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Biology: Reference Sources

Library resources for Biology students, staff and faculty.

Credo Reference: Your One Stop for Online Reference

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Credo Reference is an online collection of over 670 dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks and guides in all subject areas. Sample titles are:

  • Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology
  • Encyclopedia of Insects
  • Green Food: An A to Z Guide
  • The Hutchison Dictionary of Scientific Biography

Other Online Reference Sources

The UNT Libraries also subscribe to these smaller online reference resources, which include biology information.

Internet Reference Sources

These online dictionaries, databases, encyclopedias and other resources provide background information about biology topics.

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Print Reference Sources

Print reference books for biology are available at the Willis Library Services Desk and on the 3rd Floor. Some must be used in the library only. You can do a search in the UNT Library Catalog for [biology and dictionary] or [biology and encyclopedia] to find them. Please contact Erin O'Toole at if you need assistance.

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