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A guide to Biology resources in UVic Libraries

Call Numbers/Subject Headings in Biology - Print Books

The Library Call Numbers for Biology are listed below.
Check a Floor Map to locate the Biology Print Collections in the McPherson Library.
Click on a link below to see books in the UVic Libraries assigned to that call number range.

QH Natural History

QK Botany

QL Zoology

S Agriculture

SB Plant Culture

SD Forestry

SH Aquaculture. Fisherie

Select a Subject Heading to browse Biology books in the McPherson Library:

Plant Anatomy

Plant Physiology

Plant Ecology


Animal Ecology

Animal Behavior


Economic Biology


Cell Biology [Cytology]

Library of Congress Classification Outline

Print resources in the McPherson Library are organized on shelves according to the Library Of Congress Classification Outline. Each print resource is assigned a unique "call number" base on the LC classification scheme.

Watch the 2 minute video Locate Your Book, Reading Call Numbers to learn more. See also Library of Congress Classification on Wikipedia to see the classes and subclasses.

These are the Call Number's where most print resources on science topics are located in the library:


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