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Biology: Find Books and Videos

This research guide contains resources used to find information on biology-related topics.

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The Library Catalog

Call Numbers

The Library of Congress classification for biology is QH. More specifically, QH is broken down as follows:

  • 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

Browsing in any of these areas may lead to the discovery of valuable material in addition to the specific items listed in this guide.  You may also want to look in the QL (zoology) and QR (microbiology) sections.

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