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Geological Sciences | Mātai Pūtaiao ā-nuku: Books

Finding Books by your course code

Geological Science books are held across UC's libraries. We use the Library of Congress classification system for arrangement.

Every item in the Library has a unique call number which can be found by using the Library Catalogue.

Books which are in high demand for particular courses are held in special High Demand Collections. To see the list for your course, type the course code into the Course code search in the Library Catalogue, eg GEOG 112

Course Code

Accessing Geological Science Books

Google Book Search

If you use Google Books to search by public domain only you can find the full text of some works

Guide to call numbers for Geological Sciences


QE1 - 996.5        Geology

QE601 - 613.5    Structural geology

QE1 - 350.62      General

QE640 - 699      Stratigraphy

QE351 - 399.2    Mineralogy

QE701 -  760      Paleontology

QE420 - 499       Petrology

QE760.8 -  899.2  Paleozoology

QE500 - 369.5    Dynamic and structural geology

QE901 - 996.5     Paleobotany

QE521 - 639.5    Volcanoes and earthquakes