You’ll be able to discover key books and journal articles from both of these.
Digital items will be linked from here and may require your Kent Login to access.
Books and Ebooks
We have a large collection of books in the library for biosciences as well as in related topics in physical and social sciences.
The first two letters of a classmark identify the topic within your discipline. You can look for these on the end of our shelving.
QD – Chemistry QP – Biochemistry
HV – Forensic Science RA – Toxicology
You might also want to browse the following ebook collections for a specific topic:
- SpringerLink– good range of research and reference books in Chemistry. Filter by discipline and browse subtopics.
- Science Direct – covering a range of life science topics. Filter by domains Chemistry or toxicology.
We also provide access to a range of online reference works that can be a good place to start on a topic:
- Oxford Reference Online: a large collection of online reference works includes dictionaries for Forensic Science and Chemistry
- Very Short Introductions – provide concise and up-to-date introductions on specific topics within a discipline. Browse through chemistry and biochemistry to find relevant titles.
- Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine – compiled by an international team of forensic specialists who explore the relationship between law, medicine, and science in the study of forensics.
The easiest way to find journal articles is to type a few keywords for your topic in LibrarySearch. If we subscribe to it in print or digital a link will be provided to help you find it.
If you have a specific journal article you are looking for you can use Google Scholar. This will show you if it is freely available elsewhere and you can also set your browser to link to any content we subscribe to.
To check if the Library has access to a particular e-journal title, or to browse journals, use BrowZine.