A great place to start your research
Provide definitions, introductory information, facts, vocabulary/keywords, names
Preferred over Wikipedia by your instructors
Include citations for your bibliography!
Collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks
Sections of books can be very helpful in discovering more about a subject.
Search the BC3 Library Catalog for both. It also links to some of our ebooks.
Search for ebooks within the ebook databases.
Print books are organized in the BC3 Library using Dewey Decimal call numbers. You will find Biology books numbered 500-599, Dewey's science section. shelving system on the lower level. It is subdivided as follows.
560 Fossils & prehistoric life
Use news magazines, trade magazines, newspapers, and current topics databases to find timely information on your topic.