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General Biology Ebook Collections

Print Books

Use the library's search tool, Omni, to find print and ebooks.  Print books about the natural sciences are usually found in the Engineering & Science Library, level 1.  Use the call number to locate a print book on the shelves.  Queen's uses the Library of Congress classification system to organize its print holdings.  The letters and numbers at the beginning of each call number indicate the topic:


Class Q = Science

Subclass QK
QK1-989                                 Botany
QK1-474.5                                    General, Including geographical distribution
QK474.8-495                                Spermatophyta.  Phanerogams
QK494-494.5                                      Gymnosperms
QK495                                                Angiosperms
QK504-(638)                                 Cryptogams
QK640-(707)                                 Plant anatomy
QK710-899                                   Plant physiology
QK900-989                                   Plant ecology


Subclass QL

QL1-991                                 Zoology

QL1-355                                       General, Including geographical distribution

QL360-599.82                               Invertebrates

QL461-599.82                                     Insects

QL605-739.8                                 Chordates.  Vertebrates

QL614-639.8                                       Fishes

QL640-669.3                                       Reptiles and amphibians

QL671-699                                          Birds

QL700-739.8                                       Mammals

QL750-795                                    Animal behavior

QL791-795                                          Stories and anecdotes

QL799-799.5                                 Morphology

QL801-950.9                                 Anatomy

QL951-991                                    Embryology

Subclass QP
QP1-(981)                              Physiology
QP1-345                                       General, Including influence of the environment
QP351-495                                   Neurophysiology and neuropsychology
QP501-801                                   Animal biochemistry
QP(901)-(981)                              Experimental pharmacology


Subclass QR

QR1-502                                 Microbiology

QR1-74.5                                     General

QR75-99.5                                    Bacteria

QR99.6-99.8                                 Cyanobacteria

QR100-130                                   Microbial ecology

QR171                                          Microorganisms in the animal body

QR180-189.5                                Immunology

QR355-502                                   Virology