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ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES: Social Sciences Course Guide

REFERENCE SOURCES

These are books and websites that will help you gain some background information on your topic, and they can be vital to your understanding of the subject and for topic development.

A citizen's guide to ecology

Global aspects of the environment

The environmental almanac of Virginia

Environmental disasters : a chronicle of individual, industrial, and governmental carelessness

Global ecology in human perspective

Speaking of Earth : environmental speeches that moved the world

Forest Conservation Policy; A Reference Handbook

Journal Abbreviations in the Sciences

ONLINE DATABASES

Use online databases as you would a print periodical index.  Items retrieved from these databases have been evaluated for content and indexed by subject librarians, unlike items retrieved from a search engine.

Annual Review of Environment and Resources

Annual Review of Law and Social Science

Annual Review of Political Science

Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management

JSTOR

Legal Periodicals Full Text

LexisNexis Academic

Pollution A to Z

ScienceDirect

Scopus

OTHER USEFUL WEBSITES

These websites have been evaluated by the librarians at W&L for relevancy, content, and objectivity.  They include tools to help with your research as well as useful supplemental materials.

Environmental Studies Resources at W&L (W&L University Libraries)

Social Science Resources at W&L (W&L University Libraries)

EarthTrends

Environmental News Network

Nature Magazine

RefWorks

Science Magazine

Environmental Studies Department Homepage (W&L University)

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