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Welcome General Arts and Science Students!

This guide is just for you - click through to find all library resources relating to Science.

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Where to find Science resources

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Our circulating books and videos are found on the 3rd floor. 

Most Science related materials can be found in the Q (Science) call number range, although additional resources can be found some other areas.

QA Mathematics 
QA 75.5-76.95 Computer science
QA 101-141.8 Elementary mathematics, arithmetic
QA 150-272 Algebra
QA 276-280 Mathematical statistics
QA 300-316 Calculus
QA 440-699 Geometry

QC Physics
QC 21-23 General texts
QC120-168.85 Mechanics
QC 501-766 Electricity and magnetism
QC 851-999 Meteorology, climatology

QD Chemistry
QD 71-142 Analytic chemistry
QD 146-197 Inorganic chemistry
QD 241-441 Organic chemistry

QH Biology
QH 301-705 Biology
QH 540-549 Ecology

QK Botany
QK 640-673 Plant anatomy
QK 710-899 Plant physiology
QK 900-989 Plant ecology

QL Zoology
QL 750-795 Animal behaviour and physiology
QL 801-950.9 Anatomy


Use the subject headings listed below to search the library catalogue ( for books, e-books, and videos. Library staff are available to help with your search. 


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Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
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