Environmental Sciences: Find books

Catalogue search tips

Use the Library Catalogue to find relevant books and videos in the collection.

  • Find books on a particular topic by doing a keyword search, for example: climate change.
    Narrow your search by selecting Format: book / ebook.
  • If you know the exact title of a book, enter it into the search box and select the Title option.
    For example: Sustainable energy management

            Find more search help here.

What is a scholarly book?

Look for the clues:

[(Jan Kromer “Magnifying glass”, CC Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.en), Image Source: flickr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jankroemer/285835148/)]  Clue 1: Specialised publisher in the field: For example, a university press.

  Clue 2: Reputable author/creator: Look for the authors' qualifications.

                                    Clue 3: Includes cited references and a bibliography.

For more help watch the short Library video: Scholarly sources explained (2 mins 45 secs).