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Environmental Sciences *: Collections

This guide is intended for the science side of Environmental Studies. Policy and other social sciences are not part of this focus.

Collections overview

The primary Environmental Sciences collections are located in the Science & Engineering Library. Search for books in the Homer online catalog.

New books are shelved separately in the Science & Engineering Library on the first floor to the right of the stairwell.  These books may be checked out.

Journals can be searched in the Homer online catalog, especially for print journals. 

Search for electronic journals by title from the Journals tab on the USC Libraries page.

Science & Engineering Library

Related Collections

Additional materials on Environmental Sciences, including History of Environmental Sciences are located in the Edward L. Doheny Jr. Memorial Library.

Natural History materials, including most of the former Hancock Library of Biology & Oceanography collection books are available in the Grand Avenue Library.

Philosophical materials relating to Environmental Sciences materials are housed in the Hoose Library of Philosophy.

Materials focusing on policy relating to Environmental Sciences are housed in the VKC Library.

Older and less frequently used materials, including paper journals for which USC provides electronic access, as well as USC theses and dissertations, are located in the Grand Avenue Library.  These items can be requested in the Homer online catalog by clicking on the call number for the item.

Print journals indicated in the Homer online catalog as being in the Hancock Library of Biology & Oceanography can be paged by contacting Ben or by requesting through Interlibrary Loan.

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