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If you can't find information that you're looking for in the UR catalog, try searching WorldCat, which lists books from other libraries.  You may request these books through Interlibrary Loan.

Finding books in environmental studies

You may also use the library's online catalog to locate books and other materials in biology owned by Boatwright Library.  
Search by author, title, Library of Congress subject heading, or combine terms using keyword searching.

Books are located on either the B1 or B2 levels of Boatwright Library.

You may want to browse the library shelves for research ideas or general interest topics.  Since environmental studies is an intensely interdisciplinary area, books related to environmental studies can be found throughout many diverse call number ranges; however, some of the primary locations are listed below:

G1-9980  -  Geography (General).  
      G150s  -  Ecotourism
      G587-890  -  Polar regions
      G1000.3-3122  -  Atlases
      G3190-9980  -  Maps
   GB3-5030  -  Physical geography
      GB111-398.7  -  By region or country
      GB400-649  -  Geomorphology
      GB651-2998  -  Hydrology.  Water
      GB5000-5030  -  Natural disasters
   GC1-1581  -  Oceanography
   GF1-900  -  Human ecology.  Anthropogeography
      GF53-67  -  Man's relationship to specific environments
      GF500-900  -  By region or country
   GN1-890  -  Anthropology


HD28-9999  -  Economic history and conditions
    HD101-1395  -  Land use, including public lands

 QC851-999  -  Meteorology.  Climatology including the earth's atmosphere
      QC981  -  Global warming
   QH 541s  -  Ecology
      QH541.15  -  Biodiversity
   QH 545s  -  Influence of special factors in the environment
      (E.g. acid rain, pesticides, power plants, pollution, logging, erosion, mining, etc.)
 QL81-84  -  Wildlife conservation.  Endangered species.  Wildlife rescue

      TD1-949  -  Environmental technology
      TD169-171.5  -  Environmental protection
      TD172-196  -  Environmental pollution
      TD201-500  -  Water supply, including quality and pollution, treatment, distribution

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