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Normally books will not provide the most up-to-minute information on a subject, but it can be very useful when you want considerable background information on your topic.
Additionally, looking through the Library's collection of biology and life sciences materials may help you decide on a topic. Library materials are arranged and located by call numbers. Call numbers refer to a subject. Most of the library materials about biology and related areas are assigned the call numbers as listed:
- QH Biology
- QK Botany
- QL Zoology
- QR Microbiology
- S Agriculture
- SB Horticulture
Does Auraria Library own the item?
Though Auraria Library has access to thousands of online and print materials, no library has everything. However, it's likely you can get access to an item through other sources!
Start My Research
Enter the title to determine if Auraria Library has a copy of the book. Limit by material type, publication date, author, and more.
Not in our library? Search this catalog, which has material from academic, public, and special libraries in Colorado and Wyoming. Auraria Campus students, staff, and faculty can request over 30 million books, journals, DVDs, CDs, videos and other material at no charge and the item(s) will be delivered to Auraria Library for pick-up.
Still no luck? Get materials from libraries around the world here. This extremely comprehensive catalog lists the holdings of thousands of libraries throughout North America & beyond.
Can't find an item anywhere? Request the item via Interlibrary Loan. You can request journal articles, books, and other material. You will first need to create an account and then enter the citation information of the item you need.
Encyclopedia of Life
Their mission is to increase awareness and understanding of living nature through an encyclopedia that gathers, generates, and shares knowledge in an open, freely accessible and trusted digital resource.
Provides access to all the articles, fully illustrated, from the latest edition of The Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, including dictionary terms, hundreds of Research updates in all areas of science and technology, and thousands of biographies of leading scientists. Updated weekly.