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ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES: Introductory 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.

The Facts on File dictionary of environmental science

Encyclopedia of global environmental change

Encyclopedia of environmental science

A dictionary of ecology

The atlas of global change

Earth Sciences Encyclopedia

Documentation Styles for the Sciences

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

Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management

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)

Nature Magazine

Science Magazine

Congressional Research Service Reports

Environmental News Network

Environmental Information on the Web

RefWorks

Environmental Studies Department Homepage (W&L University)

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