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In most cases, there is an index at the back of the book where you can look up your topic (e.g. the organism's name). For example, if I were to use the Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms, I would use the index in volume 2 to look up Balanus. The index tells me to flip to page 228 for the information.

Balanus sp.

Remember! Reference books are a good place to begin your search!