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This guide will help you find information about geography and how it relates to other fields of study, such as environmental issues, climatology, agriculture, and cultures around the world.

Frequently Asked Questions about Checking Out Books

MCC students and University Center students:

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End of semester: Why is my book due back in less than 2 weeks towards the end of the semester?

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Book Search

How to Search the Catalog for Geography Books

Here's a quick tip for searching for books discussing geography issues in the McLennan catalog:

  1. Select "Subject - Alphabetical" from the drop-down menu below the search box for the online catalog. For your search terms use Geography

  2. The resulting list will provide you with many subject headings that have to do with the geography. 

  3. Select a subject that appeals to you and browse through the books.  10 results are listed per page.  Click on the "next" button found on the bottom right side.

  4. If it is an e-book, you can read it on your screen by clicking through. If it is in the circulating or reference collection, you will need to come to the library to get that book.

Call Numbers

Want to just browse the library shelves for books about geography? Below is an alphabetical list of subject headings for this topic. All you need to do is go to the shelves designated by the letter(s)

G 1 - 900 General Geography & GIS

G 1019-1776 General & Thematic Atlases

GA 101-1776 Cartography

GB Physical Geography

GE Environment

GF 1-199 Human Ecology/Environment