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BRN Health Resources: Finding Health Books

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Health Call Numbers

When browsing the library collection, search for books with call numbers beginning with these letters:

R - Medicine

  • R - Medicine (General)
  • RA - Public aspects of medicine
  • RB - Pathology (disease diagnosis)
  • RC - Internal medicine (including sports medicine)
  • RD - Surgery
  • RE - Ophthalmology (eyes)
  • RF - Otorhinolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat)
  • RG - Gynecology and obstetrics
  • RJ - Pediatrics
  • RK - Dentistry
  • RL - Dermatology
  • RM - Therapeutis & Pharmacology
  • RS - Pharmacy
  • RT - Nursing
  • RV - Botanic, Thomsonian, and eclectic medicine
  • RX - Homeopathy
  • RZ - Other systems of medicine

How to Find Materials in the Library

The library uses the Library of Congress System to organize materials.

To find a book, DVD, or CD:

  1. Use Search@UW to find call numbers for known items (See PDF link below)
  2. Write down the item's call number (example: DS559.46 .H35 1986)
  3. Use our handy guide to help you understand call numbers (See PDF link below)
  4. When you are ready to find your item in the library, use the signs at the end of each shelf to find where your call number is located.
  5. If you need help, ask a librarian!

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