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Finding Books

Books at Thorndike . . .

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Search Tip: Remember to use quotes when searching a phrase. Consider narrowing your search to a specific type of biology (ex: "cellular biology" or mammalogy or evolution or genetics). 

Beyond Thorndike . . .

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Browse Our Library Shelves

Books are shelved according to their call numbers, which are based on the Library of Congress classification system. Below are call numbers relating to Biology.

QH  Natural history - Biology

QH1-278.5  Natural History (General)

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

QK  Botany

QL  Zoology

QM Human anatomy

QP  Physiology

QR  Microbiology