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Biological Sciences: Cell Biology

A comprehensive guide to resources for research in the biological sciences.

Cell biology reference books

Cell biology reference books are located in the QH section in the 2nd floor Reference Room of Campbell Library, behind the Reference Desk. You may also want to check the Medicine (R) section.

If you're not in the library, try our online science encyclopedia, AccessScience:

Books available for check-out about cell biology

Cell Biology books are in the QH581 section on the 4th floor of Campbell Library.

To search for books about Cell Biology, use the Library of Congress Subject Headings Cytology or Cells in the Subject search of the Library Catalog.

Journals in Cell Biology

To locate specific journals online, enter the journal name in the E-Journal search to determine which online collection includes the journal. To browse the library's subscriptions in Cell Biology, enter "Cytology Periodicals" in the Subject tab of the Library Catalog.

Here are a few journals to get you started.

Annual Review of Cell Biology

The Annual Review of Cell Biology (the best source for secondary literature in this field) began in 1985 as a print periodical. Campbell Library owns volumes 1, 2, and 4 -10. They are shelved on the fourth floor at QH573 .A56.

Beginning in 1995, the journal changed its name to the Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology and began to be published in electronic format. We have access to the volumes from 1997 to 2005 through ProQuest Central.

Our direct subscription to Annual Reviews online offers full text access to the Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology from 2006 to the present.