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Biology and Chemistry: Home

Getting Started

You have several ways to find information. Use the:

Catalog to search for print and non-print collections.

Discovery Search to search for resources available through the online databases.

A-Z List of Titles to search for specific titles of e-journals.

Individual Database if you want to use a specific database. Simply click on the database name and search.

Help is Here!

Most databases use a help feature that explains how to conduct simple and advanced searches. If you search a database and do not find the results you want, use Ask Our Librarians for assistance. Library staff are happy to help you find what you need! 

Keywords to Help You Get Started


Welcome to the Library's Biology and Chemistry Subject Guide!

This guide provides an overview of the Library's recommended materials related to biology and chemistry, including databases, books, journals, reference materials and other resources, print or digital, that are accessible through different websites and platforms.

To view the Arabic guide, click here

Biology and Chemistry Print Books in the Library

The Library's science print book collection follows the call number suggested by the Q section of the Library of Congress Classification (LCC) scheme. Below is the location of science books in the main collection.

Q:  Science

QB: Astronomy

QC: Physics


QE: Geology

QH: Natural History and General Biology

QK: Botany

QL: Zoology

QM: Human Anatomy

QP: Physiology

QR: Microbiology