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Iona University Libraries Research Guide on Biology


Welcome to the research guide for Biology! 

This guide will support your research in Biology and related fields of study.

View the department's website and find information about course offerings, program faculty, curriculum requirements, etc.

The library's online catalog searches for items available in Iona University Libraries and member libraries worldwide.

If you find an item in our catalog that is unavailable at Iona, you may request to borrow it from another library through Interlibrary Loan




The 500's are found in Ryan Library, 3rd Floor, West Wing. Call numbers beginning with "R" are reference books on the first floor, and call numbers beginning with "Q" are oversized books that are on the Third Floor, West Wing

 Collection Locations in Ryan Library

Books on Biology are found in Dewey Decimal Number sections: 

570 Life sciences; Biology
571 Physiology & related subjects
572 Biochemistry
573 Specific physiological systems in animals
574 [Unassigned]
575 Specific parts of & systems in plants
576 Genetics & evolution
577 Ecology
578 Natural history of organisms
579 Microorganisms, fungi & algae

580 Plants (Botany)
581 Specific topics in natural history
582 Plants noted for characteristics & flowers
583 Dicotyledons
584 Monocotyledons
585 Gymnosperms; conifers
586 Seedless plants
587 Vascular seedless plants
588 Bryophytes
589 [Unassigned] 

590 Animals (Zoology)
591 Specific topics in natural history
592 Invertebrates
593 Marine & seashore invertebrates
594 Mollusks & molluscoids
595 Arthropods
596 Chordates
597 Cold-blooded vertebrates; fishes
598 Birds
599 Mammals

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