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Animal Care Research

Hull University Library (for students on courses validated by Hull University NOTE: Hull does NOT offer access to Library online resources outside the Brynmor Jones Library)

Books Relevant to Your Course

You may find the books you want in the classrooms at Wigfield.

Books in Barnsley College library, the Learning Curve, are shelved in a carefully selected order which aims to place books on similar subjects together using Dewey Decimal Classification:


Robert Gordon University

Here is a list of the main Dewey shelf numbers for animal care. To find whether a book is available in one of the Barnsley College libraries or look for other subject areas on the shelves use Discovery, or Heritage our library catalogue.

378.170281 or 371.3 How to succeed at university
576 Genetics
577 Ecology
591.5 Animal behaviour
630 Agriculture
632 Plant diseases and pests
635 Horticulture
636 Animal Care
636.0889 Zoo animals
650.14 Career development
658 Business environment
808.066 Academic writing

E-Resources Relevant to Your Course

Barnsley College has lots of databases, e-books and e-journals to help with your studies. To log on you will need your College username and password. Some resources may ask you to choose Barnsley College from an A-Z list of institutions.

These databases contain a wide range of academic sources. If you are not finding the information you want, learn more about searching online. Help pages will also be available within each database, or ask a librarian helibrary@barnsley.ac.uk.

Discovery – is a one stop search engine for Barnsley College books, ebooks and many online journal collections.

Or you can search these e-resources and websites individually:

Animal Science Database (CABI)  database of articles, some free text.

Annual Reviews is dedicated to synthesizing and integrating knowledge for the progress of science and the benefit of society.

BIAZA British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquarium

Brown’s E-Books is a collection of academic textbooks from Barnsley College reading lists, available online.

BSAVA British Small Animal Veterinary Association

Business Source Elite is a database that has access to full text articles on finance, management, and marketing.

Defra Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs

Directory of Open Access Journals provides access to over 18,000 high quality, peer reviewed multidisciplinary ejournals offering freely available academic articles.

Ebook Central Ebooks covering a range of subjects including business, childcare, education, fine arts, health, IT, social work, sport and tourism.

Environment Complete offers deep coverage in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study.

Farminguk digital farming magazines

SAGE Journals a collection of academic journals in the social sciences including animal care.

For further help contact: helibrary@barnsley.ac.uk

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Monday Staffed 8.30am to 5pm; Self-service 5pm to 8.45pm
Tuesday Staffed 8.30am to 5pm; Self-service 5pm to 8.45pm
Wednesday Staffed 8.30am to 5pm; Self-service 5pm to 8.45pm
Thursday Staffed 8.30am to 5pm; Self-service 5pm to 8.45pm
Friday Staffed 8.30am to 4,30pm Close
Saturday Closed
Sunday Close

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Barnsley,
S70 2YW

Contact Us

helibrary@barnsley.ac.uk Learning Curve Library desk 01226 216 334