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Biology Research Guide

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias & Manuals

Call Numbers for Microbiology Books

Our Library uses the Library of Congress Classification System to assign call numbers. In this system, the first two or three lines of a call number identify the subject of a book or other item. The main call number used for Microbiology is QR.

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

Taxonomy

Internet Subject Directories / Gateways / Portals

See also the Internet guides listed under General Biology (see link below), many of which includes sections on microbiology.