Answered By: Paul Galfano Last Updated: Jul 05, 2017 Views: 10
There are several print books available on environmental issues (including 'air pollution' or 'climate change') at various Berkeley College campuses libraries. To find books and their availability you'll need to access the library page on Blackboard (see below). Use the 'Research/Explore' link to open, which contains the menu featuring the online library catalog:
Then use the online library catalog located in the Research/Explore menu (see below):
Once in the online library catalog you can type in the search box 'environmental science' or something more specific (such as 'air pollution and climate change') as keywords, and a list of book titles based on those keywords will appear in the results list. You can click on any title from the list to check for the call number, it's campus library location, and its availability status. If the book is not located at the campus library you would normally use, you can request a hold on the item (using the 'place hold' button). See image below for an example using these search terms.
Note: you must be registered with the library for 'place hold' function to work. It is recommended you contact or visit the library to confirm that the books are available.
There are also ebooks available on this topic, via the library's Ebooks Central database. This is contained in the library's database page (via the library on Blackboard). Use the same steps used to find the online library catalog, but this time choose 'Databases' from the 'Research/Explore' menu.
When you see the databases page, scroll down and choose the Ebooks Central database from the 'Alphabetical List of Databases.'
You can use the same approach for using search terms as was done to find print books within Ebooks Central, or try a combination of search terms such as "air pollution an climate change." A results list for these search terms is shown in the image below. Note: you can generate shorter results lists by choosing a specific publication year (2017) and subject ('Environmental Studies') from the options on the left side of the results list.