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Health & Medicine: Books

Call Number Ranges for Health & Medicine

Circulating Books and Reference Books can both be found on the 1st floor of Payson Library.  While Reference Books and Circulating books are not housed in the same location on the 1st floor, they are both organized using Library of Congress call numbers.

In addition to searching for books on medicine in the library catalog, you can also browse the shelves using these Library of Congress call number ranges to guide you. 

QM 1- QM 695      Human anatomy

QP1-981       Physiology

QR1-502     Microbiology

R5-920          Medicine (General)

RA1-1270      Public aspects of medicine

RB1-214        Pathology

RC31-1245    Internal medicine

RD1-811       Surgery

RE1-994       Ophthalmology

RF1-547       Otorhinolaryngology

RG1-991      Gynecology and obstetrics

RJ1-570      Pediatrics

RK1-715      Dentistry

RL1-803      Dermatology

RM1-950     Therapeutics.  Pharmacology

RS1-441      Pharmacy and materia medica

RT1-120      Nursing

RV1-431      Botanic, Thomsonian, and eclectic medicine

RX1-681      Homeopathy

RZ201-999   Other systems of medicine

Explore more of the Library of Congress Classification Outline