The QUB Library provides access to a large number of e-books. You can access e-books via the Library Catalogue by entering a keyword, title or author. Search results can then be restricted to e-books using the Refine by panel on the left hand side and under Format selecting 'E-Book'.
The title below is an example of an e-book.
Please click here for advice on accessing and troubleshooting e-books
The majority of the Library's biological sciences book collections can be found on floor three of the McClay Library. Here, you will find books arranged by shelfmark. The shelfmark can be found on the spine of each book within the Library. The shelfmark indicates the exact location on shelves of a particular book as well as the subject of the book.
QH1-(199.5) General Natural History
QH301-705.5 Biology (General)
QK1-474.5 General Botany
QK474.8-495 Spermatophyta. Phanerogams
QK640-(707) Plant anatomy
QK710-899 Plant physiology
QK900-989 Plant ecology
QL1-355 General Zoology
QL605-739.8 Chordates. Vertebrates
QL640-669.3 Reptiles and amphibians
QL750-795 Animal behavior
QL791-795 Stories and anecdotes
QM1-511 General Human anatomy
QM531-549 Regional anatomy
QM550-577.8 Human and comparative histology
QM601-695 Human embryology
QP1-345 General Physiology
QP351-495 Neurophysiology and neuropsychology
QP501-801 Animal biochemistry
QP(901)-(981) Experimental pharmacology
QR1-74.5 General Microbiology
QR100-130 Microbial ecology
QR171 Microorganisms in the animal body
Your reading lists or module handbook will often include a specific book title for recommended reading. You may also wish to search for books on a particular topic.
To check whether the books you require are held within the library use the Library Catalogue - the tutorial below will show you how to run a search to find both print and e-book titles.
If you would like to recommend a book for the QUB Library collection, please use our book purchase suggestion form.
The majority of the Library's biological sciences book collections can be found on floor three of the McClay Library. Here, you will find books arranged by shelfmark. The shelfmark indicates the exact location on shelves of a particular book and also the subject of the book.
Reading list books
The library makes every effort to hold the key texts that are on reading lists for your modules.