Search for Books, Reference Works, & Videos
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.
Search Google Books
Call Number Areas
000 Computers, Information & General Reference
100 Philosophy & Psychology
300 Social Sciences
700 Arts & Recreation
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
573 Physiological systems of animals
574 Not assigned or no longer used
575 Physiological systems of plants
576 Genetics and evolution
578 Natural history of organisms
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.
- See Mr. Manno or Ms. Lorenzo during the school day.
- Call: Phone the library at 973-538-3231 x3370 - Monday-Friday 9am-4pm
- Email: Delbarton Librarian - a Delbarton librarian will respond within one business day.