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Call Numbers for Geography

 Many people like to search for books in the library by browsing the shelves.  This works because books are arranged on the shelves by subject.  The call number of each book tells not only where the book is in the library, but what its main subject is.  Use the list below to find geography books on the topic in which you are interested.


 G     Geography. (General). Atlases. Globes. Maps.

GA   Mathematical geography. Cartography.

GB   Physical geography

GC   Oceanography

GE   Environmental sciences

GF   Human ecology. Anthropogeography.


For a more detailed subject breakdown, click on the following link and then on the topic in which you are interested.


Finding Books at SSU and Beyond

Follow the links below to find books at Salem State University Library or in libraries elsewhere.

InterLibrary Loan

Use InterLibrary Loan to request books and journal articles from libraries outside the local area.  It's free!  Journal articles are usually delivered quickly to your e-mail electronically.  Books take longer - as much as two weeks,  Start your research early to account for delays in receiving materials.  

Online Reference Books