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BIOLOGY RESEARCH GUIDE: Books

Using OneSearch

New books in biology

Coming soon!

Books in other libraries

If you can't find information that you're looking for in the UR catalog, try searching WorldCat, which lists books from other libraries.  You may request these books through Interlibrary Loan.

Using the catalog to find books in biology

You may also use the library's online catalog to locate books and other materials in biology owned by Boatwright Library.  
Search by author, title, Library of Congress subject heading, or combine terms using keyword searching.

You may want to browse the library shelves for research ideas or general interest topics.  Books related to biology can be found in the following call number ranges, located on the B2 level of Boatwright Library:

  • QH
    QH301-705.5  -  General Biology
      QH359-425  -  Evolution
      QH426-470  -  Genetics
      QH540-549.5  -  Ecology
      QH573-671  -  Cytology
  • QK
    QK1-989  -  Botany
      QK640-673  -  Plant anatomy
      QK710-899  -  Plant physiology
      QK900-989  -  Plant ecology
  • QL
    QL1-991  -  Zoology
      QL750-795  -  Animal behavior
      QL799  -  Morphology
      QL801-950.9  -  Anatomy
      QL951-991  -  Embryology
  • QM
    QM1-695  -  Human anatomy
  • QP
    QP1-981  -  Physiology
      QP33  -  Comparative physiology
      QP351-495  -  Neurophysiology and neuropsychology
      QP501-801  -  Animal biochemistry
  • QR
    QR1-502  -  Microbiology
      QR75-99  -  Bacteria
      QR180-189.5  -  Immunology
      QR355-500  -  Virology