Environment Complete contains scholarly and popular sources on several areas of Environmental Studies, including agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning. Coverage: 1888 - Present. Updated: Regularly
GreenFILE is a database on human beings and the environment. Topics include global warming, recycling, alternate fuel sources, global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and more. Contains both scholarly and general interest articles. Coverage: Varies - Present. Updated: Regularly.
CQ Researcher provides coverage of domestic and international affairs. Reports provide: an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources. Simultaneous user limit:50 Coverage: 1991 - Present. Updated: Weekly.
Science Journals contains full text and citations in general science. Subjects include: Physics, Engineering, Astronomy, Biology, Earth Science, and Chemistry. Includes: charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements. Contains images. Coverage: 1986 - Present. Updated: Regularly.
JSTOR archives images and full text of scholarly journals. Subscription includes: Life Sciences Collection (which includes Biological Science, Ecology & Botany and Health & General Sciences), Arts and Sciences Collections I through XII (which includes many disciplines within the Humanities and Social Sciences including: Anthropology, Archaeology, Architectural History, Area Studies, Art & Art History, Asian Studies, Business, Classical Studies, Economics & Finance, Education, Feminist & Women’s Studies, Film Studies, History, Language & Literature, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Religion, and Technology.) and many individual journal titles. Updated: Continually.
Science in Context contains articles from full text academic journals, science-related magazines and newspapers, multimedia records including pictures, and illustrations.Contains audio and video clips and images. Updated: Regularly.
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