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Subject Guide Geography, Geosciences

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Locations, catalogues, bibliographies and reference works on Geography and Earth sciences at the University Library

Locations of Books in Dortmund University Library

Central Library

  • Books
    Shelf marks: E, Jc J (Geography); Wn (Earth Sciences)
  • Textbooks (location: Ground floor)
    Shelf mark: L Ea (Geography)
  • Not borrowable
    • Reference works such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, bibliographies and handbooks are usually not borrowable. The same goes for individual copies of much-used texts for research and teaching.
    • Journals
      Shelf marks: ZE (Geography); ZWn (Earth Sciences)
      current year in rooum E 1

Emil-Figge-Bibliothek (EFB):

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Catalogues in Dortmund University Library

Media (books, videos ...):


University Publications:

  • Eldorado  Open-Access-Symbol
    Catalogue of Dortmund University electronic publications (mainly theses). Full texts available.

Union catalogues:

  • North Rhine-Westphalia: HBZ Collective Catalogue
    Library catalogue for North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate
  • Deutschland: Karlsruhe Virtual Catalogue (KVK)
    KVK is a meta-search interface for library and book trade catalogues throughout the world. It contains more than 75,000,000 book titles

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Printed Bibliographies and Reference Works

Geography and its didactics were established in 1929 in the Pedagogical Academy Dortmund. Since then the library has acquired books on this item.

Printed bibliographies and reference works can be found in the Emil-Figge-Bibliothek, shelf mark GOA.