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Environment: Subject Headings

This guide is designed to help you find materials available from the Houston Cole Library for research on the environment or in environmental sciences.


To find subject headings, try doing a Subject Search in the Library catalog in the box below by changing the search to Subject Heading and using one of the headings listed on this page. Or type your search term(s) in the Library catalog keyword search, then look at a catalog record from your results to see what subjects are used.

Library Catalog Basic Search


Library of Congress Classifications and Subject Headings

Environmental subjects encompass several subject headings, and may be found on several floors. Below are some selected examples.

Environmental Sciences: 3rd Floor
GE146 Environmental disasters
GE149 Global environmental change
GE195-199 Environmentalism
GE300-350 Environmental management

Economic History and Conditions: 4th floor
HC79 Environmental economics
HM856-861 Social ecology
HV6401-6405 Offenses against the environment
JA75.8 Green Movement

Biology, Geology, Health: 9th floor
QE38 Environmental geology
QH1-199.5 Natural history, including conservation biology
QH540-549.5 Ecology
RA565-600 Environmental health

Law, Technology: 10th Floor
K3581-3598 Environmental law
TA170-171 Environmental engineering
TD169-171 Environmental protection
TD172-193 Environmental pollution

Health and Sciences Librarian

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Paula Barnett-Ellis
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Houston Cole Library
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Jacksonville, AL 36265-1602