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:

Bacteriology
Medical microbiology
Communicable diseases
M
icrobiology
Pathogenic fungi
Microorganisms


• 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
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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
millerja@sunyacc.edu
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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.