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Natural Sciences Programme

These pages support SCIE courses in general.

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General Reference Sources | Biological Sciences | Chemistry | Computer Science | Engineering | Environmental Sciences | Geography | Geology & Geophysics | Mathematics & Statistics | Physics & Astronomy

General Reference Sources
These are all available in the library. Click on the titles to see their call number and location.
Credo Literati (online) - a site with many general reference sources
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms
Van Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia

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Biological Sciences
Desk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (online)
Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia Online | In print
Henderson’s Dictionary of Biology
Encyclopedia of Human Biology
Encyclopedia of Microbiology
Nature Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (online)

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Chemistry
Hawley’s Condensed Chemical Dictionary (online and physical book)
Kirk-Othmer encyclopedia of chemical technology
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics Online | In print
Merck Index Online | In print

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Computer Science
Computer science and engineering handbook
Dictionary of computing (online)
Encyclopedia of computer science and technology

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Engineering
Civil Engineer's Reference Book (online)
Dictionary of Energy (Expanded Edition) (online)
Electrical Engineer's Reference Book (online)
Encyclopedia of Energy (online)
Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology
Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology (online and print)
Mechanical Engineer’s Reference Book (online and print)
Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

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Environmental Sciences
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports
Encyclopedia of Environmental Change
Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment (online)
Encyclopedia of Soil Science
The National Geographic Desk Reference
Water: Science and Issues

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Geography
A Dictionary of Geography (Oxford) (online and print)
Encyclopedia of Geography
Geo-data: the World Geographical Encyclopedia
The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology (online)

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Geology & Geophysics
Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs (online and print)
Encyclopedia of Paleontology (online)
Encyclopedia of Planetary Sciences
Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment (online)
Macmillan Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences
Macmillan Encyclopedia of Weather

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Mathematics & Statistics
Cambridge Dictionary of Statistics
CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics
CRC Encyclopedia of Mathematics

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Physics & Astronomy
A Dictionary of Physics (Oxford) (online and print)
Encyclopedia of the Solar System (online)
Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Dictionary of Geophysics, Astrophysics, and Astronomy

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