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Plant Sciences: Books

Subjects: Biology, Plant Sciences

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Plant Sciences Shelfmarks

Find books on plant sciences in the Radcliffe Science Library at these shelf marks:

QH Natural history, biology

QH301-QH705  Biology general

QH359-QH425 Evolution

QH426-QH470 Genetics

QH471-QH489 Reproduction

QH540-QH549.5 Ecology

QK Botany

QK41-QK45.2 Botany general

QK91-QK97 Classification, systematics and taxonomy

QK494 Systematic divisions - Gymnosperms

QK495 Systematic divisions - Angiosperms

QK504 Cryptogams

QK640 Plant anatomy

QK710 Plant physiology

QK900 Plant ecology

S Agriculture

SB Plant culture

SD Forestry

Electronic Legal Deposit

You may find items on SOLO with an 'online access is restricted' notice. The Bodleian receives a copy of every item published in the UK and the Republic of Ireland through "legal deposit" legislation  Items which are received electronically are subject to restrictions:

  • They may only be used on Bodleian Libraries' workstations (not your own computer)
  • You may not save these items or copy and paste from them
  • Only one person at a time can view each item

Many of these items are also available as regular e-journals or e-books which face far fewer restrictions.  To avoid restricted items look out for the green Online access label.

Find out more about Legal Deposit and finding alternative copies of restricted items.

Finding books for Plant Sciences

Search SOLO to find hardcopy books and ebooks.

You can search by Author, Title or Subject and limit to the Radcliffe Science Library (RSL).

You can also use SOLO to order off-site material, check your library account and renew your books on-line.

Here's a Guide to using SOLO.


The Libraries offer access to a wide variety of ebook packages. Further information about using ebooks can be found on the E-Books Library Guide.

Individual book titles can be searched for via the catalaogue, SOLO.

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