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New printed and electronic books in the Balfour Library

All new printed and electronic books are listed monthly.

Printed books are on the open shelves unless stated otherwise. There is also a display of new books on top of the card catalogue. New books can be borrowed in accordance with the Library's loan periods. All of our books are catalogued on LibrarySearch, the online catalogue for the libraries of the University.

Electronic books are available to all current staff and students of the University from any location, 24/7. They can be accessed via LibrarySearch or through ebooks@cambridge where you can find information about using them on mobile devices.

You can recommend a new book by completing the online recommendation form.

 

New books July 2016

Printed books

Berger-Tal, Oded (2016) Conservation behaviour: applying behavioural ecology to wildlife conservation management. Classmark: GGW (238) (Open shelf)

Clutton-Brock, Tim (2016) Mammal societies. Classmark: Y.7 (10) (Open shelf)

Dipper, Frances (2016) The marine world: a natural history of ocean life. Classmark: GHN (179) (Open shelf)

McElreath, Richard (2016) Statistical rethinking: a Bayesian course with examples in R and Stan. Classmark: EBB (110) (Open shelf)

Pollack, Gerald S. (2016) Insect hearing. Classmark: Q.5 (98) (Open shelf)

Rovero, Francesco (2016) Camera trapping for wildlife research. Classmark: EBH (32) (Open shelf)

 

New books June 2016

Printed books

Blackburn, Tim M. (2009) Avian invasions: the ecology and evolution of exotic birds. Classmark: K.8 (73) (Open shelf)

d'Alisa, Giacomo (2015) Degrowth: a vocabulary for a new era. Classmark: GGW (237) (Open shelf)

Dixson, Alan F. (2015) The mandrill: a case of extreme sexual selection. Classmark: YXT (5) (Open shelf)

Lach, Lori (2010) Ant ecology. Classmark: QJD (26) (Open shelf)

Redpath, Stephen M. (2015) Conflicts in conservation: navigating towards solutions. Classsmark: GGW (236) (Open shelf)

Electronic books

Begon, M. (2006) Ecology: from individuals to ecosystems. 4th edition.

Burt, A. (2006) Genes in conflict: the biology of selfish genetic elements.

Rockwood, L.L. (2015) An introduction to population ecology. 2nd edition.

Schmid-Hempel, P. (2011) Evolutionary parasitology: the integrated study of infections, immunology, ecology, and genetics.

 

New books May 2016

Printed books

Almojil, Dareen K. (2015) Sharks and rays of the Arabian/Persian Gulf. Classmark: VE (4) (Open shelf)

Anderson, Ted R. (2013) The life of David Lack: father of evolutionary ecology. Classmark: D.4 LAC And (Open shelf)

Arlott, Norman (2015) Birds of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Classmark: KZ.54 (24) (Open shelf)

Arlott, Norman (2010) Birds of the West Indies. Classmark: KZ.72 (18) (Open shelf)

Beebee, Trevor (2013) Amphibians and reptiles. Classmark: W (28) (Open shelf)

Benton, Ted (2013) Alfred Russel Wallace: explorer, evolutionist, public intellectual: a thinker for our own times? Classmark: D.4 WAL Ben (Open shelf)

Berthinussen, Anna (2014) Bat conservation: global evidence for the effects of interventions. Classmark: YV (16) (Open shelf)

Bicudo, J. Eduardo P.W. (2010) Ecological and environmental physiology of birds. Classmark: K.5 (32) (Open shelf)

Bradley, Timothy J. (2009) Animal osmoregulation. Classmark: GDF (31) (Open shelf)

Brusca, Richard C. (2003) Invertebrates. 2nd edition. Classmark: q L (4b) (Open shelf)

Brusca, Richard C. (2016) Invertebrates. 3rd edition. Classmark: q L (4c) (Open shelf)

Campbell, Iain (2014) Birds of Australia: a photographic guide. Classmark: KZ.9 (33) (Open shelf)

Churchill, Frederick B. (2015) August Weismann: development, heredity, and evolution. Classmark: D.4 WEI Chu (Open shelf)

Cocker, Mark (2013) Birds and people. Classmark: q K (71) (Open shelf)

