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Biological Sciences: Background Information

Resources for Biological Sciences

How Reference Works Can Help You

Find overviews or introductions to a subject in encyclopedias and some specialized dictionaries and handbooks. Reference works may help you put into context a narrow topic on which you're working or help you identify possible directions for a topic you're exploring. They'll also help you identify facts, names, dates, etc.

Some useful multivolumes reference works in the Biological Sciences are:

Online Multidisciplinary Resources

Selected Internet Resources

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