Subject Guide: Biology - Call Numbers

Subject Guide: Biology - Call Numbers
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The UCR Library uses the Library of Congress classification system to organize the books.  Here are some call numbers for topics in biology and the life sceinces:

QH: Natural History & Biology
QH 1-278.5 Natural History (General)
QH 1-(199.5)     General
QH 201-278.5     Microscopy
QH 301-705.5 Biology (General)
QH 359-425     Evolution
QH 426-470     Genetics
QH 471-489     Reproduction
QH 501-531     Life
QH 540-549.5     Ecology
QH 573-671     Cytology
QH 705-705.5     Economic biology

QK: Botany
QK 1- 474.5 General (including georaphical distribution)
QK 474.8-495 Spermatophyta. Phanerogams
QK 494-494.5     Gymnosperms
QK 495     Angiosperms
QK 504-638 Crypotogams
QK 640-707 Plant anatomy
QK 710-899 Plany physiology
QK 900-989 Plant ecology

QL: Zoology
QL 1-355 General, including geographical distribution
QL 360-599 Invertebrates
QL 461-599     Insects
QL 600-739 Chordates. Vertebrates
QL 614-639     Fishes
QL 640-669     Birds
QL 700-739     Mammals
QL 750-795 Animal behavior
QL 791-795     Stories and anecdotes
QL799-799.5 Morphology
QL 801-950 Anatomy
QL 951-991 Embyology


"Science" books QH and QK are located on the 2nd floor of the Orbach Science Library.  QL is located on the 3rd floor. 

"Science Ref" books are in the reference section on the 1st floor.

More on Call Numbers:

Click here for the video tutorial Call Numbers.

Click here for a webpage on how to Read a Call Number.

Click here for more Library of Congress Call Numbers - Science.


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