Use WorldCat Discovery to find books in print and electronic formats. For example:
|Truncation symbol:||*||e.g. climat* will retrieve catalogue records containing the words climate, climatic, climatological, climatology, etc.|
|Phrase searching:||"___"||e.g. "climate change" will retrieve catalogue records containing the phrase climate change|
|Boolean operators:||(), AND, OR, NOT
Boolean operators must be in capital letters
|e.g. climate AND (change OR variability) will retrieve catalogue records containing the words climate AND either change OR variability|
Another way to find ebooks is to search specific ebook packages such as:
For other ebook packages, please consult here.
You can locate a print book by call number by going to WorldCat Discovery and typing a specific call number in the search box. For example, nu: QC854 D86 2008 in the search box will retrieve A Dictionary of weather. Please note that you can be precise or general when listing a call number (e.g. searching just nu: QC854 will retrieve several books in that subject area).
Once you locate a print book of interest, you can browse the shelves either virtually or in person to find other books on similar topics. To browse virtually, first locate a print book of interest by searching by keyword limiting to print books only using WorldCat Discovery. Next, click on "Browse the shelf" where you will see neighboring books available in print and as ebooks. For example, books near to A Dictionary of weather include Encyclopedia of atmospheric sciences and Encyclopedia of world climatology. You can also browse the library's shelves in person by call number:
Dynamics of the ocean
Oceanography. By region
Marine resources. Applied oceanography
Marine pollution. Sea water pollution
Meteorological climatology. Including the earth's atmosphere
Climatology and weather