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Simpson Library | Special Collections

Biology: Find Books

Finding Books

Print books and e-books are searchable thru Quest or the Catalog.  You can also search directly in one of the e-book collections listed on this page.

Science Call Numbers

Browse these call numbers or click this link for a more detailed breakdown.

QH = Natural History-Biology

  • QH 426 - 470 (Genetics)

QK = Botany

QL = Zoology

QM = Human Anatomy

QP = Physiology

  • Includes nutrition

QR = Microbiology

R = Medicine

Medicine Call Numbers

Browse these call numbers or click this link for a more detailed breakdown: 

  • RA is Pubic aspects of medicine.  Including diseases, epidemiology.
  • RB is Pathology
  • RC is Internal Medicine.  Including infectious, parasitic diseases, tumors, and oncology.
  • RD is Surgery
  • RE is Opthalmology
  • RG is Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • RJ is Pediatrics
  • RL is Dermatology
  • RM is Therapeutics, Pharmacology, Nutrition
  • RS is Pharmacy and materia, medica
  • RT is Nursing
  • RV is Botanic

Catalog Search - (Quest)

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