Crawley, Michael J. (2014) Statistics: an introduction using R. 2nd edition. Classmark: EBB (80b) (2 copies on open shelves)

Crothers, John (2012) Snails on rocky shores. Classmark: SE (19) (Open shelf)

Currell, Graham (2015) Scientific data analysis. Classmark: EBB (107) (Open shelf)

Deeming, D. Charles (2015) Nests, eggs and incubation: new ideas about avian reproduction. Classmark: K.9 (26) (Open shelf)

del Hoyo, Josep (2014) Illustrated checklist of the birds of the world. Volume 1: Non-passerines. Classmark: q K (66) (Open shelf)

Dickinson, Edward C. (2014) Howard and Moore complete checklist of the birds of the world. Volume 2: Passerines. Classmark: q K (69d) (Open shelf)

Dicks, Lynn V. (2010) Bee conservation: evidence for the effects of interventions. Classmark: QJG (41) (Open shelf)

Donald, Paul F. (2013) Facing extinction: the world's rarest birds and the race to save them. Classmark: K.8 (72b) (Open shelf)

Dunn, Jon (2012) Britain's sea mammals: whales, dolphins, porpoises, and seals, and where to find them. Classmark: YZ.41 (13) (Open shelf)

Everard, Mark (2013) Britain's freshwater fishes. Classmark: VZ.41 (17) (Open shelf)

Falk, Steven J. (2015) Field guide to the bees of Great Britain and Ireland. Classmark: QJG (42) (Open shelf)

Fisher, Brendan (2015) A field guide to economics for conservationists. Classmark: GGW (232) (Open shelf)

Gardener, Mark (2011) Statistics for ecologists using R and Excel: data collection, exploration, analysis and presentation. Classmark: EBB (105) (Open shelf)

Hayward, Peter J. (2015) Animals of sandy shores. Classmark: GHO (59) (Open shelf)

Hector, Andy (2015) The new statistics with R: an introduction for biologists. Classmark: EBB (106) (Open shelf)

Herbert, Dai (2004) Field guide to the land snails and slugs of Eastern South Africa. Classmark: SE (21) (Open shelf)

Huber, Markus (2010-2015) Compendium of bivalves. Volumes 1-2. Classmark: q SA (2) (Open shelf)

Inns, Howard (2009) Britain's reptiles and amphibians: a guide to the reptiles and amphibians of Great Britain, Ireland and the Channel Islands. Classmark: WZ.4 (3) (Open shelf)

Kingdon, Jonathan (2015) Field guide to African mammals. 2nd edition. Classmark: YZ.6 (19b) (Open shelf)

Koenig, Walter D. (2016) Cooperative breeding in vertebrates: studies, of ecology, evolution, and behaviour. Classmark: UU.7 (7) (Open shelf)

Macdonald, David W. (2015) Wildlife conservation on farmland. Volumes 1-2. Classmark: GGZ (38) (Open shelf)

May, Peter (2014) A handbook for lepidopterists. Classmark: QN (36) (Open shelf)

Minelli, Aleesandro (2014) Towards a theory of development. Classmark: EEB (77) (Open shelf)

Mitra, S.C. (2005) Indian land snails: selected species: pictorial handbook. Classmark: SE (24) (Open shelf)

Moore, John C. (2012) Energetic food webs: an analysis of real and modern ecosystems. Classmark: GGL (4) (Open shelf)

Newland, David (2015) Britain's butterflies: a field guide to the butterflies of Britain and Ireland. 3rd edition. Classmark: QNB (40c) (Open shelf)

Newland, David (2013) Britain's day-flying moths: a field guide to the day-flying moths of Britain and Ireland. Classmark: QNA (25) (Open shelf)

Nordsieck, Hartmut (2007) Worldwide door snails (Clausiliidae), recent and fossil. Classmark: SE (23) (Open shelf)

Oates, Matthew (2015) In pursuit of butterflies: a fifty-year affair. Classmark: D.4 OAT Oat (Open shelf)

Prothero, Donald R. (2015) The story of life in 25 fossils: tales of intrepid fossil hunters and the wonders of evolution. Classmark: GJ (47) (Open shelf)

