Find Science Books in the Library
Libraries typically organize books by call numbers. They use either the Library of Congress system or the Dewey Decimal system. Here at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, we primarily use the Library of Congress system. An exception to this is found in the K-12 nonfiction section in the EMC; these books are arranged by Dewey numbers.
Where are the books about science typically located?
Library of Congress system:
- Q - all (General)
- QB-QR (Science: Astro, Bio, Chem, Geol, Phys etc.)
- R-RZ (Medicine; Health)
- S-SK (Aqriculture; Animal Culture)
- T-TP (Technology)