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Biology 570 Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology

Using the NCBI Bookshelf

The NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information) provides free, full-text access to a number of books and documents related to healthcare and the life sciences via its Bookshelf.

Use the search box at the top of page to find where a particular topic is mentioned throughout the entire collection or use the Browse Titles link below the search box to find specific books:

Once you're in a particular book, you can do a keyword search within just that book or navigate using the table of contents:

You can also get help with printing, citing, and in some cases downloading the book: