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Environmental Sciences: Find Books

Find Books

Use the QuickSearch box (above) to find books, videos, media, microforms, and other materials located on all Rutgers campuses. 
  • If you are looking for a specific book, it is best to use Advanced Search to search by:
    • ISBN
    • Title AND Author
    • (and limit Resource Type to Books)
  • If you would like to find books about a topic you are interested in, it is best to search by: Subject / Any field
For further information about how to use QiuckSearch, please visit the QuickSearch Help page or Ask-a-Librarian.

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Ask a Librarian - Have a question? Ask by chat, e-mail, phone, or in person, or see our FAQ's. Make an appointment with a subject librarian for a research consultation.

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How do I get my book if...

If the book is IN-LIBRARY, you can go to the library to check it out or use Book Delivery/Recall to have it delivered to a convenient Rutgers library location for you.

If the book is CHECKEDOUT or MISSING, use E-Z Borrow to request the book from a library outside of Rutgers.

If there are no copies listed in the catalog, use E-Z Borrow to request a copy. If there are no copies in the E-Z Borrow system (PALCI), use Interlibrary Loan and Article Delivery to request a copy from another library.

If the book is IN-PROCESS or PENDING, use Book Delivery/Recall to initiate priority processing and delivery.

If the book is ON ORDER, use Book Special Request to have the book delivered to you once it has been received.

This information was taken from the English 201 Research in the Disciplines libguide by Jill Nathanson.

Recent Acquisitions

                       Carbon Footprint Analysis

 

Carbon Footprint Analysis: Concepts, Methods, Implementation, and Case Studies

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Global Environment: Water, Air, and Geochemical Cycles

Reference Materials

Reference books such as encyclopedias are a great place to do some preliminary research.  You can get a good overview about your topic, perhaps narrow down your topic if it was too broad before, and most importantly, identify seach terms to use when you begin your search for books and/or articles.

While the Rutgers University Libraries have many print reference books available, if you are currently off-campus, you may find it more convenient to use our online ones:

Interested in browsing the shelves?

If you are interested in browsing the shelves of the library for books, keep in mind the Library of Congress classification system:


Section of the library   Topic
Q Science
QC 801-809 Geophysics. Cosmic physics
QC 811-849 Geomagnetism
QC 851-999 Meteorology. Climatology (including the earth's atmosphere)
QE Geology
QH Natural history
QH 540-549.5 Ecology
QR 100-130 Microbial ecology
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