Books are the best library resources for comprehensive information. Most books are allowed to leave the library, with the student ID as library card.
Search the Library Catalog for specific titles or topics using the Library Catalog scope.
Library Reference Collection
Reference books are condensed, authoritative books such as encyclopedias. Many reference books contain primary sources and original documents.
Shelved adjacent to the Reference section, this is a select group of books on Nevada topics. Disaster-related items cover issues such as floods and earthquakes in Nevada, along with Nevada geology and natural history.
Very large and very good collection, shelved mainly on the second floor of the Main Library. Ask the Reference Librarians for assistance. These books are allowed to leave the library.
Online Books in the Book and Video Catalog
To limit your search to online books, select ‘Advanced search.’ Select ‘Online Library’ on the Location line. The title will include this phrase in brackets: [electronic resource].
In the Library Catalog, search the keywords listed below to find resources about the sample topics. You can limit your results to books after the initial search.
Most common earth science Call Number areas
Searching by subject headings is a powerful tool to search for specific topics. Use either the “Subject keyword using AND” or “Subject Browse” option in the Search within menu.
Subject Headings about Nevada Geology