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Biochemistry: Home

Guide to Oxford University library resources, facilities and services for Biochemistry.

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students and researchers studying biochemistry at the University of Oxford, although students and researchers related to the field may find it useful.

Use this guide to find out about books and online resources for biochemistry including ebooks, ejournals and bibliographic databases.

Finding books for biochemistry

Oxford has a wide range of ebooks for biochemistry and printed books, including the main science collection in the Radcliffe Science Library.  For more detailed info about our book collections visit our books page of this guide.

Key journals

A lot of journals, as well as being available in print, are available online and can be searched via SOLO or eJournals A-Z. Below are a few of the top journals for biochemistry below but you can find a longer list on the journals page of this guide.

Key databases

Oxford subscribes to many bibliographic databases. They can be used to locate journal articles, conference proceedings, books, patents, images, data and more. You can find some of the key databases for biochemistry below, but take a look at the databases page of this guide for more titles.


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Reading lists for biochemistry