Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering (BSBE)

Welcome to BSBE Subject Guide !

This subject guide serves as a starting point to your search of scholarly resources in the area of BSBE. Resources listed here include those that are accessible through our library and also on the web. It enables you to access from one point, various resources such as books, e-journals, e-databases, theses and dissertations and other web-based resources. (Please remember that this is not an exhaustive list. You will find many additional resources in the library such as Reference Books).

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Resources Available at the Central Library





The Central Library uses Dewey Decimal Classification system to classify books. 

A call number is a number used to identify and locate books in the library. It includes the Classification number, the Author Code (first three letters of the Author’s name) and the Accession number (serial number) of the book.

For example: NMR in biological systems: from molecules to humans by Chary, K. V. R. and Govil, Girjesh

In this book label,

570.28 is the Class Number of Biology/ Life Science
CHA is the Author Code 
24326 is the Accession Number.

The library has a sizable collection of books and reading material on BSBE. These books are classified under the following Class Numbers:

  • 570 Life sciences; biology
  • 571 Physiology & related subjects
  • 572 Biochemistry
  • 573 Specific physiological systems in animals
  • 575 Specific parts of & systems in plants
  • 576 Genetics & evolution
  • 577 Ecology
  • 578 Natural history of organisms
  • 579 Microorganisms, fungi & algae

To locate the books on BSBE, please search the  Library Online Catalogue 

Institutional Digital Repository

OER – (Open Educational Resources) (Freely Available)



ETD Resources (e-Thesis):

Open Access Directories:


Online Courses

Study Materials