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Life Sciences: Books

Guide to information resources for life sciences at the University of Warwick Library, including books, journals, databases, referencing and sources of help.

Print and e-Books


Most of our print books can be borrowed. You can use our Click and Collect service to order up to 10 books. .

Our printed books are arranged by subject classification. The Classification Scheme can seem complicated to start with, but you will soon get used to it. Most books for Life Sciences are on floor 2 extension of the Library.

Remember, there are also reference copies of key texts available at the BioMedGrid at Gibbet Hill.

And don't forgot that we have lots of e-books that you can access from anywhere!

Reading Lists


Use our online reading lists to find key readings for your modules. Link directly to an e-book, scanned chapter, or the library catalogue with information about where to find the book in the Library.

Library Search

Library Search

Finding books

Alternative reading: popular science and fiction

Request a book

Is there a book you need, which we don't stock? Tell us!

Get It For Me

Black and white papers on a shelf

Get It For Me

For items not available in the library, use our document supply service for digitisations and inter-library loans.