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Environmental Science: Finding Books

These guides provide an introduction to key resources available for Environmental Science. The Library has a wide range of both electronic and print materials including books, databases and journals.

Finding books


Books and Textbooks provide broad overviews of a topic and are a great place to start if you are new to a topic.
The best way to find books is by using the Library catalogue. Watch the video below for a demonstration of how to use the Library Catalogue effectively. 

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  • Sign in to see all results
  • Keep it simple! Search using a few keywords, don't put in a whole sentence e.g. climate change australia
  • Refine your results using the options on the left e.g. to find eBooks, filter by 'Books', 'Book Chapters' and 'Available online'

How to read a catalogue record

eBook Databases


Most eBook databases include the option of searching for keywords or phrases within the book content. This will help you locate more specific information quickly from relevant books.