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Environmental Studies

A guide for researchers looking for environmental information.

Tips on Finding Books

Books, eBooks, Articles, Videos and More

The library has a wide range of books for research.  There are reference books, books in the main collection, electronic books, and books in the Special Collections & Archives.  To access any of these, use either the Catalog Search or eBook ;Academic Collection tabs above. 

Note that, when using the WC Discovery Search, in your results screen you will see items labeled as EBOOKS.  You read these by clicking the View Now link.  To limit the types of materials you view, or limit by a number of variables, use the links in the left filter column.Accessing an eBook example

If you locate a print book that you need, make note of the collection it is in, the call number and whether the item is available or not. You may place a hold on an item that is checked out by clicking the Request it link.

Requesting a checked out print book example


Browsing Our Print Collection

Where are the Environmental Studies books on our shelves?

Here are some Dewey numbers that may help your search:

         301.3     POLLUTION

         333.7     HUMAN ECOLOGY

                      & PROTECTION

         574.5     ECOLOGY

         577        GLOBAL WARMING

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