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This research guide will help you to do research in Biology, for classroom assignments, research papers, or to explore a career in Biology.

Welcome to the Biology guide!

The Contra Costa College Library has many resources available for students studying biology. This guide gives you an introduction to what we have, but feel free to Ask a Librarian if you'd like more info!

student using microscopeBooks: Look here for key books on biology topics (including print books on our shelves, and electronic books you can use from home). Try these subject searches:

     - Genetics
     - Microbiology
     - Human Biology
     - Botany

Articles: We've chosen a few key article databases for your topic area where you might find information in magazines, journals, and newspapers.

Videos: Want to watch something on your topic? Check out our video databases.

Internet Sources: Finding a high quality website through Google can feel frustrating. We have some evaluation tips and ideas of where you might want to start.

Careers: Explore information about careers in Biology.

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