Biol 315/415 - Parasitology: eBooks/Books
eBooks/Books @ the Library
The VIU Library has eBooks on a wide range of subjects. You can access these eBooks from on or off campus using your Library ID and PIN.
Parasitology Books at the VIU Library
Here are a few examples of books on parasites in the VIU Library: (The search box is to the left.)
Google Book Search
Keywords for searching topics about parasitology
The following list provides examples of search terms you can use to find books and articles on some aspect of parasitology.
pathogen* (searches for both pathogen and pathogens)
vaccine* (searches for both vaccine and vaccines)
(search for a specific species e.g. trypanosoma cruzi)
(search for a specific species e.g. plasmodium falciparum)
If you search a phrase or concept (with two words or more), enclose them in quotations. For example:
"parasitic diseases - diagnosis"
"host parasitic interactions"
"parasites - pathogenicity"
"parasites - classification"
"parasites - physiology"
"parasites - genetics"
"parasite* - evolution"
"parasites -- isolation & purification"
"fishes - parasites"
"fishes - diseases"
"malaria - parasitology"
"malaria, falciparum - epidemiology"
"malaria, falciparum - parasitology"
"chagas' disease - parasitology"
(Note: Use the asterisk * to find different endings for your term. For example parasit* searches for parasite, parasites, and parasitology)
Combine search terms: (When searching in LibrarySearch (the library search engine) 'AND' is automatically placed between words not in quotation marks.). For example:
parasit* "infectious diseases" (searches for parasite or parasites or parsitology AND "infectious diseases"
parasit* "disease transmission"
parasit* "animal behavior" (sp. behaviour)
parasit* protozoan* dna
parasit* "life cycle"
"arthropod vectors" "emerging diseases"