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Environment and Pollution Databases
(see also Biological Sciences, Marine Science, Sciences, Technology, and General)

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Indexes to Journals and Books:

Environment Complete (Ebsco) Remote access available Full text available
Offers deep coverage in applicable areas of geography, agriculture, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, natural resources, environmental law, ecosystem ecology, environmental technology, marine & freshwater science, pollution & waste management, energy & renewable energy sources, and more. It indexes more than 2,200 domestic and international periodicals going back to 1888 (including over 1,350 active core titles) and contains the full text for more than 920 journals. It also provides the full text from more than 190 monographs such as the Encyclopedia of World Environmental History and Advances in Water Treatment & Environmental Management.

Environmental Law Periodicals (LexisNexis) Remote access available Full text available NEW!
Articles from law journals and legal newsletters covering environmental topics.

Environmental News (LexisNexis) Remote access available Full text available NEW!
Articles from newspapers, magazines, and trade journals from many industries that cover environmental topics.

GreenFILE (Ebsco) Remote access available Full text available
Scholarly, government, and general-interest publications covering all aspects of human impact on the environment - on the individual, corporate, local, and national government levels - such as global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Multidisciplinary coverage includes agriculture, education, law, health, technology, and more.

LIUCat on the Web: Remote access available
The online public access catalog of Long Island University's six campuses. This can be searched from any computer. No password is needed.


Online Video:

Science Video Online (Alexander Street Press) Remote access available Full text available
Comprehensive streaming video resource for the study of scientific disciplines. The collection covers environmental studies, natural history, and the physical and biological sciences, including coverage of chemistry, physics, biology, geology, oceanography, ecology, astronomy, and geography.


Online Encyclopedias and Books:

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
Presents extensive data on the habitats and ecosystems of more than 1,200 species identified as endangered or threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service. Arranged taxonomically, each entry includes information on the species, an image, recovery efforts, and a bibliography.

Environmental Cases and Decisions (LexisNexis) Remote access available Full text available NEW!
Federal and state court cases, along with decisions from the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Interior, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and state agencies.

Environmental Encyclopedia (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues, providing current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible, and attempting to answer these questions from a variety of different perspectives. Includes a chronology of environmental events, a summary of environmental legislation, and a succinct alphabetical list of environmental organizations.

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)

Pollution A to Z (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
Provides the latest information on a variety of pollution issues, including sources, disposal, remediation, careers, the ethical, social, & legal environment, and much more. Articles range from topical essays on acid rain, cancer, noise pollution, and zero growth population to biographies on key figures.


Database descriptions are adapted from each database's website.




NOVEL Database NOVEL (New York Online Virtual Electronic Library) is a statewide virtual library provided free to the public by the New York State Library. It is currently a pilot project funded through a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant to the NY State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

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