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BSC1011C - Empirical Research: Books

A guide to assist students in finding empirical articles for Fundamentals of Biology II classes at the Osceola Campus

Finding Books

To access the library catalog, log into your Atlas account and click the "Search the Library" link on the left side of the "Courses" tab. The library catalog will open in a new window. From this page, do a simple keyword search, or click "Advanced Search" for more options. 

Browsing Guide

If you prefer to visit the Osceola Library and browse the shelves for books on your artist or the art movement they belong to, you can look under the following call numbers in both the reference and circulating collections.

Q -- Science

QH -- Natural History (Biology)

QH1-278.5 -- General, Natural History

QH301-705.5 -- General, Biology

QH359-425 -- Evolution

QH426-470 -- Genetics

QH471-489 -- Reproduction

QH501-531 -- Life

QH540-549.5 -- Ecology

QH573-671 -- Cytology

QH705-705.5 -- Economic Biology

QK -- Botany

QK1-474.5 -- General, Botany

QK474.8-495 -- Spermatophyta; Phanerogams

QK494-494.5 -- Gymnosperms

QK495 -- Angiosperms

QK504-638 -- Cryptogams

QK640-707 -- Plant anatomy

QK710-899 -- Plant physiology

QK900-989 -- Plant ecology

QL -- Zoology

QL1-355 -- General, Zoology

QL360-599.82 -- Invertebrates

QL461-599.82 -- Insects

QL605-739.8 -- Chordates; Vertebrates

QL614-639.8 -- Fishes

QL640-669.3 -- Reptiles and amphibians

QL671-699 -- Birds

QL700-739.8 -- Mammals

QL750-795 -- Animal behavior

QL791-795 -- Stories and anecdotes, Animal Behavior

QL799-799.5 -- Morphology

QL801-950.9 -- Anatomy

QL951-991 -- Embryology

Your Assignment

Though your assignment requires finding peer-reviewed journal articles, book sources may help you find a topic, or even be helpful in developing some background information about your chosen topic. Some suggested titles can be found below. If you wish to find other books about your specific topic, try the book search to the left by clicking the red "LINCC Catalog" box.

Books in the Library

The following reference books are available at the Osceola Campus Library and are relevant to your assignment:

Please note that reference books must be viewed in the library, and cannot be checked out. The library also has a number of related books that can be checked out. Do an online book search (directions to the left), or consult a campus librarian for help locating these books.

The Valencia College libraries do not welcome solicitation of resources to be added to our LibGuides. This includes but is not limited to vendors, search engine optimizers, placement of ads, products, or any other requests. Our LibGuides are carefully curated resources developed in partnership with faculty, staff, and students to support specific assignments, courses, events, and other related purposes at Valencia College. The Valencia libraries reserve the right to ignore LibGuide resource solicitations, and/or block persistent requests from groups or individuals to add or promote links in our LibGuides.