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About This Guide

Welcome to the WSU Biology resource guide. The Owen library contains many resources for students and faculty interested in Biology. If you have any questions not answered on the WSU Libraries website or would like to request a book or journal on any subject related to Biology, please contact the subject librarian.

Need general help in finding WSU library resources?

For more information on primary and secondary sources, see:

For information about the Biology program at WSU:

General Resources

Many broad academic databases cover the sciences. If you are new to a topic or field of study, they may be a good place to start your search.

If full-text of references found in the databases listed below is not readily available, use the Find It button. Find it at WSU buttonThe Find It @ WSU service will provide you with a menu of options to retrieve articles, such as downloading articles online and interlibrary loans.

Biological Sciences Databases

Online Resources

Books & Encyclopedias

Many Biology resources at the Owen Science and Engineering Library can be found in our Reference collection on the first floor. You can also browse Biology resources on the 5th floor of the Owen Science and Engineering Library, under the following call number headings:

  • QK - Botany
  • QL - Zoology
  • QM - Human anatomy
  • QP - Physiology
  • QR - Microbiology
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