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Biology & Biochemistry Resources

Welcome to the Biology and Biochemistry Research Guide! Within this guide, you will find information and links to Biology and Biochemistry-related resources that you may find useful for your classwork and research.

Search for Books

book with a download buttonSearch our library catalog to find both print books and eBooks in our collections. You can also search for course reserves, theses and dissertations, newspapers, and streaming media!

Browse the Print Collection

five books on a shelfPrint books at UH Libraries are organized by subject areas and arranged using designated call numbers for those subject areas. Books related to biology are mostly contained within call number sections that begin with Q


Click on a subject area to learn about how our print books are organized in more detail.

QH Natural History & Biology

QH 1 - 278.5: Natural history

  • QH 1 - 199.5:General Natural History, including nature conservation and geographical distribution
  • QH 201 - 278.5: Microscopy

QH 301 - 705.5: General Biology

  • QH 359 - 425: Evolution
  • QH 426 - 470: Genetics
  • QH 471 - 489: Reproduction
  • QH 501 - 531: Life
  • QH 540 - 549.5: Ecology
  • QH 573 - 671: Cytology
  • QH 705 - 705.5: Economic Biology

QK Botany

QK 1 - 474.5: General botany, including geographical distribution

QK 474.8 - 495: Spermatophyta, Phanerogams

  • QK 494 - 494.5: Gymnosperms
  • QK 495: Angiosperms

QK 504 - 638: Cryptogams

QK 640 - 707: Plant anatomy

QK 710 - 899: Plant physiology

QK 900 - 989: Plant ecology

QL Zoology

QL 1 - 355: General zoology, including geographic distribution

QL 360 - 599.82: Invertebrates

  • QL 461 - 599.82: Insects

QL 605 - 739.8: Chordates, Vertebrates

  • QL 614 - 639.8: Fishes
  • QL 640 - 669.3: Reptiles and amphibians
  • QL 671 - 699: Birds
  • QL 700 - 739.8: Mammals

QL 750 - 795: Animal behavior

  • QL 791 - 795: Stories and anecdotes

QL 799 - 799.5: Morphology

QL 801 - 950.9: Anatomy

QL 951 - 991: Embryology

QM Human anatomy

QM 1 - 511: General human anatomy

QM 531 - 549: Regional anatomy

QM 550 - 577.8: Human and comparative histology

QM 601 - 695: Human embryology

QP Physiology

QP 1 - 345: General physiology, including influence of the environment

QP 351 - 495: Neurophysiology and neuropsychology

QP 501 - 801: Animal biochemistry

QP 901 - 981: Experimental pharmacology

QR Microbiology

QR 1 - 74.5: General microbiology

QR 75 - 99.5: Bacteria

QR 99.6 - 99.8: Cyanobacteria

QR 100 - 130: Microbial ecology

QR 171: Microorganisms in the animal body

QR 180 - 189.5: Immunology

QR 355 - 502: Virology

QD Chemistry

QD 1 - 65: General chemistry, including alchemy

QD 71 - 142: Analytical chemistry

QD 146 - 197: Inorganic chemistry

QD 241 - 441: Organic chemistry

  • QD 415 - 436: Biochemistry

QD 450 - 801: Physical and theoretical chemistry

  • QD 625 - 655: Radiation chemistry
  • QD 701 - 731: Photochemistry

QD 901 - 999: Crystallography

Use the call numbers guide to determine where print books are located.

 

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