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D. Hiden Ramsey Library, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Environmental Studies: Books

Recent Ebooks in the Physical Sciences

Finding Books

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Searching the Library Catalog by Subject

It's usually best to start with a keyword search, but subject headings applied to relevant books can help to refine your results. Open the item record of a book that interests you.  Scroll down to the clickable subject headings, and run another search to explore similar books.

You can also browse the headings associated with a particular topic as a way of getting started with your research.

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Note: This is good for searching your topics within the full-text of books. Once you find books to read, search them in our catalog or, if we don't hold them, request them.

Print Resources

Browsing by Call number

The following common call numbers are found on our Upper Level:

GB - Physical Geography

GC - Oceanography

GE - Environmental Science (includes Environmental education, policy, environmentalism, the green movement, and environmental management)

K3581-K3598 - Environmental Law

The following common call numbers are found on our Main Level:

QD - Chemistry

QE - Geology

QH - Natural History

QK - Botany

QL- Zoology

S- Agriculture

SD - Forestry

SH - Aquaculture, Fisheries

TD - Environmental Technology

New to Library of Congress call numbers? This video can help.

Book Search

To find books at UNC Asheville, Appalachian State University or Western Carolina University, start with our catalog.  

Choose "Request Item" to have books from ASU or WCU delivered to UNC Asheville via ABC Express.

To find books beyond our library network, try WorldCat.

Materials not held within our network can be requested through Interlibrary Loan.

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