Natural Sciences Subject Guide

Annual Reviews Database

Link to Database

Virtual Reference Shelf

Have a quick question?  Search the GRVL dictionaries and encyclopedias as an alternative to Wikipedia!


Science, Technology, and Medical SAGE Journals  
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Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
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Films on Demand
Video Tutorial Available 
Annual Reviews        Video Tutorial Available
Enviromental Studies and Policy Collection

Books & E-Books

Browsing the Stacks for Science & Math Books
One of the best ways to find books on a topic is to browse the shelves on the 2nd floor of Bryan College Library.  The 500's range of the Dewey Decimal system (which we use) is where you will find the math & sciences section.  There are specific groupings (or 'classes') specify a time period or geographic region of the history section as indicated below:

Strategies for Browsing the Stacks

500 Class (Range) of Dewey Decimal System
500's - General Survey of the Sciences 550's - Earth sciences
510's - Mathematics 560's - Paleontology
520's - Astronomy 570's - Life sciences
530's - Physics 580's - Plants
940's - Chemistry 590's - Zoology/Animal Sciences

Online Resources

Open Access Biology Journals
Open Access Physics and Astronomy Journals
Open Access Enviromental Studies Journals