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Collection Development Guide: Chemistry and Biochemistry: Library of Congress call number ranges

Chemistry & Biochemistry Call Numbers

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Call number ranges Description

QD1‐65

General Chemistry

QD 71-142

Analytical Chemistry

QD 146-197

Inorganic Chemistry

QD 241-441

Organic Chemistry

QD 415-436

Biochemistry

QD 450-801

Physical & Theoretical

QD901-999

Crystallography

Call number ranges Description

QD1‐65

General Chemistry

QD 1

Periodicals

QD 8-9

Communication of Chemical Information

QD 11-18

History

QD 21-22

Biographies of Chemists

QD 23.3-26.5

Alchemy

QD 40-49

Study and Teaching, Research

QD 51-63

Laboratories

QD 65

Handbooks, Tables, Formulas, etc.

Call number ranges Description

QD 71-142

Analytical Chemistry

QD 81-117

Quantitative Analysis

QD 130-139

Technical Analysis

Call number ranges Description

QD 146-197

Inorganic Chemistry

QD 161-169

Nonmetals

QD 171-172

Metals

QD 181

Special Elements, By Chemical Symbol, A-Z

Call number ranges Description

QD 241-441

Organic Chemistry

QD 258-281

Operations in Organic Chemistry

QD 300-315

Aliphatic Compounds

QD 320-327

Carbohydrates

QD 330-341

Aromatic Compounds

QD 375-377

Antibiotics

QD 380-388

Polymers, Macromolecules

QD 390-395

Condensed Benzene Rings

QD 399-406

Heterocyclic Chemistry and Compounds

QD 410-412.5

Organometallic Chemistry and Compounds

QD 415-436

Biochemistry

QD 416

Terpenes, Camphors, etc. Essential Oils

QD 419

Gums and Resins

QD 421

Alkaloids

QD 426

Steroids

QD 431

Proteins, Peptides, Amino Acids, etc.

QD 433-436

Nucleic Acids

Call number ranges Description

QD 450-801

Physical & Theoretical

QD 462

Quantum Chemistry

QD 463-464

Atomic and Molecular Weights

QD 501-505.5

Conditions and Laws of Chemical Reactions

QD 506

Surface Chemistry

QD 510-536

Thermochemistry

QD 540-549

Theory of Solution

QD 551-562

Electrochemistry, Electrolysis

QD 601-607

Radiochemistry

QD 625-655

Radiation Chemistry

QD 701-731

Photochemistry

Call number ranges Description

QD901-999

 Crystallography

QD 911-922

Geometrical and Mathematical Crystallography

QD 931-947

Physical Properties of Crystals