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Science Research: Classification

Library Classification System - Life Science

The HKUST Library uses the US Library of Congress Classification Scheme for shelving arrangements. The main Life Science literature can be located in class Q (Science) under the subdivisions listed below. Life Science related materials can also be found in class GC (Oceanography), R (Medicine), S (Agriculture), and TP248.13-248.65 (Biotechnology).

QH Biology (General)
QK Botany
QL Zoology
QM Anatomy
QP Physiology
QR Microbiology

The following are the physical locations of various types of materials:

Books, call numbers  PL2462 - Z LG3
Reference Books G/F
Periodicals LG1
Media Resources and Microforms LG1
HKUST Dissertations and Theses 1/F

Library Classification System - Chemistry

HKUST Library uses the US Library of Congress Classification System to classify materials. The main Chemistry literature can be found in the class QD (Chemistry). However, it is important to remember that Chemistry related materials can also be found in other classes such as class Q (Science General), class QC (Physics), class T (Technology-General) and class TP (Chemical Technology). The following are subdivisions of the class QD and the locations of various types of materials.

Chemistry (General)      QD1-65
Analytical Chemistry      QD71-142
Inorganic Chemistry      QD146-197
Organic Chemistry      QD241-441
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry      QD450-801
Crystallography      QD901-999

Books, call numbers M - Z       LG3
Reference Books       G/F
Current Periodicals       LG1
Bound Periodicals       LG4
Media Resources and Microforms       LG1
HKUST Dissertations and Theses       1/F

Science Librarian

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Jacky Leung
Contact:
Office: Room G342, Library G/F
(852) 2358-6767
Subjects:Science

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