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Biological Science: Books

Research guide for biology

Call Numbers

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A call number is an identification number (consisting of characters and numbers), used to identify and locate materials within a library. Library of Congress Classification - Sciences

Call numbers for Biology area can start with:

  • QH (Natural History)
  • QK (Botany)
  • QL (Zoology)
  • QM (Human Anatomy)
  • QP (Physiology)
  • QR (Microbiology)

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Interlibrary Loan | Reciprocal Borrowing

Interlibrary Loan

Current Cal State Fullerton students, faculty, and staff may borrow books, journal articles, and other library materials from partner lending libraries if the Pollak Library does not own a copy of a requested item.  All Interlibrary Loan (ILL) requests are processed electronically through our ILLiad service.

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Reciprocal Borrowing 

All CSU libraries have reciprocity with one another, though local lending rules will apply. Please obtain an authorization letter from the Circulation Desk (1st Floor, Library North) before visiting any of the listed libraries.

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Background Resources

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