Biology and Ecology

Encyclopedia of Life Sciences - ELS  Articles in the life sciences

PubMed Biomedical bibliography including many bioscience journals

Web of Science Multidisciplinary bibliography

Zoology Online Handbook with full text search, entry by author, title and updated taxonomy

The majority of our collection in biology and ecology is housed in closed stack areas and can be requested through our online catalog swissbib Basel Bern. Open access holdings can be found in the following libraries:

Muesmatt Library

  • Basic and research literature
  • Wide range of subject areas and media for university and cantonal audiences (biology in general, cell and molecular biology, ecology, evolution)

Library of Plant Sciences

  • Basic and research literature
  • Special library primarily serving members of the Institute of Plant Sciences IPS, the Botanical Garden and enrolled students

Münstergasse Library

  • Reference works in the reading room
  • Latest issues of print journals in the Schultheissensaal
  • Historical collections