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Forestry Research Guide: Library Catalog, Ebooks and OER

This is a guide to resources in the study of Forestry.

Dendrology: the scientific study of trees

Silviculture: the growing and cultivation of trees. from The New Oxford American Dictionary, 2nd. Erin McKean. Oxford University Press, 2005

UBorrow, Remote Storage Requests, and ILL

Call numbers of interest

Here is a breakdown of Library of Congress call numbers for many agriculture-related subjects:


474.8-495.Z Spermatophyta. Phanerogams. General trees


1-668 General Forestry
391-409.5 Silviculture
411-428 Conservation and protection, including forest reserves
430-557 Exploitation and utilization, including timber trees, logging, transportation, valuation
434-535.3 Timber trees
561-668 Forest policy and administration


420 Materials of engineering and construction - Special materials - Wood / lumber


 229.5 Highway engineering. Roads and pavements - Forest Roads

Plant Science and Ag Ebook Packages at MSU

SpringerLink Ebook Packages
The license allows MSU patrons to download complete chapters and in many instances complete books on this platform. Note that all chapters and authors across all Springer ebooks and journals can be found by searching the platform.