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AGED 180: Intro to Agricultural & Extension Education: Books

Research sources for students in agricultural and extension education

About Books

Why for finding broad, more comprehensive information on your topic.
Where  books can be found by searching our catalog and our e-books page. They can be print and electronic. fourth (A-G), third (H-S), and second (S-Z) floors in the library; online on our library catalog.
How begin with a broad search in the library catalog. Use key terms, boolean operators, and limiters to narrow your search.

Getting Your Book

To find library items

Take a look at our library floor maps

What is a Request?

Requesting a book is a simple way to get your library item(s), from on or off campus. To request materials that have been checked out by another patron, search for the item in our library catalog and click the Request button under the Find it tab. When a request is made, we notify the patron with the item and shorten the checkout time.  (This can be especially helpful since faculty members and graduate students have long checkout periods on books). To view your requests, visit your account page.     

How do I Request a Book?

  1. Locate your book by searching our library catalog.
  2. To view availability, click on Find it, and then Request (if the item is not available in our library). 
  3. Enter your user id and password.
  4. Verify that your request is complete and submit.
  5. You will be notified when your book has arrived.

 

What is Interlibrary Loan?

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is service that allows for the worldwide sharing of library materials.  This service is available for faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students.    

How do I Request a Library Item Using Interlibrary Loan?

  1. Locate the book you would like to request using the library catalog.
  2. If the book is not available, or checked, click on Find it, and then Request.
  3. Enter your user name and password.
  4. Verify book request to make sure all necessary fields are complete, and submit.
  5. A record of the request should appear on your account page.

Joe Vandal Finds A Book

Search the Library Catalog

Tips for Searching the Library Catalog:

  • Choose the search scope by selecting either UI + Summit + Articles (all materials); UI + Summit (items owned by UI and member libraries); or UI Library Only (items owned only by the UI Library).   
  • Limiting your search: Start with a basic search and once you find a book that seems to be about your topic, you can use the format and/or other options located on the left to further narrow your search.
  • On the Advanced Search page, the year, language, and location (to name a few options) of items can be limited.
  • Subject headings can be a great way to narrow in on your topic.

Call Numbers to Browse

Description

Call #

Remote sensing

G70

Economics as a science

HB71-74

Agricultural economics

HD1401

Economics by country

HC94-1085

Credit

HG3691-3769

The family. Marriage. Home.

HQ503-1064

Parents. Parenthood.

HQ755.7-759.92

Family size

HQ760-767.7

Rural sociology

HT401-485

Microbiology

QR

Botany

QK

Toxicology

RA1190-1270

Nutrition and feeding of children and adolescents

RJ206-235

Agriculture

S

Plant and crop science

SB

Animal science

SF

Engineering

TA

Bioengineering

TA164

Environmental engineering

TA170-171

Environmental technology, including water supply, water pollution and water systems

TD

Biotechnology

TP248.13-248.65

Cooking

TX642-840