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Delbarton School has access to the School Collection, a growing database of e-books selected specifically for academic libraries.

Note: For remote access instructions (from home) to this database, please log in to Delbarton’s WaveNet and click on the library link in the left column.


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Call Number Areas

000 Computers, Information & General Reference

100 Philosophy & Psychology

200 Religion

300 Social Sciences

400 Language

500 Science

600 Technology

700 Arts & Recreation

800 Literature

900 Geography & History



    Books at the Delbarton Library

    How are books organized?

    Books are organized by subject using the Dewey Decimal System.  Books with similar subjects are often near each other on the shelves. The call number is a book's "address."

     Where are the books located?

    Reference Books:  Quiet Study and bookcases under window and diplay cases in Main Room (library use only)

    Circulated Books:  Main stacks (available for checkout)

    Call Number Areas for Biology:

              570 Life Sciences
              571 Physiology
              572 Biochemistry
              573 Physiological systems of animals
              574 Not assigned or no longer used
              575 Physiological systems of plants

              576 Genetics and evolution
              577 Ecology
              578 Natural history of organisms
              579 Microorganisms


      Encyclopedias, Dictionaries & Reference Guides

      Encyclopedia of Life - Open access global effort to document all 1.8 million named species of animals, plants, and other forms of life. Initiated by Edward O. Wilson, biologist, professor emeritus, Harvard.

      Scitable - Scitable currently concentrates on genetics and cell biology, which include the topics of evolution, gene expression, and the rich complexity of cellular processes shared by living organisms.

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      Encyclopaedia Britannica - Dale H. Hoiberg (Editor); Theodore N. Pappas (Editor)
      ISBN: 9780852299616
      Publication Date: 2003-03-01
      Note: For remote access instructions (from home) to this database, please log in to Delbarton’s WaveNet and click on the library link in the left column.

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      Encyclopedia of the Biological Sciences - Peter Gray
      Call Number: R 570.3 G78
      ISBN: 0898743265
      Publication Date: 1981-05-01

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      The Epic History of Biology - Anthony Serafini
      Call Number: 574 S48
      ISBN: 0306445115
      Publication Date: 1993-08-21

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      The Penguin Dictionary of Biology - Michael Abercrombie; C. J. Hickman; M. L. Johnson
      Call Number: R 574.03 A14
      ISBN: 0140510036
      Publication Date: 1951-05-30


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