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QuickList of Env Sci Research Databases

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Environment Index
Citations to articles on the environment from scientific, legal, and popular journals, 1950’s- present.

Scholarly journal and magazine articles on the environment and sustainability in building, agriculture and energy, 1973-current.

Portal for sustainability and the environment, agriculture, food, energy, pollution, economic development. Includes material from journals, magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias and primary sources, plus news, video, podcasts, case studies, web sites and images.

Indexes articles in "applied biology" including all aspects of agriculture, and conservation, extension & education. From the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library. 1970-present.

CAB Abstracts
Source for journal articles and other material on land use: agriculture, forestry, biotechnology, agricultural economics, tourism, nutrition, etc., 1910-present.

Engineering Village
Comprehensive access to engineering journal articles, conference papers, and web sites, 1884-present.

Scholarly articles, books, dissertations, maps, and reports relating to geological sciences, 1785-present.

PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) International
Public and social policy literature in political science, international relations, social sciences. Articles, government documents, reports, 1915-.

Web of Science
Provides a search by cited reference, topic, author, and more for articles in almost all important English-language journals. Arts and Humanities covers 1975-present; Social Sciences 1956-present; and Science 1900-present.


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