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Welcome to the Biotechnology Subject Guide!

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Each tab contains useful information and links for students, faculty, and researchers.

Should you have any questions about the library and the services we offer or if you need research help, please feel free to contact your liaison librarian.

Search McGill's Catalog (WorldCat)

The best place to look for books/ebooks available at the McGill Library is using the Library Catalogue:

Your search will cover most of McGill's collection of resources: books, journals, articles, and other resources, in both print or electronic format. Please be aware that not all articles we have access to can be found through WorldCat. If interested by articles, please use a database.

Call Numbers

You can also browse the shelves at the following call numbers:

QH345: General Biochemistry of plants and animals
QH442-442.6: Molecular genetics. Genetic engineering
QH573-671: Cytology
QK981-QK981.7: Genetics
RS380: Pharmaceutical biotechnology
S494.5.B563: Agricultural biotechnology
SB106.B56: Plant biotechnology
SF140.B54: Animal biotechnology
TA 164: Bioengineering
TP248.13-TP248.65: Biotechnology


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