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Sustainability: Green Building: Search the Online Catalog


A recreation of the ECOLOGY symbol used in early Earth Day materials, by Melanie Schleeter McCalmont. CC A-SA 3.0U. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Search the Online Catalog

One very efficient way to find all books in the online catalog on a topic is to search using Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH). The LCSH draw like materials together, meaning that once you know a LCSH and use it in a catalog subject search, you will retrieve all books and other kinds of materials on that subject. There are a number of LSCH that will bring up various aspects of sustainable archtecture, design, construction etc., and many are listed below. Click on a subject heading to search for it in the online catalog.

        Building - Environmental aspects

        Buildings - Environmental aspects

        Interior decoration - Environmental aspects

        Sustainable architecture

        Sustainable construction

        Sustainable design

LEED Titles

The library owns many of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) titles, created by the U.S. Green Building Council. The easiest way to find them all is to do an author search in the online catalog by clicking on the author link below.

         U.S. Green Building Council