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Subject Guide: Gamekeeping: Home


Welcome to the 'Gamekeeping' Subject Guide.


Search the library catalogue for books using title, author or keyword searching.  The catalogue gives the location and shelfmark for printed books.   

Ebooks are also accessible via the library catalogue.

Shelfmarks relevant to this subject are:

 Birds of Prey  598.9
 Deer  636.294
 Deer Management  639.294068
 Deer Stalking  799.2765
 Environmental Legislation  333.7201
 Game Birds  636.63
 Gamekeepers  639.9092
 Grouse  598.63
 Patridges  598.623
 Pheasants  636.594
 Wildlife Conservation  639.9


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Print journals are arranged alphabetically by title on the library shelves, older volumes may be held in the stack.  All journal titles are listed on the library catalogue.

Electronic journals are also listed on the library catalogue – click the link on the catalogue record to access the resource.

If you do not have a specific journal title or wish to search for journal articles on a topic, use a database. Find these on the Moodle library page.

Search for eResources

Library's eResource search engine.

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There are a number of databases that you can use, to search for resources in your subject area:

Databases - Help?

 Consult the help pages on the SRUC website if you need further help and advice about accessing SRUC databases.

Links to 'help pages' for individual databases, can be found here:


There are some additional electronic resources available, which you may also find useful:


References for images included within this guide:

Eldar Vagapov (2006) I am watching you. [Online] Available at: (Accessed: 11 October 2019).

Spykster (2011) Books – then and now. [Online] Available at: (Accessed: 9 October 2019).

SRUC (2019) Daisy-Moo Cow matriculation card. [Graphic] Edinburgh: SRUC.

US Department of Education (2009) Duke_Ellington 93. [Online] Available at: (Accessed: 11 October 2019).

Gamekeeping (Image)

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Each book has a shelfmark, which is a combination of numbers and letters. 

Break this down in to sections, to make it easier to find the book you are looking for:


 Contact your local SRUC library for more information.

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You will need your matriculation card to borrow books from the Library.

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Online Tutorials

There are a number of online tutorials available for you to work through at your own pace.

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