Michigan State University

Collection Development Policy Statement: Geography

Levels of Collecting Intensity

Call Number Range. Subject
Collection Level*
G1-922 Geography (General) 3
G65-69 Geographers 3
G70-74 Philosophy, Methodology, GIS
3
G72-74 Geography education
3, Share also with Education
G80-99 History of geography 3
G100.5-108.5 Gazetteers, geographic names and terms 3-4, depends on world areas
G141 Historical geography
3
G149-180 Travel. Voyages and travels (General) 2-3
G154.9-155.8 Travel and state. Tourism 2, for Tourism see Travel
G200-503 History of discoveries, explorations, voyages and travels 2
G521-539 Adventures, shipwrecks, buried treasure, etc. 2
G540-550 Seafaring life, ocean travel, etc. 1
G575-890 Arctic and Antarctic regions 2-3
G905-910 Tropics (General) 2
G912-922 Northern and Southern Hemispheres 2
G1000-3122 Atlases
G1000-1000.5 Atlases of the moon, planets, etc. 1
G1001-1046 World atlases. Atlases of the Earth 3
G1050-1052 Northern and Southern Hemispheres 3
G1053 Tropics. Torrid Zone 3
G1054-1055 Polar regions. Frigid Zone 2-3
G1059-1061 Maritime atlases (General) 2
G1100-3102 By region or country 3
G1105-1692 North America 3- 4
G1110-1114 Greenland 3
G1115-(1193) Canada 3-4
G1200-1534.24 United States 4
G1535-1537 Caribbean area 3
G1540-1542 Latin America (General) 3
G1545-1549 Mexico 3
G1550-(1594) Central America 3
G1600-1692 West Indies 3
G1700-1779 South America 3
G1791-2196 Europe 3
G2110-2196 Former Soviet republics. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.). Russia (Empire) G2200-2444.84 Asia 2
G2445-2739 Africa 3-4
G2740-2799 Australasia 2
G2800-3064 Oceans (General) 2
G3100-3102 Antarctica 2-3
G3122 Atlases of imaginary, literary, and mythological regions, etc., A-Z 2
G3160-3171 Globes 0
G3180-9980 Maps
G3180-3182 Universe. Solar system 1
G3190-3191 Celestial maps 0
G3195-3197 Moon 1
G3200-3202 World. Earth 2
G3210-3221 Northern and Southern Hemispheres 2
G3240-3241 Tropics. Torrid Zone 2
G3250-3251 Temperate Zone 2
G3260-3272 Polar regions. Frigid Zone 2
G3290-9880 Maps by region or country
G3290-5667 America. Western Hemisphere
G3300-5184 North America 3
G3380-3384 Greenland 2
G3400-(3612) Canada 3
G3700-4384 United States 3-4
G4110-G4114 Michigan 4
G4390-4392 Caribbean area 2-3
G4410-4763 Mexico 3
G4800-4874 Central America 2-3
G4900-5184 West Indies 2-3
G5200-5667 South America 2-3
G5670-8904 Eastern Hemisphere. Eurasia, Africa, etc.
G5700-7342 Europe 2-3
G7000-7342 Former Soviet republics. Union of Soviet Socialist 2-3
Republics (U.S.S.R.). Russia (Empire) 2-3
G7400-8198.54 Asia 2-3
G8200-8904 Africa 3-4
G8950-9084 Australasia 2
G9095-9794 Oceans (General) 2
G9800-9804 Antarctica 2
GA1-1776 Mathematical geography. Cartography 3-4

GB3-5030 Physical geography

GB400-649 Geomorphology. Landforms. Terrain

3

GB651-2998 Hydrology. Water

3

GC Oceanography

2
GE Environmental Geography
See Environmental Studies
GF Human Geography

*RLG  Conspectus levels:  0) Not collected   1)Basic layperson   2)Undergraduate   3)Research   4)Comprehensive

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