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Allied Health Sciences

General guide to assist Allied Health Sciences students and faculty at RSU.

Explore RSU Libraries

The Explore RSU Libraries box on the library's website searches the entire library collection including books and ebooks. 

Browse the Shelves

Most books and other items in the library are organized by the Library of Congress Call Number system. In that system, the basic sciences (biology, chemistry, physics, etc.) are under Q and medicine is under R.

Book related directly to Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Athletic Training are in the RMs, while the rest of the Rs are other aspects of medicine. Anatomy and Physiology are considered part of basic science, and are in the QMs and QPs, respectively. Some of immunology and infectious disease resources are in QR (microbiology) You'll find medical materials in the Main Circulating Stacks (3rd floor).

Here are the subjects associated with specific call numbers, in case you'd like to browse. However, if you are looking for something specific, searching the library catalog is usually quicker.

  • QM Human anatomy
  • QP Physiology
  • QR Microbiology
  • R Medicine (General)
  • RA Public aspects of medicine
  • RB Pathology
  • RC Internal medicine
  • RD Surgery
  • RE Ophthalmology
  • RF Otorhinolaryngology
  • RG Gynecology and obstetrics
  • RJ Pediatrics
  • RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology

Subclass RM

RM695-893 Physical medicine. Physical therapy

        Including massage, exercise, occupational therapy, hydrotherapy, phototherapy, radiotherapy, thermotherapy, electrotherapy

RM930-931 Rehabilitation therapy

RM950 Rehabilitation technology