Bees, Beekeeping and Apiaries

This page is designed for people interested in learning more about apiaries and bee culture.

Bee Books to Borrow

The SUNY Adirondack Library has almost 90 books about bees and beekeeping. Here's a sample: 

Search for more books and articles using terms such as:

Urban bee culture 

Beekeep* or "bee keep*"
Bee culture and Queen rearing
Queen honeybees
Colony collapse disorder

Note: The asterisk (*) is a search technique that tells the database to look for all endings of a word. 

We also have Marla Spivak's handbook Successful queen rearing: short course (Call number SF531.55 .S75 2007).

Articles on Bee Culture

Beekeeping Articles:

  • Use the Start Your Research here box, above right. Put in a search such as Bees and Mites, for instance, or "Colony Collapse Disorder".
  • Or, you can search specific science article databases directly; see below.

Films on Demand Video Database

Films on Demand offers offers instant access to a collection of almost 40,000 educational and documentary digital videos. This is a subscription database. If using from off-campus, log in with your SUNY Adirondack username and password when prompted.

Search the database below with terms like Bees or Beekeeping. Click the Search button instead of the Enter key to submit the search.

New Bee Books

Meet Your Librarian

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Joyce A. Miller
Above: Joyce on college's 2017 trip to Ecuador, with live volcano Cotopaxi.
Distinguished Professor of Library Science.
Reference & Instruction Librarian.
Liaison to Business, Science, International Education, Humanities, Online Learning.
Library Website Manager.
SUNY Adirondack, 640 Bay Road Queensbury NY 12804
(Please call me Joyce, or Professor Miller.)