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Biological Sciences



Welcome! This library guide is designed to support learning, teaching, and research in Biological Sciences. The tabs at the top of this page are devoted to particular types of resources or support. Click on one to navigate to the different sections and find out more.


Your Subject Librarian


Victoria Hopton



How can your Subject Librarian help you?


Students and staff are welcome to email me to arrange a meeting or book a one-to-one online appointment for help and advice regarding:

  • finding, accessing, and evaluating information
  • referencing and using reference management software (e.g. EndNote)
  • book, ebook and other resource recommendations for purchase

Introduction tutorial

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This quick guide introduces the different resources and services available through the library.

Take a break

Libby (leisure reading - audio and ebooks)

Download the Libby App and search for University of Bristol or access via your browser. Sign in via your Library card and login with your university email and password to enjoy!


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BFI Player

Register with your UoB email address via the student URL: Once you have submitted the form, select ‘University of Bristol’ from the Institution dropdown list and login with your UoB credentials when prompted.  You can then simply login until with your individual email/password combination via the main BFI link above until 30/09/2024. 

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Digital newsstand featuring 7000+ of the world's most popular newspapers & magazines. Please send any feedback to:

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Movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos.

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Box of Broadcasts (BoB)

Enables staff and students to record and watch freeview broadcasts, create clips from new and archived TV and radio broadcasts, and embed them into Blackboard/ presentations. Please note: it can only be accessed in the UK. 

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Upcoming training sessions

Our upcoming online workshops and demos can be found on the Library events page.

Alternatively, please contact me if you would like to arrange a 1:1 or group session in person or online.