Biological Sciences

Biological SciencesWelcome to the My Subject page for Biological Sciences.

This page highlights important specialised information resources available to you.

There are specific pages on:

Key Resources

Books and reference


  • Find print books and eBooks using Library Search.
  • Go to readinglists@Leicester to check for your reading list.  Search using the module code.
  • Biological sciences print books are on floor 1 yellow zone of the David Wilson Library between shelfmarks 570-599.
  • Clinical Key contains a large collection of Elsevier textbooks, including books about pharmacology, biochemistry and physiology.


Databases of journal articles

  • PubMed
    The Medline database, with links to gene and nucleotide sequences and other biological data.
  • Medline (Ovid)
    Another way to access the Medline database
  • Scopus
    Science and social science, includes conference proceedings.
  • Web of Science Core Collection
    All science disciplines including 5,300 major science journals, plus social science (ethics, for example).
  • Science Direct
    Science and medicine journals, including e-books that have been purchased by the Library

Audiovisual & Images

Research reviews and preprints

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