Biological sciences: Books

Information and selected resources relevant to biological sciences

Finding books in Search

Monash University library provides a large collection of print and electronic books. To find books in the collection use Search.

For help using Search: Library Search guide or speak to a librarian at a drop-in session

Finding books on the shelves

  • Find the book record Search and click the "Get it" tab.
  • If a copy is available, write down the library branch, collection and call number
    • e.g. "Hargrave-Andrew Library, General Collection, 621.4021 C395T 2011"
  • Go to the library and find the book using the call number

Information about borrowing (borrowing entitlements, renewals, overdue items, placing a request)

Accessing ebooks

Find an ebook in Search, click the "View it" tab, follow the link and login with your authcate username and password.

  • The library has ebooks from many different providers. How you view, download and print depends on the provider.
  • Some ebooks allow a limited number of simultaneous users
  • Check the ebooks library guide for more details

Browsing the shelves

The call numbers below may be useful when browsing the shelves:

Subject Call number
Agriculture 634
Biodiversity 333.9
Botanical Sciences 580
Conservation 333.9
Ecology 577.8
Environment 363.7
General Life Sciences 570
Genetics and Evolution 576
Invertebrates 592
Molecular Genetics 572.8
Plant Identification 581.994
Zoological Sciences 590