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Overview of resources in support of biology and life sciences at LSC-University Park.

Welcome! In This Guide...

Photo of a bee on a purple flowerBackground Information

Get the basics and the big picture.

Close-up photo of a microscopeResearch: Scholarly

Locate more in-depth, academic examinations of topics in biology.

Photo of tuna fish swimming in waterE-Books & Books

Suggestions and samples of available books.

Photo of geodesic domesWebsites

Credible websites to help you further explore the subject.

Photo of blood cells in a veinCitations

Resources to cite the information you find.

Photo of mouse held in gloved handCareers

Connect with information about careers relating to biology and other life sciences.

Photo of seedlingsCourse Guides

Find a variety of additional content targeted towards specific courses.

Photo of Glass and metal DNA sculptureLearning Tools

Find apps and other digital tools to support your understanding of biology.


Best Bets

Just want to know where to get started searching for articles about topics in the Biomedical and Life Sciences?  Try one of these databases:

Biology Textbooks on Reserve

The following Biology textbooks are available on reserve in the Student Learning Resource Center (12.800). They can be checked out for up to 2 hours and are for in-library use only. 

Anatomical Models at the Library

Anatomical models, as well as 2 microscopes, are also available in the Science/A&P tutoring room during its open hours.

Quantity: We have one each of the following models.
​Check-out Duration: 2 hours, in-library use

Human Eye Model
kidney Human Kidney with Adrenal Gland Model
Human Heart Model
Human Ear Model
skeleton Articulated Human Muscular Skeleton Model lung Human Lung Model


Microscope Slides Sets:


Nerve Tissue Set (8 slides)

Blood Set (9 slides)

Connective Tissue Set (12 slides)

Gland Types Set (6 slides)

Blood and Lymph Vessels Set (6 slides)

Muscle Types Set (3 slides)

Epithelium Types Set (11 slides)

Integument Types Set (8 slides)