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A guide to books, media, database, and other resources at Ball State University Libraries for researchers in biology. Access the guide directly by using this URL:

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When searching for books and materials, the following keywords or search terms might prove useful:

biology, ecology, botany, wildlife, zoology, biometry, biotechnology, entomology, microbiology, bioinformatics

Biology videos: DVD & VHS

Most videos (both VHS and DVD) are located in the lower level of Bracken Library in the Education, Music and Media (EMM) unit.  However, the Science Library  has a small collection of DVDs and VHS tapes behind the counter which is listed below along with selected titles from EMM.

To find out which DVDs or VHS tapes are specifically located in the Science Library, go to OneSearch and do the following:

  1. Type Video in the search field
  2. Click on the "Library Catalog" under Refine Your Search
  3. Click "Video Recording" under Content Type (you might have to click on "More.." first)
  4. Click on Library Location and then "More..."
  5. Choose both Science Library locations (Counter and Video), scroll back up, then click Apply

You can also now save your search by clicking the star on the right side of the search box. You will need to login to Google but once you do you can simply log back in and click the stored link whenever you want to run this same search.

You can also click this link to do the search described above. This is an example of a saved search.