Prys-Jones, Oliver E. (2011) Bumblebees. 3rd edition. Classmark: QJG (34c) (Open shelf)

Ramakrishna (2010) Annotated checklist of Indian land molluscs. Classmark: S.1 (5) (Open shelf)

Rotheray, Graham E. (1989) Aphid predators. Classmark: QRE (17) (Open shelf)

Roy, Helen E. (2013) Ladybirds. 2nd edition. Classmark: QI (35b) (Open shelf)

Severns, Mike (2011) Shelss of the Hawaiian islands. Volumes 1&2. Classmark: q SA (3) (Open shelf)

Shuker, David M. (2014) The evolution of insect mating systems. Classmark: Q.7 (60) (Open shelf)

Smallshire, Dave (2014) Britain's dragonflies: a field guide to the damselflies and dragonflies of Britain and Ireland. 3rd edition. Classmark: QC (20c) (Open shelf)

Smith, Rebecca K. (2014) Amphibian conservation: global evidence for the effects of interventions. Classmark: WA (7) (Open shelf)

Stanisic, John (2010) Australian land snails. Volume 1: A field guide to eastern Australian species. Classmark: SE (22) (Open shelf)

Taylor, Graham K. (2014) Evolutionary biomechanics: selection, phylogeny, and constraint. Classmark: EAD (15) (Open shelf)

Van Perlo, Ber (2011) Birds of New Zealand, Hawaii, Central and West Pacific. Classmark: KZ.9 (32) (Open shelf)

Van Perlo, Ber (2015) Birds of South America. Passerines: from Sapayoa to Finches. Classmark: KZ.8 (32) (Open shelf)

Zuur, Alain F. (2014) Beginner's guide to generalised additive mixed models with R. Classmark: EBB (109) (Open shelf)

Zuur, Alain F. (2016) Beginner's guide to zero-inflated models with R. Classmark: EBB (108) (Open shelf)

 

New books March 2016

Printed books

Allendorf, Fred W. (2012) Conservation and the genetics of populations. 2nd edition. Classmark: GGW (235b) (Open shelf)

Beebee, Trevor (2007) An introduction to molecular ecology. 2nd edition. Classmark: GG (279b) (Open shelf)

Caro, Tim (2005) Antipredator defenses in birds and mammals. Classmark: GGT (21) (Overnight Loan shelf)

 

 New books February 2016

Printed books

Begon, Michael (2005) Ecology: from individuals to ecosystems. 4th edition. Classmark: GG (105d) (Open shelf)

Flatt, Thomas (2011) Mechanisms of life history evolution: the genetics and physiology of life history traits and trade-offs. Classmark: EN (188) (2 copies on Overnight Loan shelves)

Greenspan, Ralph J. (2004) Fly pushing: the theory and practice of Drosophila genetics. 2nd edition. Classmark: QOE (33b) (2 copies on Open shelves)

Heberlein, Thomas A. (2012) Navigating environmental attitudes. Classmark: GG (278) (Open shelf)

Hughes, David P. (2012) Host manipulation by parasites. Classmark:  GGN (76) (Open shelf)

Marshall, George (2015) Don't even think about it: why our brains are wired to ignore climate change. Classmark: GGI (29) (Open shelf)

Wegmann, Martin (2016) Remote sensing and GIS for ecologists: using Open Source software. Classmark: EPA (43) (Open shelf)

 

New books December 2015

Printed books

Bell, Graham (2008) Selection: the mechanism of evolution. 2nd edition. Classmark: EO (352b) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Hayat, M.A. (1993) Stains and cytochemical methods. Classmark: EBY (46) (Open shelf)

Klug, William S. (2015) Concepts of genetics. 11th edition. Classmark: q EN (5k) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Willmer, Pat (2011) Pollination and floral ecology. Classmark: FC (33) (Open shelf)

Woodworth, Paddy (2013) Our once and future planet: restoring the world in the climate change century. Classmark: GG (277) (Open shelf)

 

New books October 2015

Printed books

Briney, Kristin (2015) Data management for researchers: organize, maintain and share your data for research success. Classmark: D.14 (45) (Open shelf)

