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Disaster Studies

information about how to search for books related to education


Finding Disaster-Related Books

Using a Catalog to Look Up A Book

To find a disaster-related book it is best to start by searching in our catalog, DELCAT. Use DELCAT to find items held by the University of Delaware as well as items held by libraries around the world.

Searching DELCAT 

You can search by keyword, author, title, or subject in DELCAT.   Below are a few examples of keyword searches:

dam and disaster*
disaster* and tornado*
disaster relief
disaster relief and emergency
earthquakes and California
earthquakes and tsunamis
environmental disasters
food relief
food relief and famine
foreign aid
hurricane katrina
natural disasters
natural disaster* and assistance
natural disaster* and floods and relief
severe storms