Environmental Science

Welcome to the Environment Subject Guide

This guide has been designed to provide an overview of resources available for the study and research into Environment.

Find Books

Search Web OPAC to find books available at Library. Though most our collection is in print format, an increasing number of titles are available in electronic format.

E-Books Subject Call Numbers     

Many e-books in the Library's collection is listed in Web OPAC, but some titles can only be found by using the e-Books collection websites.

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The call number listed below is based on general Library of Congress subject classifications. These numbers are provided primarily as a browsing tool. This lists is presented as a quick guide to selected subject and call number ranges, and not a comprehensive research tool.

Subject                                                      Call No.

  • Geography (General)                                  G1-9980
  • Mathematical geography. Cartography    GA1-1776
  • Physical Geography                                    GB3-5030
  • Oceanography                                            GC1-1581
  • Environmental sciences                             GE1-350
  • Geology                                                      QE1-996.5
  • Environmental Engineering                       TA170-171

Getting Books From Elsewhere

If a book or article is not available in Web OPAC or library, use our Document Delivery Service, to obtain a copy of an article or to borrow a book from another library.

Find Articles

This page indentifies the journal indexes most relevant to Environment, and provides links to the Library's e-journals page, and how to obtain journal articles.

Related Databases Printed Journals

Use online databases to find journal articles about a subject. Below is a list of databases which are most often used in Electrical and Electronic Engineering :

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Journals are important sources of information for subject research. Below is list of journals often used in Biology.

  • Atmospheric environment : an international journal       TD881 A8
  • Built environment journal      NA1525 B932
  • Environment and natural resources journal       HC445 Z65E56
  • Journal of energy & environment              TJ163.25 B37J86
  • Journal of food, agriculture & environment       S494.5.S86 F663
  • Water and environment journal       TD201 W325

Other journals subscribed by library can be search via WebOPAC to identify location and holdings.

E-Journals Getting articles from elsewhere

Find e-journals available to the library by title or subject.

If the journal you need is not available in UPM Library, you can obtain a copy of the article from another library through our Document Delivery Service.

Reference Works

The Reference Collection on the First Floor contains a number of different works from quick references, dictionaries, encyclopedia, atlas, thesaurus and etc.There are also ranges of electronic reference resources which is available on the Internet.

Dictionaries Encyclopedias

  • Dictionary & thesaurus of environment, health & safety     TD169.3 D554
  • The environment: a dictionary of the world around us         QH540.4 H64
  • Macmillan dictionary of the environment                QH540.4 A55 1988
  • The New York times encyclopaedic dictionary of the environment     TD173 S27   
  • Encyclopaedic dictionary of environment                 QH540.4 E56
  • Encyclopedia of energy technology and the environment    TJ163.235 E56   
  • Encyclopedia of environment and society               HM856 E56
  • Encyclopedia of environmental information sources.            Z5863 P7E56
  • Encyclopedia of soils in the environment                     S592 E56
  • The environment encyclopedia and directory                 TD9 E61
Internet Sources Glossary
  • Glosari alam sekitar : Bahasa Inggeris-huraian-Bahasa Melayu   QH540.4 G563  


This list provides a sampling of the rapidly proliferating number of resources on Paddy available on the Internet. However, this page will remain on the Web as a courtesy to those people who still use it.


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APA Sytle Guide Refworks
  • Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.)  BF76.7 P976 2001

  •  APA Style  

From the American Psychological Association

From the Purdue Online Writing Lab

From University of Malaya Library (UML)

From Trexler Library, Muhlenberg College

   Refworks allows users to create their own personal bibliography.

Refworks offers:

  • Specialized database management service designed for bibliographic references – web based citation manager
  • Importing of references from various sources
  • Storage and searching of personalized data
  • Formatting of bibliographies AND manuscripts in different styles