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Other Information Sources

This guide is suggested for students working on the Science Literacy Project in GenBio.

Reference Books

For the basic background information that will provide the foundation for your project you will need to turn to the essential reference sources. The following have been selected to be especially useful in this project.

Available in the 2nd Floor Reference Collection





The Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders and Birth Defects
RB155.5 .W96 2000



Encyclopedia of Genetics
QH427 .E532 2001

World of Genetics
QH427 .W67 2002


Avalible Online Through the Library

These links go to the record in the library catalog. To access the book choose "Online Version" at the bottom of the page under Holdings. A sign-in may be required.

A Dictionary of Genetics
Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Citing These Sources

All of these sources are technically books for the purpose of citing them. To add these books to your RefWorks account follow these directions:

  • Visit the record of the book in the VUFind Catalog (or just follow the links to them above)
  • Choose "Export Record" from the options above the title
  • Choose "Export to RefWorks"
  • You might be asked to sign-in to the library system, RefWorks or both
  • The citation will be added to your RefWorks account. Be sure to check the record for any errors. You will likely need to edit the record to correctly capitalize words in the book title.


rbowles Robin Bowles
Nursing & Life Sciences Librarian
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 220


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