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Biology Resources at Watson Library

Watson Library has a variety of books and eBooks on Biology and related topics. The books listed below are a sampling of what we have available in the library - to find more, check our library catalog, or use the "Ask Us!" tab on the left for help. 

Resources on the Web

Credo Reference

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Credo Reference is our scholarly alternative to Wikipedia. It allows you to search hundreds of reference books on a wide variety of subjects. Use this search box to browse Biology and related topics from titles including:


50 Biology Ideas You Really Need to Know
From mass extinction to immunity, and from sociobiology to swarm behaviour, 50 Biology Ideas You Really Need to Know will open you eyes to the fundamental biological processes that are essential to all life on earth, beginning with innovations unique to animals - such as the development of muscles and importance of circulation - and moving through to genetics, cells, tissues and, finally, the nature of groups of organisms.
Quercus 2015
Cambridge Dictionary of Human Biology and Evolution
Packed with descriptions of terms, specimens, sites and names, covers a broad range of subjects within human biology, physical anthropology, anatomy, auxology, primatology, physiology, genetics, paleontology, and zoology.
Cambridge University Press 2005
Dictionary of Developmental Biology and Embryology
The Dictionary of Developmental Biology and Embryology, Second Edition is the first comprehensive reference focused on the field's terms, research, history, and people. This authoritative A-to-Z resource covers classical morphological and cytological terms along with those from modern genetics and molecular biology.
Wiley 2012

Campus Resources

Wilmington College - Official Biology Department Page

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