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BB 1025 Human Biology

Handbooks - Technical Information

Handbooks are a specific type of resource that provide technical information, including procedures, methodologies and protocols, as well as facts and background. While similar to reference materials, they are often more detailed and use technical jargon, as they are usually written for experts in the field.

Two ways to access handbooks:

A. Search for handbooks in Summon: 

  1. Go to the library website
  2. Add handbook to a search in the Library ALL search box
  3. In the Results page, under CONTENT TYPE, check Book/eBook  

B.  Go directly to Handbook collections:

  1. Go to the library website
  2. Click on the databases By Type link under the search box
  3. Click on the Technical Handbooks link
  4. Click on the link for the  CRCnetBASE collection
  5. Try searching by Subjects (Ex: Biomedical, Life Science, Medicine, etc.) 

Below are a examples of handbooks that might be useful for research in human biology with an emphasis on human health topics: