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Biology Subject Research Guide: Print Resources

Key Resources in Biology

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Selected Reference Books

Print Books -- Circulating Collection 2nd Floor

How do I find a book on the shelf?

The Cannon Memorial Library uses the Library of Congress classification system to organize the books on the shelves.  This system uses a combination of letters and numbers referred to as LC Call Numbers. Books related to Biology may be found under the following LC Call Numbers:

Q      General Science

QH    Natural History,        Biology

QK    Botany

QL    Zoology

QM    Human Anatomy

QP    Physiology

QR    Microbiology

R      General Medicine


For more information on how to read the LC call numbers and locate a book on the shelf, click here: LC Call Numbers

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