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Sustainability: Books

Browsing for Books

Browse the shelves or the Library Catalog at these call numbers.  This is also a great way to survey what is available or gather ideas.

  • GF23-GF50
    Human ecology
  • E160; GV191; HD205-257
    Land & recreation
  • QH75-76; TD170
    Wilderness & preservation
  • S21; S401-494
    Agriculture, Alternatives & sustainable
  • TD173; TD180; RA565
    Environmental pollution & hazards
  • GF75; TD1030
    Consumption & waste control
  • GE140; HC59-79, HT160
    Sustainable development

Reference Materials

Below are key reference books that provide a general overview of a topic or help identify synonyms, related terms, or basic data. These sources often include references and lists of further readings.

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EBSCOhost eBooks is a collection of over 4,700 online books with subject strengths in general reference books and the Northwest.  It also includes books from regional university presses and Choice Outstanding Academic Titles.  These are select titles from this collection:


For e-books, try the E-Book Library (EBL) Collection.  It has over 15,000 e-books as part of the Orbis Cascade Alliance's Demand Driven Acquisitions Project, which is limited to current WU students, staff, and faculty. These are select titles from this collection: