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Geology

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Welcome! This guide will get you started with library-based research in Geology.

To search for books or articles use Library Search on the library website.

The Claremont Colleges Library use the Library of Congress Classification System to organize physical books in the library. Our science section can be found on the first (1st) floor of the Honnold side of the building. Below, you will find a list of subjects and the call number grouping in which they may be found. 

LC Subclasses for Geology Subjects:

  • Geology: call numbers beginning with QE1-996.5
  • General geology Including geographical divisions: call numbers beginning with QE1-350.62
  • Mineralogy: call numbers beginning with QE351-399.2
  • Petrology: call numbers beginning with QE420-499
  • Dynamic and structural geology: call numbers beginning with QE500-639.5
  • Volcanoes and earthquakes: call numbers beginning with QE521-545
  • Structural geology: call numbers beginning with QE601-613.5
  • Stratigraphy: call numbers beginning with QE640-699
  • Paleontology: call numbers beginning with QE701-760
  • Paleozoology: call numbers beginning with QE760.8-899.2
  • Paleobotany: call numbers beginning with QE901-996.5

See the Library of Congress Classification Outline for more information http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/lcco/lcco.html

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