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Engineering: Geotechnical/Geothermal Engineering (Soil Mechanics) Subject Guide: Books

Finding Books in MaagNet and OhioLink

Books can be found through MaagNet, the Maag Library online catalog, or through the OhioLINK Catalog, which locates items available at other OhioLINK institutions. Follow the OhioLINK Borrowing Service procedure to request them.

Geotechnical/Geothermal Engineering resources are located throughout the library--the Reference Room, Serials (journals), or in the circulating collection--and arranged according to the Library of Congress (LC) Classification System. If a useful item is found in one of these areas, use that same call number to find other material on the same or similar topics in other areas of the library. See Call Numbers, Location, and Building Guide for assistance. Some of the call numbers where Geothermal Engineering information can be found includes:

Geotechnical/Geothermal Engineering Terms with Related Call Number Ranges 

Physical Geography GB3-GB5030
Slopes GB448
Hydrogeology GB1001-GB1199.8
Geology QE1-QE996.5
Mineralogy QE351-QE399.2
Dynamic and structural geology QE500-QE639.5
Volcanoes and earthquakes QE521-QE545
Engineering geology TA703-TA712
Foundations, earthwork TA715-TA787
Tunnels TA800-TA820


In addition to print monographs, some full-text, scholarly, scientific monographs may be found through the Electronic Book Center (EBC) using such keyword search terms as “Geothermal Engineering,” "Soil Mechanics," and "Geoengineering." Three other collections of electronic books are Safari Books, Wiley Online Books, and  the EBSCO E-Book Collections.

Reference Librarian: Science & Engineering

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