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International Development: Books and ebooks

A guide for finding materials for the study of international development

Books and ebooks at Monash University Library

Monash University Library has +2 million books, and +1 million online ebooks in our collections. 

The best way to find books and ebooks is by using library search.

Check out the eBooks Library Guide for tips and tricks on accessing and searching for ebooks in our collection. 

Subject headings

To find material by subject or topic in Library Search select Advanced search. From the 'Any field' drop-down box select subject and enter relevant terms. See example below:

Some relevant subject headings:

  • democracy
  • developing countries
  • ecology
  • environment
  • Globalization
  • human rights
  • human trafficking
  • microfinance
  • non-governmental organizations
  • regional development
  • sustainable development
  • urbanization
  • women in development

Browsing the shelves

All print items in Monash Library have call numbers to organise them on the shelf. You can find every item's call number in the details tab when using Search. Staff at the Information Point can help with any problems.


Number Subject
304.31 Environmental policy
303.482 Contact between cultures including social effects of international assistance
304.28 Environmental abuse
304.8 Movement of people
307.12 Community planning
307.76091724 Urban communities in developing countries
323 Human rights
332 Microfinance
333.7095 Conservation of natural resources in Asia
333.72 Conservation of natural resources
333.75 Forests
336.3435 International borrowing and debts
337 International economics, including globalization
338.9 Economic development and growth
338.9109 Economic assistance
338.927 Sustainable development
343.0746 Regional development
363.7 Environmental problems

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