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D. Hiden Ramsey Library, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Health Science: Books

Finding Books

To find books at UNC Asheville, Appalachian State University or Western Carolina University, start with our catalog.  

Choose "Request Item" to have books from ASU or WCU delivered to UNC Asheville via ABC Express.

To find books beyond our library network, try WorldCat.

Materials not held within our network can be requested through Interlibrary Loan.

Searching the Library Catalog by Subject

It's usually best to start with a keyword search, but subject headings applied to relevant books can help to refine your results. Open the item record of a book that interests you.  Scroll down to the clickable subject headings, and run another search to explore similar books.

You can also browse the headings associated with a particular topic as a way of getting started with your research.

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Browsing by Call Number

 Most Health Science books are located in the stacks on our Lower Level:

Q1-Q390  Science General
R1-R920 Medicine General


Relevant areas include:

QH301-QH707.5  Biology General
QM1-QM695  Human Anatomy
QP1-QP981   Physiology
QR1-QR502   Microbiology

RA1-RA1270
  Public Aspects of Medicine
RB1-RB214
  Pathology
RC31-RC1245  Internal Medicine
RD1-RD811  Surgery
RE1-RE994  Opthalmology
RF1-RF547  Otorhinolaryngology
RG1-RG991  Gynecology and Obstetrics
RJ1-RJ570  Pediatrics
RK1-RK715 Dentistry
RL1-RL803  Dermatology
RM1-RM950  Theraputics and Pharmacology
RS1-RS441  Pharmacy and materia medica
RT1-RT120  Nursing
RV1-RV431  Botanic, Thomsonian, and Eclectic Medicine
RX1-RX681  Homeopathy
RZ201-RZ999  Other systems of medicine

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