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Biology Subject Guide
For subject assistance contact: Nick Lonergan, 717-245-1838.
The Library of Congress Classification System, which is the call number system utilized for locating and organizing library resources, breaks Biology down into primarily these areas:
Q is general Science
QH is specifically Natural History - Biology - Science
QH 501-531 is Life - Natural History - Biology - Science
Look at the Library of Congress Classification System Outline for more information.
Related Biology subfields:
More research help:
Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Atlases, Thesaurus, and more...
How to search the library catalog:
Examples of reference resources we own:
Swash, A and Rob Still. (2005). Birds, mammals,
and reptiles of the Galapagos Islands. New Haven: Yale University Press.
Helms, John A. (1998) The dictionary of forestry. Bethesda: Society of American Foresters.
Encycopedia of scientific principles, laws and theories.
(The Oxford) Encyclopedia of evolution.
(2002) ed. Pagel, Mark D. New York: Oxford University Press.
Oxford dictionary of biochemistry and molecular biology. (2000) ed. Smith, A. D. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Grzimek's animal life encyclopedia. (2004) Grzimek, Bernhard. Detroit: Gale. Reference QL7 .G7813
Updated January 27th, 2012