Biology: Microbiology

For researching microbiology topics.

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.
Part-time Reference Librarian (Tues./Wed. only); retired Distinguished Professor of Library Science. Liaison to Business and Science Divisions.
SUNY Adirondack, 640 Bay Road Queensbury NY 12804
(Please call me Joyce, or Professor Miller.)

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.