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Research Starters



Encyclopedias and Classifications

    Films on Demand videos Web-based videos  


Marine biology

Evolutionary biology

Molecular biology


Immunology and Vaccination

Medical Microbiology

Environmental Microbiology

Genetic Engineering


Animal kingdom

What Is Biology?

An Introduction to Biology

The Biology Project

Learn Biology Online

What Is Cell Biology?

Cell Theory: A Core Principle of Biology

Cell-ebration! How Cells Work

Biology Lab Safety Guidelines

Nature Education Knowledge Project

Khan Academy Biology Library

NIH Anatomy & Physiology Module

Understanding Evolution

Help Me Understand Genetics


Introduction to Genetics

Introduction to Genomics

Genes and Disease

Genetic Disorders

Animal biology


General Biology

Human anatomy & physiology

Marine biology


Plant biology


Crash Course: Biology

Brightstorm Biology Videos

AP Biology

Short Microscopy Series

Biology encyclopedias at RPCC Library

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia of Life

OneZoom Tree-of-Life Map

Animal Diversity Web

World Flora Online

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Tree of Life Web Project

Catalogue of Life

IUCN Red List of Endangered Species

Biodiversity Heritage Library

USDA PLANTS database

Native Plants of North America database



Popular biology eBooks


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Life As It Is : Biology for the Public Sphere

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The Handbook of Nature


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Six Modern Plagues and How We Are Causing Them

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Life Unfolding : How the Human Body Creates Itself

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The Darwinian Tourist :

Viewing the World Through Evolutionary Eyes