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ENVR 326: Parks: Finding Books

Background Sources

These collections of online Encyclopedias, Handbooks and Dictionaries are great resources for finding out background and contextual information for your topic! 

 

Call Numbers to Browse

Because it's such an interdisciplinary field, books on environmental policy & decision making are scattered throughout the library's collection.

If you'd still like to browse for them, consider looking at the following areas:

  • GC: oceanography and ocean sciences
  • GE: general environmental science materials
  • GF 1-900: Human Ecology
  • HD 75.6: Environmental aspects of economic development
  • JA 75.8:  Environmental "green movement"
  • QH 75-81: Nature conservation, biodiversity
  • TD 1-1066: Environmental Technology

Locations of books

  • New books are located in the Library lobby and are in call number order.
  • Print Reference books are on the first floor across from the Learning Commons area.
  • Book stacks: Consult the library map; look for location posters; or ask any staff member for help!

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Requesting Books through Summit

Summit Borrowing allows you to get books from the other libraries that belong to the same consortium of academic libraries in the Pacific Northwest. Instead of just one library, it's like you've got 39!  Books take 3-5 working days to arrive, at which point they will be held for you at the circulation desk for one week, where you can pick them up with your ID card. You may keep Summit books for 6 weeks; there are no renewals. You can see your Summit requests by clicking the 'My Account' link when logged in to Primo. 

 To request an item, click the "Request Item from SUMMIT' link, then enter any comments or request a specific volume if need be, and then click 'request,' as seen below: