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Conservation and the Environment (BIOL 215): HOW TO FIND PRINT ITEMS

Information on resources concerning conservation and the environment, including print, films, websites, databases and research.

Tips for Browsing the Shelves and/or Searching the Library Online Catalog

There are two ways to discover print books on the climate and environment.

(1) Search by keyword or Subject Heading in the online catalog.

      In online book catalog, keywords are searched in titles, sometimes table-of-contents, and in official subject headings.

      Once you find a good title look at the detailed record. Use the suggested Subject Headings to find other similar titles.

      Many titles are found side-by-side on the shelves by call number (see below), so browse the shelves!

  (2) Browse by LC call number in the stacks.

       Books are arranged on the shelves using a letter/number system, and these numbers allign with official Subject Headings.

       The LC numbers and associated headings for basic climate are:

Call Number:     Subject Headings:


Meteorology. Climatology

Including the earth's atmosphere


Meteorological optics


Climatology and weather


Weather forecasting




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