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UMW Libraries
Simpson Library | Special Collections

Geography: GEOG 102: Intro to Human Geo.

Reference Books

The purpose of a reference book is to provide you with an overview of a topic. Once you have an overview of a topic, you’ll have a better idea of what to search for in Quest and the library catalog.

Some of these are e-books and some are only available on the first floor of Simpson Library.

Quest - Article Search

Click the "Find Articles" tab at the top of this page and use the Quest search option to locate articles on your topics.

Catalog - Book Search

UMW Libraries


Advanced Catalog Search | Browse Search | Reserves Search

Book Search - Subject Headings

When searching the Catalog by subject heading, change the "Anywhere" option to "Subject." 

  • Agriculture - History
  • Food industry and trade
  • Food - History
  • Food Habits

Browsing for Books

Call numbers:

  • TX 345 to TX 900 - books about food (2nd floor) 
  • GT 2850 to GT 3020 - a small section of books about food customs (3rd floor)

Countries and Crops