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Anatomy, Physiology and Biology

This guide was designed for the Biology Special Topics Got Research sessions, but will be useful for any student taking Anatomy and Physiology classes.

What is background information?

Background information provides basic facts, history, descriptions and concepts about your topic.  Use only the information that you find useful in starting your research. You can always return to your sources if you need more in-depth information as you get deeper into your research topic.

Human Body Book: an Illustrated Guide to its Structure Function and Disorders

Recommended books for background information

Reference books must be used in the library so they are always available. 

What is Biology?

DOS-Domain of Science. (2017, Dec 9). Map of biology [Video]. Youtube.

Recommended databases for background information

Begin your research by looking up your keywords in an online dictionary, encyclopedia or reference book.
(Use your myOakton user name and password for off campus access to library databases.)

CREDO Tutorial

Length: 3:07. Hit play and then watch full screen or on YouTube.