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A Sample of Biology Books

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Call number links = browse the catalog by call number.  Word links = browse the catalog by subject.

G -- Geography, Anthropology, Recreation

  • GC -- Oceanography
  • GE -- Environmental Sciences
  • GF -- Human ecology; Human geography

Q -- Science

  • QD -- Chemistry
    • 241-441 -- Organic chemistry
      • 415-436 -- Biochemistry
    • QH -- Natural history -- Biology
      • 1-199.5 -- General (including nature conservation, geographical distribution)
      • 201-278.5 -- Microscopy
      • 301-705.5 -- Biology (General)
      • 359-425 -- Evolution
      • 426-470 -- Genetics
      • 471-489 -- Reproduction
      • 501-531 -- Life
      • 540-549.5 -- Ecology
      • 573-671 -- Cytology
      • 705-705.5 -- Economic biology
    • QK -- Botany
      • 1-474.5 -- General (including geographical distribution)
      • 474.8-495 -- Spermatophyta. Phanerogams
        • 494-494.5 -- Gymnosperms
        • 495 -- Angiosperms
      • 504-638 -- Cryptogams
      • 640-707 -- Plant anatomy
      • 710-899 -- Plant physiology
      • 900-989 -- Plant ecology
    • QL -- Zoology
      • 1-355 -- General (including geographical distribution)
      • 360-599.82 -- Invertebrates
        • 461-599.82 -- Insects
      • 605-739.8 -- Chordates. Vertebrates
        • 614-639.8 -- Fishes
        • 640-669.3 -- Reptiles and amphibians
        • 671-699 -- Birds
        • 700-739.8 -- Mammals
      • 750-795 -- Animal behavior
      • 799-799.5 -- Morphology
      • 801-950.9 -- Anatomy
      • 951-991 -- Embryology
    • QM -- Human anatomy
      • 1-511 -- General
      • 531-549 -- Regional anatomy
      • 550-577.8 -- Human and comparative histology
      • 601-695 -- Human embryology
    • QP -- Physiology
      • 1-345 -- General (including influence of the environment)
      • 351-495 -- Neurophysiology and neuropsychology
      • 501-801 -- Animal biochemistry
      • 901-981 -- Experimental pharmacology
    • QR -- Microbiology
      • 1-74.5 -- General
      • 75-99.5 -- Bacteria
      • 99.6-99.8 -- Cyanobacteria
      • 100-130 -- Microbial ecology
      • 171 -- Microorganisms in the animal body
      • 180-198.5 -- Immunology
      • 355-502 -- Virology

    R -- Medicine

    Note that the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library uses a different classification scheme than the other libraries. MeSH, or Medical Subject Headings, are used throughout that library.

    • R -- Medicine (General)
    • RA -- Public aspects of medicine
    • RB -- Pathology
    • RC -- Internal medicine
    • RD -- Surgery
    • RE -- Ophthalmology
    • RF -- Otolaryngology
    • RG -- Gynecology and obstetrics
    • RJ -- Pediatrics
    • RK -- Dentistry
    • RL -- Dermatology
    • RM -- Therapeutics, Pharmacology
    • RS -- Pharmacy and materia medica
    • RT -- Nursing
    • RV -- Botanic, Thomsonian, and eclectic medicine
    • RX -- Homeopathy
    • RZ -- Other systems of medicine

    S -- Agriculture

    • S -- Agriculture (General)
    • SB -- Plant culture
    • SD -- Forestry
    • SF -- Animal culture
    • SH -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling.
    • SK -- Hunting sports

    T -- Technology

    • TD -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering

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