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Botany: Find Books and Videos

This research guide contains resources used to find information on botany.

Search Inside Books

Using Google Books, you can search inside every page of the books in their database. You can then use the Find in a Library link to find out if we have the book you need in the Madigan Library.

The Library Catalog

Call Numbers

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

  • 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

Browsing in any of these areas may lead to the discovery of valuable material in addition to the specific items listed in this guide.

Catalogs and Collections