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BIOL 230 Staples: Welcome!

Cell & Molecular Biology

A Tour of the Cell




See an animated tour of a cell from the National Science Foundation.

Shelf Browsing Guide

Looking for books on Cell Biology?

Cell Biology QU 300-375 


Welcome BIOL 230 Students!

Welcome to the  Cañada College Library's subject guide for Cell Biology!

This guide is intended to help you navigate library services, find a book, locate a journal or article, navigate a database, uand find quality sites on the Internet. 

Have Questions or Need Help?

Contact the Cañada College Librarians for research assistance. We can help you find information for your class assignments from many different sources, including Books, Articles, and Websites.

Contact Info
Building 9, Third Floor
Reference Desk : (650) 306-3480
Monday-Thursday: 8am-9pm
Fridays: 8am-3pm
Saturdays: 10am-2pm

Library Card

Need a Library Card?

To check out any resources or access articles and ebooks off campus, you must have a library card from a library in the Peninsula Library System.

If you do not have a card from one of these libraries, you may apply for one at Cañada Library. To apply:

  1. Fill out this online application.  Choose your local library -- the library in the city or neighborhood where you live.
  2. Bring a photo ID that verifies your address the circulation desk at any library

Library Services

Printing  $0.12/page

DVD players & VCRs  All computers can play DVDs, and we have two study rooms with TVs for group viewing of DVDs or videos

Study Rooms  We have 5 group study rooms that can be reserved online.

Textbooks  The library has many textbooks on reserve for 2 hour checkout. Ask at the front desk to see if your textbook is available or check online.  

Computers  The library has over 40 free-use computers.  No time limits.  Just sit down and start!