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Geography: Find Books

Guide for Library Research in Geography

PSU Library Catalog

Using Subject Headings

Subject headings are the terms libraries use to organize books and journals. You can use them:

  • as search terms in the databases and catalog
  • to browse the shelves for additional sources

Here are some examples: 

Cartography

Climatology

Coastal ecosystems

Demography-- China-- Atlases

Ecology -- Economic aspects

Ecology --Mathematical models

Environmental monitoring

Environmental monitoring -- Nepal

Forest ecology

Forest restoration

Geomorphology

Herbicides -- Environmental aspects 

Human ecology

Hydrology

Introduced organisms -- Oregon

Limnology

Marine algae -- Polar regions

Stream ecology

Urban ecology

Watershed

Wetland conservation