Biology: Microbiology

Use this guide for your microbiology Mythbusters project.

Start with these Reference Databases

For balanced background information to help you understand your topic, use one of these databases: 

To Search for Books

Search subject headings like these with the book database to find books in this library:

Medical microbiology
Communicable diseases
Pathogenic fungi

• You may also use the word “and” to combine two subjects in a search: birds and New York.

• Most college libraries use the Library of Congress’ call number system, which use letters and then numbers as a code for a subject. Science books’ call numbers start with Q. Microbiology books are in the QR call number area.       

Your Science 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, Travel, International Education, Science, Online Learning
SUNY Adirondack, 640 Bay Road Queensbury NY 12804

Microbiology Books

Below are some microbiology reference and circulating books. Search for these as well as ebooks using the search box on the library's home page.