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Climate Change Project: Finding Books

Finding Books at UIUC and Beyond

Use the UIUC Online Catalog to search for books. Try using the Library of Congress Subject Headings, "climatic changes" to get started.

If a book is not available at UIUC . . . 

  • I-Share - Searches for items in more than 80 academic libraries in Illinois, including UIUC.
  • WorldCat - Searches for items in libraries throughout the world.

At home without time to request a book? Click on Advanced Search and limit your search to electronic (e-book) sources! You can also do your subject search first, and then limit the results to e-books.

You can also try Google Books, but you'll only have access to snippets of most of the books in your results list.


Narrow Your Search to Books at Uni Library

Here is how to find books at Uni using the UIUC Online Catalog.

1. First do a search in the UIUC Online Catalog.

2. Once you have your search results, use the sidebar on the right side to limit your search results by LOCATION.

Narrow your search.

3. Write down the call number and search the stacks at Uni for your book!

Climate and Climate Change

  • Books about climate and climate change can generally be found under the call number 551.6.
  • You can search for books in the UIUC catalog by searching for "climatology" or "climatic changes" as a subject heading.
  • The Uni High library has the following books in our reference collection:

Using the University Library