Visual Tour Starts Here
Click on the hyperlinks to the left to see various areas of interest in the library.
This is the entrance to the Marian Koshland Bioscience and Natural Resources Library located in the Valley Life Sciences Building (VLSB). Pictured above is our lobby featuring a genuine, 65 million year-old Triceratops skull and a cast of a baby Triceratops skull.
We are one of the largest subject specialty libraries on the Berkeley campus with over 542,000 volumes. Our major collection areas are:
Molecular and Cell Biology, biochemistry, immunology, neurobiology, developmental biology, and genetics;
Integrative Biology, anatomy, physiology, botany, zoology, paleontology, ecology, and human biodynamics;
Plant and Microbial Biology, cell biology, genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, and interactions of plants and microbes;
Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM), forestry, entomology, soil science, plant pathology, conservation of natural resources, ecology, pest management, and agriculture;
Nutritional Science and Toxicology, nutrition, food science, food policy, and molecular toxicology;
Agricultural and Resource Economics, Agricultural and environmental economics and policy.