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Department of Environment, Geology, and Natural Resources

Resources on environmental topics, geology, and natural resourses at Ball State University Libraries. You can access this guide directly by going to

Finding Books With OneSearch


OneSearch is Ball State’s catalog of library materials and much more, available at

1.  Type “national parks” in the search field

2.  Click on the "Library Catalog" under Refine Your Search on the left

3.  Click on Library Location and choose which type of resource you want (book, journal, video recording, etc.)  NOTE:  you may need to choose More to get the list of additional content types and be sure to choose APPLY

If you don't find what you want, consider using WorldCat for books located at other libraries that can be gotten for you by using Interlibrary Loan.  WorldCat can be found on the databases page.

Feel free to use Ask a Librarian if you have questions as you're doing your research.