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Middlesex Community College libraries offer students in biology and related disciplines access to numerous resources. Use the tabs below to locate books, articles, websites, and citation help. (KM)
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Begin looking for biology related materials by browsing the call numbers QH (Biology), QM (Human Anatomy), QP (Physiology), or QR (Microbiology). 

Find Articles

PeriodicalA complete list of all of the library databases, help sheets, and tutorials is available.  Biology students should take a look at:

Microbiology Spectrum

The American Society for Microbiology provides free access to Microbiology Spectrum, an academic journal which publishes sets of interrelated reviews on topics in microbiology.

The journal discusses nine content areas: Food Microbiology; Bacterial Genetics, Cell Biology and Physiology; Clinical Microbiology; Environmental Microbiology and Ecology; Eukaryotes: Fungi and Parasitology; Genomics, Computational and Synthetic Microbiology; Immunology; Pathogenesis; and Virology. 

The reviews are written by leading researchers in each field and are peer reviewed.   

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Print Subscriptions in the MCC Libraries

These and other print subscriptions are available in the MCC Libraries.



Scholarly and Popular Journals-What's the Difference?


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Online Books

We have a variety of books available online. Search the library catalog for a list of all available materials.

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