Need Background Information?
REFERENCE sources are your best resources for general background information (names, dates, descriptions, definitions...)
TIP: Reference sources are both physical (located on first floor) and electronic!
For a view of our electronic reference collection try CREDO REFERENCE located on the library database page
Need More Background Information?
Try Reference books like encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, etc.
Biology & Health Science Reference materials are located on the First Floor in the Reference Department.
Reference Materials do NOT check out but can be used within the library.
Here are a few examples of some Reference materials that you can find here at Frazar Memorial Library!
Reference books DON'T check out but can be used in-house.
Reference books DON'T check out.
Topic Call Number Browse
Visit these call numbers physically OR virtually via the library catalog
Biology Books: Class Q – Science
o Q - Science
o QH - Biology-General
o QL- Zoology
o QM - Human Anatomy
o QP - Physiology
o QR - Microbiology
Health Science Books: Class R-Medicine
o R – Medicine
o RA - Public Aspects of Medicine
o RB – Pathology
o RC - Internal Medicine
o RD – Surgery
o RE – Ophthalmology
o RF -Otorhinolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat)
o RG - Gynecology and Obstetrics
o RJ – Pediatrics
o RK – Dentistry
o RL – Dermatology
o RM - Therapeutics and Pharmacology
o RS - Pharmacy and Materia Medica
o RT – Nursing
o RV-RZ - Botanic and alternative medicine