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Biosciences and Chemistry

How the subject guide can help you with your studies

 Welcome to the subject guide for Biosciences and Chemistry

This guide will help you find the books, journals and other information you need when researching for your assignments.















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How to use the guide

Use the menu on the left hand side of the screen to find out more about specific resources e.g. books, journals and databases.

New books in the Library related to Biosciences and Chemistry

Here you can find examples of newly purchased books or eBooks that have found a home in the Library collections.

The books here have been selected either because they are listed on the Reading List Online for one of your modules or they have been selected by your subject librarian. The contents of this box changes often as we purchase books all year long!

What are reading lists?

Most reading lists for Biosciences and Chemistry are available in the University Reading List Online (RLO) system.

This means that you have one list for each module with links to the resources your lecturers recommend for each module including:

  • information about the books’ availability
  • links to our online resources, including e-books and journal articles
  • scanned extracts of key readings

You can find your modules Reading List Online lists on the homepage of your Blackboard module or alternatively you can search for your module by module name, module code in Reading List Online.

Think of the reading list as your starting point within each subject! The list has been designed to develop your subject knowledge and you can develop further by searching in Library Search for other resources related to your module.

How can I get more support from the Library?

Get in contact!

Library Chat is 24/7 and is here to help! We also have a range of guides that can help:

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