On the shelf

Encyclopedia of Chemistry (Ref QD4. M33 1997) 4 vols.
Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences (Ref QE5 .E5137 1996) 2 vols.
Biology (Ref QH307.2 .B556 2001) 4 vols.
Endangered Species (QL83 .N35 1999) 3 vols.


If you’re browsing the shelves, books related to Science can be found in call numbers beginning with the following letters:

  • Science (General): Q
  • Mathematics: QA
  • Physics: QC
  • Chemistry: QD
  • Geology: QE
  • Biology: QH
  • Botany: QK
  • Zoology: QL
  • Human Anatomy: QM
  • Physiology: QP
  • Microbiology: QR

Library Catalog
Books at Howard Colman Library.

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Article Databases

American Chemical Society (ACS)
Full-text access to scholarly journals in chemistry and related fields

CINAHL Complete
Best place to start for scholarly journal articles and trade magazines related to all aspects of health and medicine, selected specifically for field of nursing. Mostly full-text.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
Online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals.

Interdisciplinary database of scholarly articles relating to the environment and environmental change.

Database of biomedical and life sciences journal articles.

Public Library of Science (PLOS)
Contains over 140,000 peer reviewed articles that are available via open access.

Largest index of citations for scholarly journal articles in health and medicine. Some full-text.

Internet Resources

United States Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Library Catalog

Cornell University e-print service in the fields of mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statsitics

Provides health information the U.S. National Library of Medicine