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Biology Research Guide: Locate Items

This guide will help you find scholarly resources for researching a topic in your Biology courses

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Finding Biology Books on the Shelves

Below are selected call numbers for finding books on the shelves. See the full Library of Congress Classification Outline for more specific information.

Class Q - Science

 

Subclass Q

  • Q1-390                                   Science (General)
  • Q1-295                                         General
  • Q300-390                                     Cybernetics
  • Q350-390                                           Information theory
  • QC793-793.5                                      Elementary particle physics

Subclass QH

  • QH1-278.5                             Natural history (General)
  • QH1-(199.5)                                 General--Including nature conservation, geographical distribution
  • QH201-278.5                                Microscopy
  • QH301-705.5                          Biology (General)
  • QH359-425                                   Evolution
  • QH426-470                                   Genetics
  • QH471-489                                   Reproduction
  • QH501-531                                   Life
  • QH540-549.5                                Ecology
  • QH573-671                                   Cytology
  • QH705-705.5                                Economic biology

Subclass QK

  • QK1-989                                 Botany
  • QK1-474.5                                    General--Including geographical distribution
  • QK474.8-495                                Spermatophyta.  Phanerogams
  • QK494-494.5                                      Gymnosperms
  • QK495                                                Angiosperms
  • QK504-(638)                                 Cryptogams
  • QK640-(707)                                 Plant anatomy
  • QK710-899                                   Plant physiology
  • QK900-989                                   Plant ecology

Subclass QL

  • QL1-991                                 Zoology
  • QL1-355                                       General--Including geographical distribution
  • QL360-599.82                               Invertebrates
  • QL461-599.82                                     Insects
  • QL605-739.8                                Chordates.  Vertebrates
  • QL614-639.8                                      Fishes
  • QL640-669.3                                      Reptiles and amphibians
  • QL671-699                                         Birds
  • QL700-739.8                                      Mammals
  • QL750-795                                   Animal behavior
  • QL791-795                                         Stories and anecdotes
  • QL799-799.5                                Morphology
  • QL801-950.9                                Anatomy
  • QL951-991                                   Embryology

Subclass QM

  • QM1-695                                Human anatomy
  • QM1-511                                      General
  • QM531-549                                   Regional anatomy
  • QM550-577.8                                Human and comparative histology
  • QM601-695                                   Human embryology

Subclass QP

  • QP1-(981)                              Physiology
  • QP1-345                                       General--Including influence of the environment
  • QP351-495                                   Neurophysiology and neuropsychology
  • QP501-801                                   Animal biochemistry
  • QP(901)-(981)                              Experimental pharmacology

Subclass QR

  • QR1-502                                 Microbiology
  • QR1-74.5                                     General
  • QR75-99.5                                    Bacteria
  • QR99.6-99.8                                 Cyanobacteria
  • QR100-130                                   Microbial ecology
  • QR171                                          Microorganisms in the animal body
  • QR180-189.5                                Immunology
  • QR355-502                                   Virology

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