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BIO 30 (Judd) - Intro to College Biology: Books and Encyclopedias

A research guide designed to support Dr. Judd's Biology 31 formal report assignment on enzyme behavior (lab exercise #4).

Find Books in the LPC Library

The list of books on this page are just a sampling of what is available in the LPC Library. 

Use OneSearch to search for other titles in the LPC collections. 

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Sample Search Terms:

  • enzymes
  • amylase
  • proteins
  • biology

Call Numbers

The LPC Library, like most academic libraries, uses the Library of Congress classification system (LC). 

The following general call numbers/areas of the library are suggested for biology related research:

Q-Science (General)

QH-Natural History-Biology

R-Medicine (General)

You might also see other call numbers depending on the specific topic. 

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Chabot Library Catalog

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CSU, East Bay 

  • Students with valid LPC IDs may check out books from CSUEB


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Sample Book Titles

These are just a select titles from the Las Positas College Library. 

Books can be checked out using your LPC or Chabot student ID.

eReference- Encyclopedias

The following databases contain electronic encyclopedias and other reference material:

Science Online

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Sample Encyclopedia Titles

This is just a select list of titles.  More titles can be searched via the Library Catalog.

Reference books cannot be checked out.  You may photocopy articles from the reference books.