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Biomedical Sciences

Find resources

Welcome to your online guide to finding resources for Biomedical Sciences

Choosing the right resources

As a Biomedical Sciences student, you are expected to find and use high quality literature. You'll need to use a range of different sources and demonstrate your ability to find good results in order to impress your tutors and to develop your research skills.

Finding Books


Biology books are located in the X section which is on the third floor of the JB Morrell Library. Chemistry books are located in the V section also on the third floor.  If you need to find medicine books, they are located in the Y section which is on the first floor. 

Many books will also be available online as e-books. Look for the links in YorSearch, under the View It section of each book.

E-book collections

Theses & dissertations

University of York PhD/MPhil theses and Masters dissertations, plus theses and dissertations from other institutions.


Search skills

Accessing texts

Find It @ YorkClicking Find It @ York in a database will check YorSearch to see if we have a copy of what you've found.

If we don't have it...

We can't afford to buy a copy of everything ever. If we don't have what you need, here are some options: