store lists textbooks for purchase. Email me to recommend a book to be acquired for our Library.

Search for government documents, reports and papers using Google searching allintitle:keyword filetype:PDF e.g. allintitle:"polar bears" filetype:PDF

Increasingly, open textbooks are being created and published for university communities:

Biology (BC Open Textbooks)

Biology (Open Textbook Library)

Biology (ecampus Ontario)

Open TextBooks (OER Commons) Biology