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GEOG 414: Research & Writing: Find Books

For students in Dr. Skeeter's course.

Geography/Geosciences/GIS Books

The fields of Geography/Geosciences/GIS truly span the map (no pun intended!) - and so there is no way I could ever logically list out all of the books we have here in the building that would be of interest to you.  Searching our library holdings via the search box below is the best way for you to see what we have, and the wealth of information available to you on *every* topic you need or are interested in!

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Keywords:    "global warming"            hail         "Great Plains"

1.  Type in the keyword phrase "global warming"  in the search box at the bottom of the screen and what do you get?  

                     199,741 things to look at.  Too many results!  Time to get more specific!  


2.  Add in the keywords hail and "Great Plains".  Now what do you get?  

                       Aaaah - zero results!  Our search was too specific!  


3.  So back it up a bit and do a search just on the keywords "global warming" and hail - let's ignore "Great Plains" for now....  

Now you get some nice search results!



Try that same search again, but this time with the keywords "global warming" and "Great Plains" - see how you get some results that are similar, some that are different?  Look through both sets of results - they are all useful sources!  

Don't forget that to keep yourself straight & on track, use the limiters on the left side of the screen to narrow your search results to *only* books, and not to books and journal articles and DVDs and everything else under the sun!  


Use this box to search for articles, books, ebooks, CDs, DVDs, and more!

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