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Chemistry Research: Library Basics: Books

tips on searching databases, finding journals from citations, and using Interlibrary Loan services

Discover: Find articles, books, and more...

Discover at the Blume Library log

Use Discover to search almost everything.

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What's in the catalog?

The Blume Library's catalog is much more than just a listing of our books.

checkGovernment documents, videos, theses, websites, and electronic books are also included. For any of these items that are available online, a link in the catalog display will take you directly to the source.

Here are some suggestions when subject searching in the catalog for environmental science topics:

  • Sustainability
  • Environment AND ... (such as: Environment and Energy)
  • Environmetal + 
    • Aspects
    • Conditions
    • Impact
    • Policy

If you have trouble deciding how to do your search, contact the Research Librarians ( contact information on the Home tab of this LibGuide, or visit us in the Information Commons!).


If we don't have the book you need, we can borrow it from another library. Read about your options for this service in the boxes below.

Search the Library Catalog

Find books, eBooks, movies, music, government information, and more in the Library Catalog.


Don't forget to ask a librarian for help if you have questions.

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