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*Environmental Studies

A guide for starting your research in Environmental Studies.

Brandeis Library OneSearch

OneSearch searches our library's physical collections as well as many of our online collections.

  • Library Catalog: Your first stop to connect to items that the Library owns or has immediate access to.
  • Brandeis and More: Your second stop if you want to broaden your search beyond Brandeis. Request materials from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan.
  • Course Reserves: Search for books and films that have been set aside for your courses.
  • Archives and Special Collections: Search for rare and unique materials (both physical and digital) held by Brandeis Library.
  • Brandeis ScholarWorks: Search for research and creative work created by Brandeis faculty, students, and staff.

Find Books on a Topic

  1. Go to OneSearch.
  2. Start with a keyword search if you're not looking for a specific item. A keyword search will look for your search terms in the title, author, description, and subject fields.
  3. Use the sidebar menu on the search results page to limit your results to books and e-books.
    Resource Type: Books & EBooks.
  4. If you want to limit your results to just e-books, click Available Online in the sidebar menu. Click Physical Items at Brandeis in the sidebar menu to limit your results to print books.

Browsing the Shelves

The majority of materials in Brandeis Library are arranged by Library of Congress call numbers. Items related to environmental studies are located in different areas in the library.

Goldfarb Library 3rd floor

GE1-350 – Environmental sciences
GF1-900 – Human ecology

Goldfarb Library 2nd floor

QH – Biology
QK – Botany
QL – Zoology
QP1-345 – Physiology - General - Including influence of the environment
RA565-600 – Public health - Environmental health
S – Agriculture
TA170-171 – Environmental engineering
TD1-1066 – Environmental technology
TH6014-6081 – Building construction - Environmental engineering of buildings

Goldfarb Library 1st floor

K3581-3598 – Law in general - Environmental law
KB3127-3135 – Religious law in general - Environmental law

Note: Oversize materials (+ in front of the call number) are shelved separately from the regular sized materials.

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