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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 BIOL112

Course Code


Biology Subject Areas

Call Number

Subject

QD

Biochemistry

QD 415 - 436

Biochemistry

QH

Natural History - Biology

QH 1 - 199.5

Natural History including nature conservation, and geographical distribution

QH 201 -279

Microscopy

QH 301 - 358

General Biology

QH 359 - 425

Evolution

QH 426 - 470

Genetics

QH 471 - 489

Reproduction

QH 540-549.5

Ecology

QH 573-671

Cell Biology

QK

Botany

QK 1-474.5

General including geographical distribution

QK 474.8 - 495

Spermatophyta

QK 494 - 94.5

Gymnoperms

QK 495

Angiosperms

QK 504-638

Lichens, mosses and ferns

QK 640-707

Plant anatomy

QK 719-899

Plant Physiology

QK 900-989

Plant ecology

Biology Subject Areas  Continued

Call Number

Subject

QL

Zoology

QL 1 - 355

General Zoology including geographical distribution

QL 360 - 599.82             

Invertebates

QL 461 - 600

Insects

QL 605 - 740

Chordates, Vertebrates

QL 614 - 640

Fishes

QL 640 - 670

Reptiles and Amphibians

QL 671 - 699

Birds

QL 700 - 739

Mammals

QL 750 - 799

Animal Behavior

QL 799 - 799.5

Morphology

QL 801-950.9

Anatomy

QL 951-991

Embryology

QP

Physiology

QP 1 - 345

General Physiology including influence of the environment

QP 351-495

Neurophysiology and neuropsychology

QP 501 - 801

Animal Biochemistry

QP 901- 981

Experimental Pharmacology

QR

Microbiology

QR 75 - 99.5

Bacteria

QR 99.6-99.8

Cyanobacteria

QR 100-130

Microbial Ecology

QR 178

Microorganisms in the animal body

QR 180 - 198.2

Immunology

QR 355 - 502

Virology