Bronstein, Judith L. (2015) Mutualism. Classmark: GG (276) (Open shelf)

Cooper, William E. (2015) Escaping from predators: an integrative view of escape decisions. Classmark: GFU (349) (1 copy on Overnight Loan shelves, 1 copy on Open shelves)

Cooter, J. (2006) A coleopterist's handbook. 4th edition. Classmark: QI (34d) (Open shelf)

Cox, Philip G. (2015) Evolution of the rodents: advances in phylogeny, functional morphology and development. Classmark:    YR (8) (Open shelf)

Leyser, Ottoline (2003) Mechanisms in plant development. Classmark: FA (62) (Overnight Loan shelves)

 

New books September 2015

Printed books

Agrios, George (2005) Plant pathology. 5th edition. Classmark: q FA (8e) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Alberts, Bruce (2015) Molecular biology of the cell. 6th edition. Classmark: q EC (16f) (Open shelf)

Ashcroft, Frances (2013) The spark of life: electricity in the human body. Classmark: GDB (10) (2 copies on Open shelves)

Berg, Jeremy M. (2015) Biochemistry. 8th edition. Classmark: EH (50h) (2 copies on Overnight Loan shelves, 1 copy on Open shelves)

Boyd, Robert (2015) How humans evolved. 7th edition. Classmark: EO (278g) (1 copy on Overnight Loan shelves, 1 copy on Open shelves)

Burt, Austin (2006) Genes in conflict: the biology of selfish genetic elements. Classmark: EN (184) (Open shelf)

Carew, Thomas J. (2000) Behavioral neurobiology: the cellular organization of natural behaviour. Classmark: GFU (264) (Open shelf)

Dawkins, Richard (2006) Climbing mount improbable. Classmark: EO (350) (2 copies on Open shelves)

Dugatkin, Lee Alan (1998) Game theory and animal behaviour. Classmark: GFU (296) (Open shelf)

Falconer, D.S. (1996) Introduction to quantitative genetics. 4th edition. Classmark: ENY (49d) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Fenner, Frank (1999) Biological control of vertebrate pests: the history of myxomatosis, an experiment in evolution. Classmark: YUH.11 (2) (Open shelf)

Griffiths, Anthony J.F. (2015) Introduction to genetic analysis. 11th edition. Classmark: q EN (9k) (1 copy on Overnight Loan shelves, 1 copy on Open shelves)

Grinstead, Charles M. (1997) Introduction to probability. 2nd revised edition. Classmark: EBC (18b) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Hall, John E. (2015) Guyton and Hall textbook of medical physiology. 13th edition. Classmark: q GD (10m) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Herron, Jon C. (2014) Evolutionary analysis. 5th edition. Classmark: EO (314e) (1 copy on Overnight Loan shelves, 1 copy on Open shelves)

Houghton, John (2015) Global warming: the complete briefing. 5th edition. (1 copy on Overnight Loan shelves, 1 copy on Open shelves)

Karp, Gerald (2014) Cell biology. 7th edition. Classmark: q EC (22g) (1 copy on Overnight Loan shelves, 1 copy on Open shelves)

Lambers, Hans (2008) Plant physiological ecology. 2nd edition. Classmark: FC (32b) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Lane, Nick (2009) Life ascending: the ten great inventions of evolution. Classmark: EO (349) (2 copies on Open shelves)

Lieberman, Daniel (2014) The story of the human body: evolution, health and disease. Classmark: EO (351) (2 copies on Open shelves)

Madigan, Michael T. (2015) Brock biology of microorganisms. 14th edition. Classmark: q FV (8n) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Mathews, Michael B. (2007) Translational control in biology and medicine. Classmark: EM (83c) (Open shelf)

Page, Roderic D.M. (1998) Molecular evolution: a phylogenetic approach. Classmark: EO (272) (Open shelf)

Payne, Robert B. (2005) The cuckoos. Classmark: KQ (9) (Open shelf)

Pitman, Jim (1993) Probability. Classmark: EBC (17) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Rockwood, Larry L. (2015) Introduction to population ecology. 2nd edition. Classmark: GGP (79) (1 copy on Overnight Loan shelves, 1 copy on Open shelves)

