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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Research Guide | Find Books & Media

Research tips and resource suggestions for research in environmental science.

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Amanda Walch
Raugust Library, Reference & Instruction Office
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Great for going deeper

Books, like articles, will report on specific research done by scholars in the field. When you know your topic or research question, check out a few books for information that will support your ideas or answer your questions. Films and documentaries can be a great way to supplement your other research, or to find visual representations of your topic.

Search the Catalog

Find books, ebooks, and media in the UJ Libraries by searching the catalog.

Want more search options? Try Advanced Search.

Browsing Subjects & Call Numbers

If you are interested in browsing for topics in environmental science (either on the shelf or in the catalog), or would like to browse for inspiration, try looking at Dewey Decimal Call Numbers:

  • 330s: Economics
  • 360s: Social problems & social services
  • 550s: Earth sciences & geology
  • 570s: Life sciences; biology
  • 580s: Plants (Botany)

There's no single range of call numbers for environmental science, so depending on what aspect of the field you're researching, you might try several of the call number ranges above.

Locations of books

  • New books are located downstairs by the A/V materials.
  • Reference books are located downstairs to the left of the circulation desk. 
  • Book stacks are located upstairs. 

Streaming Media

These databases contain video resources to support your research or help you learn about new topics.

eBook Collections @ UJ

In addition to searching through the catalog, you can search ebook collections directly:

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