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A subject research guide for the students and faculty in geography at Oregon State University.

Locating books

Use 1Search from the library's home page to search for books in the Valley Library, OSU branch libraries, and Summit Libraries.

Browsing for books

Most of the Valley Library's geography collection is located on the 6th floor.  However, many related topics - including land use and area studies - will be located in other areas.

Maps and many atlases are located on the 3rd floor.

Bold = geography call numbers; normal font = related subject call numbers:

  • G - General geography and atlases (6th floor & 3rd floor)
    • G70.212 - GIS manuals and training
  • GA - Mathematical geography and cartography (6th floor)
  • GB - Physical geography including geomorphology, hydrology, and natural disasters (6th floor)
  • GE - Environmental Science
  • GF - Human Geography (6th floor)
  • GN - Anthropology (6th floor)
  • HB-HC - Economics (5th floor)
  • HM - Sociology (5th floor)
  • HN - Social history and conditions (5th floor)
  • HT -Communities, classes, races (5th floor)
  • JC319-323 - Political Geography (5th floor)

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