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Sciences: Subject Headings

This guide is designed to help you find materials available from the Houston Cole Library in the sciences.

Library of Congress Classifications and Subject Headings

The following are the general subject areas in the Library of Congress Subject Headings for Sciences.

Q 1-390 - Science (General)
QA 1-939 - Mathematics
(Also within Mathematics are:
QA 75.5-76.95 Electronic computers. Computer science
QA 76.75-76.765 Computer software)
QB 1-991- Astronomy
QC 1-999 - Physics
QD 1-999 - Chemistry
QE 1-996.5 - Geology
QH 1-278.5.- Natural history -
QH 301-705.5- Biology
QK 1-989 - Botany
QL 1- 991 - Zoology
QM 1-695 - Human anatomy
QP1-981 - Physiology
QR 1-502 - Microbiologyy

Further breakdowns within these classifications may be viewed in the Library of Congress Classification Outline for Class Q.