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Biology Research Guide: Find Books

Online Catalog


Use the online catalog to conduct a keyword or subject search. Click on Availability to note:

  • the collection of the item (Reference, Periodical, Folio, Book)
  • the item's call number
  • whether the item is available or has been checked out
  • if the item is an ebook or website, use the embedded link to access it.

To become more familiar with searching the online catalog, complete the online Library Tutorial

Call numbers

Here are some examples of Call numbers and Subjects related to Biology:

QH    Biology
R    Medicine (General)
RA    Public aspects of medicine
RB    Pathology
RC    Internal medicine
RD    Surgery
RG    Gynecology and obstetrics
RJ    Pediatrics
RM    Physical Therapy
RS    Pharmacy
RT    Nursing
RX    Homeopathy
QK    Botany
QL    Zoology
QM    Human anatomy
QP    Physiology
QR    Microbiology


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