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This guide is primarily for science-based topics.

For policy topics, try using the research guide on Public Policy & Administration, and/or talk to the librarian for that discipline.

See also Congressional Research Service reports for the U.S.Congress. They summarize key issues and background information for busy legislators - and students!

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Quick List of Databases for Environmental Conservation

Use databases to find articles on your topic.

These are good for Environmental Conservation in general. A topic may call for a different database. Talk to me if you need any help.

IMPORTANT: Accessing databases from off-campus requires log-in with your OIT user and password.

  • Agricola  
    Indexes articles in "applied biology" including aquaculture & fisheries, forestry, wildlife management & conservation, extension & education. 1970-present.
    Research, product info, and articles on the "green" building movement. Includes the monthly newsletter, Environmental Building News.
  • CAB Abstracts
    Similar subject coverage to Agricola but produced by the British Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux. Longer date coverage: 1910-present
  • Engineering Village
    Indexes engineering journal articles, conference papers, and web sites, 1884-present. Most useful for engineering aspects of the Building and Construction Technology program.
  • GreenFILE
    Scholarly journal and magazine articles on the environment and sustainability in building, agriculture and energy, 1973-current.
    Good place for an overview. Journal articles, encyclopedia entries, case studies and web sites on environmental issues, arranged topically and/or geographically
  • Web of Science
    Indexes selected peer-reviewed journals. Sciences covered from 1900-present. Special feature: Extensive cross-indexing of cited references in all articles.

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