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Resources for research in Biology.

Background Information

Finding Books in O'Malley Library

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Where to Find the Books

Q = General Science
QH 1- 199.5 = General including Nature Conservation, Geographical Distribution
QH 1-278.5 = Natural History
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 = Ecology
QL = Zoology
QM = Human Anatomy
QR Microbiology