Skip to Main Content
Banner Image

Biotechnology @ UTM

Starting points for research by MBiotech students


LibrarySearch is the Library's search tool for finding books and e-books.

If you've never used LibrarySearch before, check out this video on finding books or e-books using keywords.


Finding Books by Browsing the Shelves

Another way to find books is to browse the shelves.  You can do this physically by walking up and down the shelves in the library OR virtually through the catalogue. 

Click here to learn about the online Shelf Browse feature.

Suggested call number ranges for browsing biotechnology books are as follows::

QD415-436 Biochemistry
QD476.2 Physical Biochemistry
QH345 General Biochemistry of plants and animals
QH442-442.6 Molecular genetics. Genetic engineering
QH573-671 Cytology
QK861-899 Botanical chemistry. Phytochemicals
QK981-QK981.7 Genetics
QP501-801 Animal biochemistry

RM300-666 Drugs and their actions
RS380 Pharmaceutical biotechnology
RS400-431 Pharmaceutical chemistry

S494.5 .B563 Agricultural biotechnology
SB106.B56 Plant Biotechnology
SB106.G46 Plant Genetics (General)
SB123.57 Genetic engineering. Transgenic plants

T201-342 Patents
TA164 Bioengineering
TP248.13-248.6 Biotechnology

‚ÄčAlthough most books on biotechnology will be concentrated in these sections, it is suggested that you also use the catalogue to search for books on your topic as well.

LibrarySearch - How to use the UofT Library Catalogue