The 2nd edition of Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology details the classification and cultural characteristics of prokaryotes. The text is organized by molecular-based classification systems. Bergey's is necessary for any student who wishes to learn about a specific species, genus, family, or species or to know more about prokaryote taxonomy in general.
The 5-volume consists of:
Bergey's manual of systematics of archaea and bacteria (2015), an online book, replaces the five-volume set. Ventura College does not currently have access to this edition.
The Tutoring Center has a full set of the Bergey’s Manuals and offers tutoring on a drop-in and appointment basis. Please visit them for more details.
Students seeking assistance must be enrolled in the class in which they wish to receive tutoring.
The second edition of Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology volumes 2-4 is available online via SpringerLink.
To access SpringerLink: VC Homepage – Quick Links – Library – Find Books – eBooks – SpringerLink – Search box enter “Bergey”