The main collections of books can be found on Level 4 and Level 5 of the Library.
Books in heavy demand are placed in the Short Loan Collection on Level 1. The Short Loan Collection contains 1 day loan books; 7 day loan books are shelved with the ordinary loan books on the upper levels.
Use the Library catalogue to find the exact shelfmark and location for each book. If you are searching for books on a particular topic, use a keyword search.
The main collection of books for Biochemical, Microbial and Nutritional Sciences have shelfmarks beginning 57 or 61 and are shelved on Level 5.
Cell biology 571.6
Biochemistry 572 ; 612.015
Food technology 664
Human physiology 612
Microbiology 576.8 ; 579
Virology 576.858 ; 579.2
- Dictionary of microbiological and molecular biology
- Encyclopedia of food microbiology
- Encyclopedia of food science and technology
- Encyclopedia of human nutrition
- Encyclopedia of neuroscience
- Encyclopedia of virology
- Merck manuals including Merck Veterinary manual
- MIMS Monthly index of medical specialities
- Oxford dictionary of biochemistry and molecular biology
- Practical handbook of biochemistry and molecular biology
- The new Penguin dictionary of Science
Department of HealthHealth policy, guidance and publications
FDA U.S. Food and drug administration
MHRA - the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is an Executive Agency of the Department of Health that ensures all medicines meet appropriate standards
National Statistics The official UK statistics site
ResearchGate - enables Scientists to connect and interact with fellow Researchers
SCIRUS- scientific research tool
The company of biologists
EMBO - European Molecular Biology Organisation
European Bioinformatics Institute The mission of the EBI is to ensure that information on molecular biology and genome research is placed in the public domain
NCBI - National Centre for Biotechnology Information
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Interactive biochemistry tutorial - focuses on the mechanisms and chemical characteristics of enzymes and other proteins.
Protein sequence analysis tutorial - A bioinformatics tutorial from UCL - introducing nucleic acid sequence translation and identification
Pharmacology and Toxicology
British Pharmacological Society
British Toxicology Society
International Union of Toxicology - includes introductory teaching materials
TOXNET - databases on Toxicology and related areas from the National Library of Medicine
UK Medicines Information network - pharmacy resource
VetSeek - a veterinary search engine focussing on veterinary science and related topics. Provided by Veterinary Library of the Free University of Berlin (Freie Universität Berlin)