Environmental Science: Getting Started

Collection of resources on how to find information on environmental science related topics. Includes links to books, articles, databases, websites, and other information sources.
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This guide to Environmental Science provides information on resources available from the Alvin Sherman Library, both in the library and online, related to environmental science and related sciences. The guide covers information sources such as books, journal articles, conference papers, and the databases, Web sites, and other resources needed to access them. Research areas include the biology, climate change, the environment, ecology, pollution, public policy, and others.

Where do I Start?

Each tab makes different types of resources available. If you are looking for a book on your research subject go to Find Books. To find journal articles, research reports, and other kinds of materials go to the databases in Find Articles. To find basic facts on a topic or look up a word in a dictionary go to Find Facts. For information from recognized organizations and authoritative websites use Find Websites. If you are writing up your research and need help in preparing footnoves or the bibliography go to Cite Your Sources. For a help on variety of special topics, library services, and the like see what is available in How to .... Finally, each page has a link to our Ask A Librarian service so you can get additional help.

What's New?


The Find Technical Reports tab has been enhance with two new websites providing access to environment related technical reports.

The Find Articles tab has been enhanced with three newly subscribed databases: Biosis Citation INDEX and ZOOLOGICAL RECORD.


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