Geospatial Science: Find books

Books of interest

Books can be useful for finding overviews of a topic.  Use the Library catalogue to find relevant books, including:

Finding books from a reference

Confused by your reference list? Do you want to know how to find references? Watch the Understanding and Finding your References video for a quick and easy explanation.

Catalogue search tips

Use the Library catalogue to search for relevant books and videos in the collection.

  • Searching for a topic? Type relevant keywords related to your topic into  the search box, for example geographic systems 
  • Too many results? Try adding another keyword to your search, or refining your results using the left menu

What is a scholarly book?

Look for the clues:

 [(Jan Kromer “Magnifying glass”, CC Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 (, Image Source: flickr (] Clue 1: Specialised publisher: 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).