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How to Find TTC Green Materials in the Library: Books

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Reference Books

Reference Books are located on the first floor of the Main Campus Library and to the right of the circulation desk at the Palmer and Berkeley Campus.  They cannot be checked out, but can be photocopied.

EBooks

Use the Library's ebook databases to search for available online books.

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Interlibrary Loan

Use Interlibrary Loan to request articles and books from libraries across the country. 

 

 

Search Other Libraries

TTC students, faculty, and staff are able to also check out books from
the following universities using their TTC ID.

Get Started With Research

Use the Search box above to find items in all TTC libraries.

Some Keywords to try:

alternative fuels, energy efficiency, environmental responsibility, global warming, green building, green living, green movement, green roofs, renewable energy, solar energy, sustainability

How to Find Books on Green Topics in the TTC Libraries

TTC Green

Books on this subject in the library can be found by browsing the shelves using the Library of Congress Classification scheme. Listed below is the main class the books would fall under (for example - H for Social Science or Q for Science) and then the subclass (for example - HC Economic history and conditions) and call number ranges (for example - HC 10 through 1085).

Look on the spine of the book to match up the call number listed in the catalog. See a librarian at the reference desk or contact us directly for any help with finding books or materials on your area of interest.

See the boxes further down on this page for examples of books in our library on different topics. Below is a listing of Library of Congress call numbers and the subject areas they cover.

G - Geography, Anthropology, Recreation
   GE 1 through 350 - Environmental Sciences
        GE 195-199 - Environmentalism, Green Movement
   GF 1 through 900 - Human Ecology
        GF 75 - Human influences on the environment

H - Social Science
   HC 10 through 1085 - Economic history and conditions
        HC 79 - Special Topics including air pollution 
   HD 28 through 9999 - Industry, land use, labor
 
        HD 9502-9502.5 Energy industries, Energy policy  

T - Technology
   TD 1 through 1066 - Environmental Technology
   TH 1 through 9745 - Building Construction
   TJ 1 through 1570 - Mechanical Engineering & Machinery
       TJ 163.26-163.5 - Energy Conservation
       TJ 807-830 - Renewable Energy Sources 
   TK 1 through 9971 - Electrical Engineering and Electronics
   TP 248.13-248.65 - Biotechnology

Q - Science
   QH 540-549.5 - Ecology

S - Agriculture
   SB 419.5 - Roof Gardening

Books on Green Building

Please note the campus location of each book - Main, Palmer or Berkeley Campus. In the Main Campus Library, the Stacks are located on the second floor. The Palmer and Berkeley Campus libraries are one floor. To have a book sent to one of the other campuses for pick up, click Interlibrary Loan to start the request.

Books on Environmental Responsibility

Please note the campus location of each book - Main, Palmer or Berkeley Campus. In the Main Campus Library, the Stacks are located on the second floor. The Palmer and Berkeley Campus libraries are one floor. To have a book sent to one of the other campuses for pick up, click Interlibrary Loan to start the request.

Books on Solar Energy

Please note the campus location of each book - Main, Palmer or Berkeley Campus. In the Main Campus Library, the Stacks are located on the second floor. The Palmer and Berkeley Campus libraries are one floor. To have a book sent to one of the other campuses for pick up, click Interlibrary Loan to start the request.

Books on Sustainability

Please note the campus location of each book - Main, Palmer or Berkeley Campus. In the Main Campus Library, the Stacks are located on the second floor. The Palmer and Berkeley Campus libraries are one floor. To have a book sent to one of the other campuses for pick up, click Interlibrary Loan to start the request.