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Microbes and Society

This guide is suggested for students of BIO 1625 or those interested in general microbiology.

Relevant Call Numbers

QR Micobiology

  • QR1-74.5 General
  • QR75-99.5 Bacteria
  • QR99.6-99.8 Cyanobacteria
  • QR100-130 Microbial Ecology
  • QR171 Microorganisms in the animal body
  • QR180-189.5 Immunology
  • QR355-502 Virology

Reference Works

In the 1st Floor Non-Circulating Reference Collection

In the 4th Floor Main Collection

Online with access through the library website


Databases are complex records of the published scientific literature. If you need assitance using a database please contact the librarian.

  • Biological Abstracts (Thomson Scientific / ISI Web Services) [Details]
    Biological Abstracts is a comprehensive database that directs you to information covered in life sciences journals
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (Thomson Scientific / ISI Web Services) [Details]
    Provides access to current bibliographic information and cited references from scientific and technical journals in a broad range of disciplines. Search by article title word, journal title, author, cited author or reference, or address word (e.g. author's institution). Coverage begins 1945 to present. 
  • BioOne [Details]
    BioOne is a unique aggregation of high-impact bioscience research journals.
  • BioMed Central [Details]
    Search for articles in freely accessible biology and biomedical journals.
  • Web of Science (Thomson Scientific / ISI Web Services) [Details]
    Web of Science provides seamless access to the Science Citation Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index.
  • PubMed [Details]
    PubMed was developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). It was developed in conjunction with publishers of biomedical literature as a search tool for accessing literature citations and linking to full-text journals at web sites of participating publishers.

Selected Websites

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rbowles Robin Bowles
Nursing/Life Science Librarian
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 230

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Last Modified: Thursday, January 26th, 2012