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Biology: Books and eBooks

This guide provides an overview of UA Libraries' resources and services for biology and related sub-fields.

Biology Ebook Collections

Biology References

Note: Birds of the World (BOW) was formerly called Birds of North America (BNA)

Background Information and Definitions

Searching the UA Catalog for Print Books and eBooks

Use the UA Libraries Catalog to find (print and eBooks) books at The University of Akron.

  1. If our library doesn't have a PRINTED book, click on the "Search OhioLink" button. Search OhioLink button
  2. If there is a copy in OhioLink, have it sent to Akron by clicking the green "Request" button.  Request Item Button
  3. If the book is not at Akron or in OhioLink, try Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

Biology Subjects and Call Number Ranges 

Biochemistry QD415-QD436
General Biology QH301-QH705
Genetics QH426-QH470
Ecology, Animal QH540-QH549
Botany QK1-QK989
Ecology, Plant QK900-QK989
Zoology QL1-QL991
Ornithology QL-671-QL673
Human Anatomy QM1-QM-695
Physiology QP1-QP981
Microbiology QR1-QR500
Immunology QR180-QR189
Virology QR355-QR500
Medicine, General R5-R920
Toxicology RA1190-RA1270
Pathology RB1-RB214
Internal Medicine RC310-RC1245
Pharmacology RM1-RM931
Agriculture, General S1-S954

Additional Online Catalogs

Other eBook Collections (includes selective textbooks)