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*Biochemistry & Biophysics*

A subject research guide for the students and faculty of the OSU Biochemistry & Biophysics department in the discipline of Biochemistry & Biophysics.

Locating books

Use 1Search from the library's home page to search for books in the Valley Library, OSU branch libraries, and Summit Libraries. 

Limit to items in the OSU Libraries (Library Catalog)

Choose the At OSU Libraries only scope to search all of the OSU Libraries collections. This includes Guin, Vet Med, and OSU Cascades.


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How do I find Ebooks?

To search for an ebook, use the OSU Libraries scope. Click on the View Online tab to link to the ebook. You will need to log in with your ONID information to view the ebook contents.

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How do I get a book from another library?

You can request a book from another library (Summit or Worldcat) using our Interlibrary Loan service.

If the availability of the items says Check Holdings, that means we either do not own the item or it is currently checked out.

Click on the Availability & Request Options tab

Click Request the item from another library.

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You can borrow books from Summit  libraries and have them sent to one of the OSU Libraries.

To search Summit, choose the OSU Libraries + Summit scope from the drop-down menu.

OSU Libraries and Summit scope

To request an item from Summit, click on the Availability and Request Optionstab.

To see which libraries own the item, click on the Summit Libraries(n) link. The (n) indicates the number of libraries that own the item.

Summit requesting options

To request the item, click on the Place Summit request link and fill in the form. Click on Request.

Summit request form

You will be notified via email when you item has arrived and is available for pick-up.

Core Books

Basic Methods for the Biochemical Lab by Martin Holzhauer. This electronic book covers quantitative techniques, electrophoresis, chromatography, immunochemical protocols, centrifugication, radioactive labeling, buffers, tables, statistics and data analysis

Methods in Enzymology
Valley QP601 .C62
Classic 7 volume set

Lab ref : a handbook of recipes, reagents, and other reference tools for use at the bench/ edited by Jane Roskams and Linda Rodgers. 2002.
Valley QP519 .L197 2002

OSU Libraries Catalog

OSU catalog find books, journals (not journal articles), videos, maps at OSU

Biochemistry & Biophysics materials generally fall into the "QH" and "QP" call number range and are located on the 1st floor of The Valley Library.