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University of Newcastle Library Guides

Environmental and Life Sciences: Biology

A Library Guide for Environmental and Life Sciences including biology, chemistry, environmental science, food science, marine science, geology and geography

Biological Sciences Databases

Searching in databases is a great way to ensure you're getting the best possible search results. Try these Biological Sciences databases to find resources that are most relevant to your discipline.

Open Web Resources

Evaluate the resources you find online carefully, as not all are suitable quality for use in your studies. These Biological Sciences web resources are recommended by your University of Newcastle Library. 

Professional Associations

It can be valuable to build your career prospects and networks by connecting with professional associations. You might like to engage with these Biological Sciences groups as a student, or even throughout your career.

Dictionaries & Encyclopaedias

Useful resources for understanding your topic and finding the right keywords to use in your searching. 

Example OERs for Biological Science

UCTV's  Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series since 2001 with new episodes added monthly.

See examples below and see the site for more:

 

 

 

 

 

Open Educational Resources (OER) are defined by UNESCO as

“… teaching, learning and research materials in any medium – digital or otherwise – that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions....”

Your Subject Librarians

This guide has been created by University of Newcastle Librarians who work with your schools to make sure you have access to the resources you need. The Librarians supporting Biological Sciences are: