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Nursing and Medical Resources : Finding Nursing Books and Online Resources

Resources for Nursing and Healthcare students.

Locating Biology and Medical Books in the Gangwish Library Stacks

Guide to finding Biology and Medical books in the Stacks by Dewey Call Number

569 Fossil Mammalia
570 Life sciences
571 Not assigned or no longer used
572 Human races
573 Physical anthropology
574 Biology
575 Evolution & genetics
576 Microbiology
577 General nature of life
578 Microscopy in biology
591 Zoology
596 Vertebrata (Craniata, Vertebrates)
599 Mammalia (Mammals)
600 Technology (Applied sciences)
601 Philosophy & theory
602 Miscellany
603 Dictionaries & encyclopedias
604 Special topics
605 Serial publications
606 Organizations
607 Education, research, related topics
608 Invention & patents
609 Historical, areas, persons treatment
610 Medical sciences Medicine
611 Human anatomy, cytology, histology
612 Human physiology
613 Promotion of health
614 Incidence & prevention of disease
615 Pharmacology & theraputics
616 Diseases
617 Surgery & related medical specialities
618 Gynecology & other medical specialities
619 Experimental medicine 

Medical Encyclopedias

There are 22 Medical Dictionaries in Credoreference. To find them click on "Dictionary" and search for "Medicine". The Biology Dictionaries are located under "Science".


Databases for Kansas Residents


Access is available to these Kansas State Library Databases with the help of a Kansas Library Card. If you are a Kansas resident or if you attend a Kansas College (where the main site is in Kansas) then you can request a Kansas Library Card to use these databases. Please contact if you need to have a Kansas Library Card to use these databases.

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Ottawa University
1001 S. Cedar St.
Ottawa, KS 66067

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