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Welcome to the Biosciences Subject Pages

This page brings together key resources for the students of Biosciences. Use the tabs at the side to help you find books, ebooks, articles, journals and more.



LadyofHats [Public domain] Animal cell structure.  Available at: (Accessed 24 July 2019)

Getting Started


  • Use this guide for an overview of available resources.
  • Check for any Resource Lists for your Course or module, as well as any other information from your course, module handbooks, tutors.
  • Follow the library guide "Finding and using information for MDS" .  This includes  literature searching including general use of FindIt, as well as Ovid databases (plus Web of Science)* for journal articles, and RefWorks for storing and citing references.

*These are relevant also for Biosciences.

Featured Resource

The University Library Service now subscribes to the Financial Times Online.

The FT is one of the worlds leading global business publications. The subscription offers access to:

  • news
  • market intelligence
  • analysis. 

Students and staff will need to register for access using their University email address (full instructions below).

Should you require assistance you can contact us.


1. Follow here to find the Financial Times

 2. Select the 'Miscellaneous E Journals' link.

3. Registration is required to set up access. Please use your University email address. 

4. Once registered, you will be sent an email to set your password. You will need to login with your email address and password for continued access. 

5. This link will always go to the registration page but you can enter your email address on the form and it will recognise you have already registered and request you to login. 

Once registered users can go directly to 


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