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Find Books in the RSU Library

Image of older bound volumes of Harper's MagazineSearch all books, ebooks, audibooks, and films in the Stratton Taylor Library's collection. 

Remember: when looking for physical books, many topics will be grouped together.  If you find one or two books on immigration, for example, often several other books on the topic of immigration will be in the same general area.

Browse the Shelves in the RSU Library, Third floor

If you visit the library in person, shelf-browsing is an excellent way to find books on your topic. You will find books for medicine and nursing in the R section. Most nursing books are located in the RT section. Below is a basic guide to Library of  Congress Classification call numbers for medicine and nursing.

Class R: Medicine (General)

R864: Medical records

RA: Public aspects of medicine

   RA639-645 Disease transmission and public health

   RA645.3-645.37: Home health care services

   RA645.5-645.9 Emergency medical services

   RA771-771.7: Rural health services

   RA790-790.95: Mental health

   RA960-1000.5: Nursing homes, hospices, medical centers, clinics, hospitals

RB: Pathology

RC: Internal medicine

   RC952-954.6: Geriatrics

RD: Surgery

   RD99-99.35: Surgical nursing

RE: Ophthamology

   RE88: Ophthalmic nursing

RF: Otorhinolaryngology

RG: Gynecology and obstetrics

RJ: Pediatrics

   RJ245-247: Pediatric nursing

RK: Dentistry

RL: Dermatology

RM: Therapeutics. Pharmacology

RS: Pharmacy and materia medica

RT1-120: Nursing

   RT89-120: Specialties in nursing