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Biology Book Report: Finding a Book

This page will provide information for finding books for your biology book report assignment.

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Circulation Desk: 409-882-3982

Where do I find the books at the LSC-O library?

Biology Books are located in the Q section of the Lamar State College - Orange stacks.  The library stacks are located on the second floor of the Ron E. Lewis Library building.  If you need any assistance finding this section please ask a library staff member to help you.  We are here to help you in anyway we can! The library stacks are organized using the Library of Congress classification system

How do I find a book at the LSC-O Library?

The easiest way to locate a book for your report is using the library's online catalog.  Below are step-by-step instructions on how to find a book using our catalog.

1. Go to

2. Click the library catalog link

3. Type your subject into the search box (for example: mitosis or evolution)

4. Now you can search by title, subject or keyword.  Click the button that is best suited for your individual search.

5.  Next, a detailed list of books about your topic will appear.  You can select a book and learn more about it by selecting the green details button next to the book you are interested in.  

Alternatively, you may also you directly to the stacks and browse the library collection for a book you would be interested in.  Doing a search just helps you find a book that is suitable in a quick and efficient manner.

Library Hours

Fall/Spring Semesters
Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Summer Semesters
Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m 
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Just ASK!