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Biology: Background Information

Print Reference Sources

In addition to our online sources we have many print dictionaries and encyclopedias located in our Reference collection. It's a smalll browsable collection. Some potential call number ranges worth exploring include:

  • GE - Environmental Science
  • GF - Human Ecology
  • QC - Physics (includes climate science)
  • QD - Chemistry
  • QE - Geology/Earth Science
  • QH - Natural History, Ecology, Biology
  • QK - Botany/Plant Science
  • QL - Zoology
  • SD - Forestry
  • SH - Aquaculture/Fisheries

Online Reference Sources

If you have a research question that includes plant and/or animal species or other living organisms, make sure you know both the common and scientific (or Latin) names before you begin your research.

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