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ENVS 204: Intro to Soil Science: Books & Videos

This is a course guide for research in ENVS 204.

What's in a book?

  • context
  • in-depth analysis & discussion
  • broad view of a specific topic
  • perspective of an expert
  • historical information

Learn more about
BOOKS for research.

"Library books" by CCAC North Library licensed under CC BY 2.0.

Search Tips

Basic tab > Title
~Don't start with an article
(World is Flat - not The World is Flat)

Basic tab > Keyword Relevance
Use to find books about a topic

Author tab
~Enter the last name first (
Friedman, Thomas - not Thomas Friedman)

Library Catalog Search


Search the Library Catalog to find books on our shelves and online.


Tip for finding e-books in the library catalog: 

Using the search box above will open a new tab. In the library catalog's results page, under Show Only, select the "Available Online" filter. This will narrow the results to only e-books that you can access off-campus. (Print books are temporarily unavailable to borrow as of April 2020.)

Accessing print books during Winter 2021:

Seattle Central College Library is offering Holds Pick-up Service on select items.


In addition to the books on the shelves, the library offers over 35,000 titles on the web through our subscriptions to online book collections. These library databases provide access to digital books that can be accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.