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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

Image of an open bookIf you can visit the library in person, shelf-browsing is an excellent way to find books on your topic.  Below is a basic guide to Library of Congress classification for medicine and nursing.

Call Number Classification 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
  • RC1200-1245 Sports medicine
  • RD: Surgery
  • RE: Ophthalmology
  • RF: Otorhinolaryngology
  • RG: Gynecology and obstetrics
  • RJ: Pediatrics
  • RK: Dentistry
  • RL: Dermatology
  • RM: Therapeutics.
  • RS: Pharmacy and materia medica
  • RT1-120: Nursing