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Tourism
SCOPE:  This subject guides covers different types of resources such as books, encyclopedias, dictionary, study guides, e-books, recommended databases and more, specifically to guide students on studies related to Tourism, Eco-Tourism, Heritage tourism and Travel. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, remember to ask a librarian!

Liaison Librarian
Elly Changi
Tourism > Taylor's Catalogue
 

Reference

Dictionaries & Encyclopedia
Unfamiliar Phrases and Concepts in your Reading List and Assignments Questions could make your life difficult. Look it up in a dictionary or encyclopedia first. These resources can help you out:
 
Dictionaries:
Geography - Dictionaries. 
Tourism - Dictionaries.
Travel - Dictionaries.
 
Encyclopedias:
Geography - Encyclopedias, Juvenile. 
Human geography - Encyclopedias. 
Tourism - Encyclopedias.
Travel - Encyclopedias. 
Handbooks
By giving you an overview of your topic, a handbook or a yearbook can tell you what’s new. You can find all kinds of facts, figures and precise information to add to your knowledge.
 
Subject Heading:
Culture - Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Ecotourism - Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Geography - Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Tourism - Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Travel agents - Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Guides
By giving you an overview of your topic, a guides can tell you what’s new. You can find all kinds of facts, figures and precise information to add to your knowledge.
 
Subject Heading:
Hotels - Guidebooks.
Islands - Guidebooks.
Travel - Guidebooks

Look for Books

Books either from your Reading Lists, recommended by your Lecturer or through Bibliographic references could also be found at the Library.
 
Subject Heading:
Airlines
Culture and tourism
Hotels
Human geography
Islands
Music and tourism
National parks and reserves
Natural areas
Travel

Call Number

Use the search in the Library Catalogue. You can search using words like – tourist. You can also browse the Catalogue, or the shelves using the call numbers:
DDC Call Number Classification Call No.
Airlines 387.7
Culture 306
Geography 910
Hotels 728.5
Human geography 304.2
Islands 910.9142
Music and tourism 306.4842
National parks and reserves 333.78
Natural areas508
Ocean travel910.45
Outdoor recreation 796.5
Rain forests 578.734
Sex tourism 306.74
Students - Travel 370.116
Tour guides (Persons) 306.48
Tourism 338.4791
Travel910.202
Travel agents - Vocational guidance 338.4791024
Urban geography 307.76
Voyages and travels 910.4