Ross, Sheldon (2014) A first course in probability. 9th edition. Classmark: q EBC (3i) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Scales, Helen (2015) Spirals in time: the secret life and curious afterlife of seashells. Classmark: SA (34) (Open shelf)

Sherwood, Lauralee (2013) Animal physiology: from genes to organisms. 2nd edition. Classmark: q GD (9b) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Stearns, Stephen C. (2005) Evolution: an introduction. 2nd edition. Classmark: EO (286b) (Open shelf)

Stearns, Stephen C. (1992) The evolution of life histories. Classmark: EO (244) (Open shelf)

Thompson, Harry V. (1994) The European rabbit: the history and biology of a successful colonizer. Classmark: YUH (5) (Open shelf)

Wolpert, Lewis (2015) Principles of development. 5th edition. Classmark: q EEB (2)  (2 copies on Overnight Loan shelves, 1 copy on Open shelves)

 

New books August 2015

Printed books

Alcock, John (2006) An enthusiasm for orchids: sex and deception in plant evolution. Classmark: FA (61) (Open shelf)

Allsopp, Nicky (2015) Fynbos: ecology, evolution, and conservation of a megadiverse region. Classmark: FY (50) (Open shelf)

Ball, Stuart (2015) Britain's hoverflies: an introduction to the hoverflies of Britain and Ireland. 2nd edition. Classmark: QOD (8b) (Open shelf)

Biedermann, Robert (2009) The plant- and leafhoppers of Germany: identification key to all species. Classmark: q QRC (2)

Campbell-Palmer, Roisin (2015) The Eurasian beaver. Classmark: YSR (1) (Open shelf)

Chandler, Peter (2010) A dipterist's handbook. 2nd edition. Classmark: QO (30b) (Open shelf)

Charmantier, Anne (2014) Quantitative genetics in the wild. Classmark: ENY (48) (Open shelf)

Croft, Darren P. (2008) Exploring animal social networks. Classmark: GFU (348) (Open shelf)

Johnsen, Sonke (2012) The optics of life: a biologist's guide to light in nature. Classmark: EAJ (14) (Open shelf)

Kunz, Gernot (2011) Photographic atlas of the planthoppers and leafhoppers of Germany. Classmark: QRC (7) (Open shelf)

Lake, Sophie (2015) Britain's habitats: a guide to the wildlife habitats of Britain and Ireland. Classmark: FY (51) (Open shelf)

Leadbeater, Barry S.C. (2015) The choanoflagellates: evolution, biology and ecology. Classmark: LCA (1) (Open shelf)

Marshall, James A.R. (2015) Social evolution and inclusive fitness theory: an introduction. Classmark: GFU (347) (1 copy on Overnight Loan shelves, 1 copy on Open shelves)

Pereira, Henrique M. (2015) Rewilding European landscapes. Classmark: GGW (234) (Open shelf)

Sheskin, David J. (2011) Handbook of parametric and nonparametric statistical procedures. 5th edition. Classmark: EBB (104e) (Open shelf)

Sterling, Peter (2015) Principles of neural design. Classmark: GFE (61) (2 copies on Open shelves)

Stone, James V. (2015) Information theory: a tutorial introduction. Classmark: EPA (42) (Open shelf)

Stubbs, Alan E. (2002) British hoverflies: an illustrated identification guide. 2nd edition. Classmark: QOD (7b)

Wilson, Michael (2015) The planthoppers and leafhoppers of Britain and Ireland: identification keys to all families and genera and all British and Irish species not recorded from Germany. Classmark: QRC (6)

Wisniowski, Bogdan (2009) Spider-hunting wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae) of Poland: diversity, identification, distribution. Classmark: QJC (20) (Open shelf)

Zinsser, William (2006) On writing well: the classic guide to writing nonfiction. Classmark: D.14 (44) (Open shelf)

Zuur, Alain F. (2013) A beginner's guide to GLM and GLMM with R: a frequentist and Bayesian perspective for ecologists. Classmark: EBB (103) (Open shelf)

 

