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These databases below are your best bets for finding quality information resources in the Environmental Science. Databases are the best place to go to find scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles when you know your topic. Many databases also include scholarly books, dissertation abstracts, patents, conference proceedings, and more.
Carefully review the citation and the full-text to determine what type of resource you are working with.
Web of Science
Authoritative, multidisciplinary content covering more than 15,000 journals is available through this search of Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Science Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Covers 1900 - Present.
GreenFile offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.
Environmental Studies (Gale In Context)
The Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Covers energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development.
Indexes journal articles, book chapters, maps, conference papers, and dissertations in the geosciences
Includes thousands of journals, conference proceedings, book chapters, and more related to the biological sciences.
You can search for print and online books using the library catalog. You can also browse eBook collection or search within them using the links below.
Google Search Breakdown
Google can be a great resource for finding overviews, reports, and government information. But a basic Google search is going to bring back a lot of biased junk, conspiracy theories, and more. Search Google smarter by using the advanced tricks below to limit sites, domains, remove keywords, specify dates, and more.
When to Use Google Versus Google Scholar