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Biological Sciences

This Guide will assist Biological Sciences faculty and students in locating library resources and websites in Biology.

Biological Sciences

Welcome to the Research Guide for Biological Sciences ! 

This guide includes Biological Sciences resources available in the Wayne State University Library System, as well as high quality, freely available web resources.  The guide consists of these main tabs:  

Books & Databases     ►Online Biology Journals    ►Encyclopedias and Glossaries and Websites

►Michigan Research Universities -- Biology    ►Animal & Plant Information/Taxonomy

►Organizations and Government Agencies 

►BIO 1050, BIO 4120 and BIO 4130

►NIH (National Institutes of Health) Information 

Biological Sciences Department Programs and Contact

Department Homepage

Undergraduate Programs:

Graduate Programs:

Contact information:  

Biological Sciences Department 
1360 Biological Sciences Building

5047 Gullen Mall

Detroit, MI 48202
ph: (313) 993-4217
fax: (313) 577-3602
contact: Louise Dezur, Secretary IV


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Nancy Wilmes
Purdy Library
Room 134 Purdy
Wayne State University
5265 Cass Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202-3930
Phone: 313-577-4063

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