New books April 2015

Printed books

Bear, Mark F. (2015) Neuroscience: exploring the brain. 4th edition. Classmark: q GF (12d) (1 copy on Overnight Loan shelves, 1 copy on Open Shelves)

Buss, Leo W. (1987) The evolution of individuality. Classmark: EO (348) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Carlson, Neil R. (2014) Physiology of behaviour. 11th edition. Classmark: q GFU (14k) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Gazzaniga, Michael S. (2014) Cognitive neuroscience: the biology of the mind. 4th edition. Classmark: q GF (15d) (1 copy on Overnight Loan shelves, 1 copy on Open Shelves)

Gorini, Catherine A. (2012) Master math: probability. Classmark: EBC (16) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Haefner, James W. (2005) Modeling biological systems: principles and applications. 2nd edition. Classmark: EBA (36b) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Hastings, Alan (1997) Population biology: concepts and models. Classmark: EBA (37) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Hill, Richard W. (2012) Animal physiology. 3rd edition. Classmark: q GD (8c) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Milner-Gulland, E.J. (2007) Conservation and sustainable use: a handbook of techniques Classmark: GGW (233) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Nusslein-Volhard, Christiane (2006) Coming to life: how genes drive development. Classmark: EEB (76) (Overnight Loan shelves)

 

 New books March 2015

Printed books

Lack, David (1983) Darwin's finches, with introduction and notes by Laurene M. Ratcliffe and Peter T. Boag. Classmark: EO (88b) (Open shelf)

Taiz, Lincoln (2015) Plant physiology and development. 6th edition. Classmark: q FA (2f) (2 copies on Overnight Loan shelves, 1 copy on Open Shelves)

Weinberg, Robert A. (2014) The biology of cancer. 2nd edition. Classmark: q EC (28b) (Overnight Loan shelves)

 

New books January 2015

Printed books

Alberts, Bruce (2015) Molecular biology of the cell. 6th edition. Classmark: q EC (16f) (2 copies on Overnight Loan shelves, 1 copy on Open Shelves)

Benton, Michael J. (2015) Vertebrate palaeontology. 4th edition. Classmark: UU.12 (3d) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Fisher, Brendan (2015) A field guide to economics for conservationists. Classmark: GGW (232) (2 copies on Overnight Loan shelves, 1 copy on Open Shelves)

Pearce-Higgins, James W. (2014) Birds and climate change: impacts and conservation responses. Classmark: K.8 (71) (2 copies on Overnight Loan shelves, 1 copy on Open Shelves)

Penney, David (2014) Fossil insects: an introduction to palaeoentomology. Classmark: Q.12 (3) (2 copies on Overnight Loan shelves, 1 copy on Open Shelves)

Phillips, Rob (2013) Physical biology of the cell. 2nd edition. Classmark: q EC (27b) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Shumaker, Robert W. (2011) Animal tool behaviour: the use and manufacture of tools by animals. Classmark: GFU (346) (2 copies on Overnight Loan shelves, 1 copy on Open Shelves)

Electronic books

Simmons, Peter (2010) Nerve cells and animal behaviour. 3rd edition. http://search.lib.cam.ac.uk/?itemid=|eresources|380643

 

New books December 2014

Printed books

Cherrett, J.M. (1989) Ecological concepts: the contribution of ecology to an understanding of the natural world. Classmark: GG (186) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Keddy, Paul A. (2007) Plants and vegetation: origins, processes, consequences. Classmark: FA (60) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Sanchez, Marcelo (2012) Embryos in deep time: the rock record of biological development. Classmark: GJ (46) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Smith, David A.S. (2014) African Queens and their kin: a Darwinian odyssey. Classmark: QNB (41)

Sodhi, Navjot S. (2010) Conservation biology for all. Classmark: GGW (231) (1 copy on Overnight Loan shelves, 1 copy on Open Shelves)

Soltesz, Ivan (2006) Diversity in the neuronal machine: order and variability in interneuronal microcircuits. Classmark: GF (236) (Overnight Loan shelves)

Stern, Claudio D. (2004) Gastrulation: from cells to embryos. Classmark: q EE (6) (Overnight Loan shelves)