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BESE Research Guide: Books

Guide for the Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division


For more detailed lists of books and ebooks related to the different Divisions in BESE, select a LibGuide from the dropdown menu below:

Classification and Keywords

LCC - Library of Congress Classification

G - Geography
   GC - Oceanograph (including Marine Sciences)
   GE - Environmental Sciences
Q - Science
   QC - Nanoscience
   QH - Biology (including Genetics, Genomics, Limnology, Molecular Biology and Molecular Genetics)
   QK - Botany (including Plant Science and Plant Genomes)
   QL - Zoology (including Entomology)
   QP - Biochemistry (including Neuroscience)
   QR - Microbiology(including Immunology, Virology)
R - Medicine (including Biomedical Sciences)
S - Agriculture (including Agronomy, Crop Science, Soil Science)
   SB - Plant Culture
   SF - Animal Culture
   SH - Aquaculture, Fisheries
T - Technology
   TA - Bioengineering
   TD - Environmental Technology (including Environmental Engineering, Water Conservation, Water Quality Management, Water Reuse, Water Treatment)
   TP - Biotechnology

NCBI BookShelf

NCBI BookShelf (National Center for Biotechnology Information): provides free access to over 700 texts in life science and healthcare. Subjects include biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, Genetics, Computational biology, Microbiology, Developmental Biology etc.  Bookshelf, a vital node in the data-rich resource network at NCBI, enables users to easily browse, retrieve, and read content, and spurs discovery of related information.

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