Overview of databases, reference works and websites for research in Biology
The library for biology is located in the Science Library. The physical collection is divided into three subjects, each with its own placement: botany (about 1,250 titles), theoretical biology (approximately 4,650 titles) and zoology (about 9,900 titles). A selection of field guides and reference books is available for (preparing for) excursions.
Scientific discoveries in biology move fast and therefore journal articles and databases are the main source in both research and teaching. Recent books are generally digital, except text books and purchases on request.
The publication of data as part of an article or as a standalone publication is becoming increasingly common in biology. The following sites are some of the most important places for data publications: