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Environmental Studies: Finding Books & Print Reference Sources

This is a guide to Fordham Library resources on scholarship and current information on all matters green. It includes reference sources, handbooks, manuals, databases and websites concerned with environmental histories, organizations, and effective activ

Library of Congress Call Numbers

To browse the library's holdings, use the Library of Congress Classification Outline as a starting point.

GE1-350 Environmental sciences
GE70-90 Environmental education
GE170-190 Environmental policy
GE195-199 Environmentalism. Green movement
GE300-350 Environmental management
GF1-900 Human ecology. Anthropogeography
GF51 Environmental influences on humans
GF75 Human influences on the environment
GF100-127 Settlements
GF500-900 By region or country
K3581-3598 Law in general - Environmental law
KB3127-3135 Religious law in general - Environmental law 
KBM3127-3134 Jewish law - Environmental law
KBP3127-3135 Islamic law - Environmental law
QP1-345 Physiology - General - Including influence of the environment
RA565-600 Public health - Environmental health
S589.75-589.76 Agriculture and the environment
TA170-171 Environmental engineering
TD1-1066 Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
TD169-171.8 Environmental protection
TD172-193.5 Environmental pollution
TD194-195 Environmental effects of industries and plants
TD878-894 Special types of environment - Including soil polution, air pollution, noise pollution
TD1020-1066 Hazardous substances and their disposal
TH6014-6081 Building construction - Environmental engineering of buildings. Sanitary engineering of buildings

Reference Books

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Some suggested subject terms for a Library Catalog search include:

environmental ethics
environmental economics
environmental impact
environmental justice
environmental management
environmental policy 
environmental protection
environmental  psychology
environmental sociology
environmental study
environmental sciences
environmentalism
environmentalists
global ecology
global environmental change
human ecology
religion and ecology
sustainable business

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