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Geography Resources: Find Books

This guide will get you started using library resources in your research.

Catalog Services

With your network username and password you can:

Have books brought to a library service desk nearest you, including those from the Library Annex. Faculty can have deliveries to campus offices.

 

PASCAL Delivers  With a couple of clicks, search for and request books from other SC academic libraries.

 

My Account

- renew books

- save searches and be alerted to new materials

- activate "Reading History" and have the system keep a record of all the books you check out even after you return them

Quick Search

Try a quick keyword search to find books, articles, films, documents and more!

Catalog Search

Classic Catalog Search
Classic Catalog Search

Advanced Search

Author, Title, and Subject searches can put you into a list which is sometimes helpful.  Only the classic catalog can do complex keyword searches using wildcards and operators like AND and OR.

subject search, like this one on geography, can sometimes lead you to related terms.

If place is an important part of your topic, give a subject search a try. Our catalog will find the place name no matter if it is at the beginning or elsewhere in the subject term.

Looking for a city or town? Abbreviate the state name, for example search columbia s c

Order Books

If the library does not have a book you need, we have services available to help you get it.