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Human Geography

Provides resources for studies in Human Geography (GEOG 2243)

Browse the Shelves

A large community of Afghan refugees living underneath a bridge on the Canal Saint Martin. If you can visit the library in person, shelf-browsing is an excellent way to find books on your topic.  Below is a basic guide to Library of Congress classification.

  • GE300-500: Environmental management
  • GF1-900: Human Ecology or Anthropogeography
  • GF51: Environmental influences on humans
  • GF75: Human influences on the environment
  • GF101-127: Settlements
  • GF125: Geography
  • GF127: Rural geography
  • GF500-900: By region or country
  • GN: Anthropology
  • GR: Folklore
  • GT: Manners and customs

If conducting research over a topic within a specific region, culture or country, useful historical information can be obtained by searching the catalog for the specific culture or geographical area of interest.