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Genetics Pathfinder

 

Databases

 


  • Use the MEL (Michigan E-library) database to learn about genetics.
  • Click on the Mel icon above or type in http://mel.org in your Internet browser.
  • Click on the Teens link found in the table located on the left side.
  • The Teen Gateway Resource page appears.
  • Key Resources appears
  • Click onto Expanded Academic ASAP
    • This database is geared for AP high school students and college researchers.
  • Go back to the Teen Gateway resource page.
  • Click onto the Health and Wellness Center link.
    • Here you can access trusted medical reference materials.
  • There are additional databases found on the Teen Gateway page.  Explore!

Websites

Books and Print Resources

Find a sampling genetics book titles found in Churchill's library listed below:

  • The Encyclopedia of Genetics, Editor Jeffrey A Knight, 1999, call number REF 576.5E
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders by Brigham Narins, editor, 2005, call number REF 616.042G
  • Gene Therapy, Lisa Yount, 2002, call number 616.042Y
  • Genethics: The clash between the new genetics and human values, David Suzuki and Peter Knudston, 1989, call number 174S
  • Genome: The autobiography of a species in 23 chapters, Matt Ridly, 2006, call number 599.935
  • New Genetics: The Story of life lines, J.S. Kidd and Renee A. Kidd, 2005, 576.5 K

To find additional genetics books in our library, go to our online catalog at  http://library. Some key words to consider using in the search include:

  • Genetics
  • Nature and nurture
  • Human Genetics
  • Behavior Genetics
  • Birth Defects
  • Cells
  • Cloning
  • DNA
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Genetic Diseases