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Horticulture Research Guide: Finding Books & Media

Library Catalog

Use the MCC Library Catalog to find out what physical and electronic resources the Library has available. Enter your search below to get started!

Library Resources

This page will help you use the library catalog and databases by suggesting areas of the library to look for materials, keywords for searching the catalog and databases, and books to use for your research.

To find horticulture books on the shelf, go to these areas: 

  • QK - Botany
  • S - Agriculture
  • SB - Plant Culture
    • SB 317.5-319.844 - Horticulture
    • SB 320-353.5 - Vegetables
    • SB 354-402 - Fruits
    • SB 403-450.87 - Flowers
    • SB 450.9-467.8 - Gardens and gardening
    • SB 469-476.4 - Landscape gardening
  • SD - Forestry

To search for additional materials in the catalog and library databases, try keywords like: botany, horticulture, plants, gardening, ecology, human-plant relationships, plants and civilizations, nursery, greenhouse, plant reproduction, plant biology, plant taxonomy, perennials, annuals, landscape

Full-Text Library eBooks

Find electronic reference books in our library databases. Use some of the suggested keywords throughout this guide.

eBooks are available to students 24 hours a day and do not require an MCC library card. Just log in with your myMCC username and password!