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Finding Books

Books at Thorndike . . .

   Search Thorncat to find books in Thorndike Library.

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Search Tips: Remember to use quotes when searching words as a phrase.  Try multiple searches using similar ideas (ex: search on zoology as well as mammalogy).  Use the truncation symbol * to broaden your results (ex:  a search on zoolog* yields results that include the words zoology, zoologist, and  zoological).

Beyond Thorndike . . .

Search these catalogs to find books in libraries beyond Thorndike.  We can get most books for you via interlibrary loan, often within just a few days.  Email us the book(s) you need at:

Browse Our Library Shelves

Each library book is shelved according to its call number, based on the  Library of Congress classification system. The call number is located on the spine of the book. Browse our library shelves for these call numbers to find books related to zoology.

QL 1-991 Zoology

QL 1-355  General Zoology

QL 360-599.82  Invertebrates

QL 461-599.82  Insects

QL 605-739.8  Chordates. Vertebrates

QL 614-639.8  Fishes

QL 640-669.3  Reptiles and amphibians

QL 671-699  Birds

QL 700-739.8  Mammals

QL 750-795  Animal behavior

QL 799-799.5  Morphology

QL 801-950.9  Anatomy

QL 951-991  Embryology