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Biology Research: Find Books

Research Guide for Biology at PLNU

Find Biology eBooks

Find over 2000 e-books in the life sciences through Ebook Central, Ryan Library's largest e-book collection.

Ryan Library also subscribes to hundreds of e-books through our eBook collection.  Here are a few examples:

Find Books @ Ryan Library

WorldCat is Ryan Library's online catalog. With one search, you can find:

  • Books and Media Services material at PLNU
  • ebooks available through PLNU
  • Articles from some of our most-used databases
  • Books available for InterLibrary Loan through Camino
  • Books available through WorldCat at other institutions (request through ILLiad)

A few things you should know:

  • For books found in Ryan Library, the check out period is 3 weeks, with an option to renew for an additional 3 weeks.
  • For books borrowed through Camino, the check out period is 5  weeks, with no option to renew.
  • You can renew books online by logging in and using the "My Library Account" link in the upper right of the screen.

Google Books

Google Book Search

Requesting Materials from Other Libraries

Use this option when requesting items that are not available at Ryan Library:

      InterLibrary Loan

  • Articles, books and other materials can be requested from InterLibrary Loan.
  • Books requested via InterLibrary Loan may take a minumum of 7-10 business days.
  • Loan periods and renewal availability varies depending on the participating libraries.
  • Overdue fines will apply.

Click Here for ILL Request Form

Please select either the article or book form