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This guide provides resources to help in creating reports detailing the identification and description of microorganisms.

Welcome to the Microbiology Library Guide

By using this Library Guide you will be able to:

  • Find books books, databases, and websites which provide information which:
    • help in identifying microorganisms in the lab
    • help in describing the characteristics of microorganisms
    • help in finding images of microorganisms for papers and reports

How to use this guide:

  • The Find Books and Find Web Sites sections are useful both for finding concise, basic information about microbes and more detailed information.
  • The Find Articles section is useful for finding detailed case studies or experiments involving microorganisms.
  • The Find Web Sites section is especially useful for finding images.
  • The Advanced Web Searching section provides useful tips for narrowing your search to find quality sites and images on the Internet.

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000