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Browsing the shelves

Monash University Library has a large collection of books, many of which are available as e-books. To search for relevant books held in the collection, use Monash Library Search.

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To request the purchase of a book that is not already held in the collection, please email your library team at

The call numbers below may be useful when browsing the print books in the Library.

Subject Call number
Agriculture 634
Biodiversity 333.9
Botanical sciences 580
Conservation 333.9 / 577.3
Ecology 577.8 / 576.8
Environment 363.7
General Life Sciences 570
Genetics and Evolution 576
Invertebrates 592
Molecular Genetics 572.8 / 574.87 / 576.5
Plant Identification 581.994 / 581.6
Zoological Sciences 590


General reference

Botany (Plant sciences)

Ecology, conservation and environment

Food Science

Genetics and evolution

Marine and freshwater biology

Zoology (Animal biology)