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Jessie Ball duPont Library
Earth & Environmental Systems
A guide to basic information resources in Earth and Environmental Systems
Indexes scholarly, government and general-interest titles covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Topics include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records. Date coverage: 1913 to present.
Sources include scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. Contains abstracting & indexing for more than 600 titles, including complete coverage for Bioscience (back to 1964), Conservation Biology (back to 1987), Journal of Ecology (back to 1913) and Journal of Environmental Planning & Management (back to 1948).
Index and abstracts of international sources on all aspects of forestry, agroforestry, tree biology, land use and wood science. Also covers climate change effects, deforestation, forest logging and urban forestry. Records date back to 1939. Also includes some full text.
Includes all the bibliographic citations and abstracts published in Forestry abstracts, Forest products abstracts, and Agroforestry abstracts.Includes full text of all relevant publications by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Ontario Forest Research Institute (OFRI) and the Forest Research Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and all relevant conferences by the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) and the Institute of Chartered Foresters, UK. Search interface: CABDirect.
An index to books, articles in books, and journals and government publications related to the geosciences. Georef contains citations to over 2.6 million publications in a wide variety of subject areas, including geology, geophysics, geochemistry, paleontology, geomorphology and physical geography. Indexes materials on the geology of North America that have been published since 1693; covers materials on other parts of the world that have been published since 1933. Citations only.
Established by the American Geological Institute (AGI) in 1966. Includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey. Master's theses and doctoral dissertations from US and Canadian universities are also covered. To maintain the database, GeoRef editor/indexers regularly scan more than 3,500 journals in 40 languages as well as new books, maps, and reports. They record the bibliographic data for each document and assign index terms to describe it. Each month between 4,000 and 7,000 new references are added to the database. Search interface: Proquest.
Provides full text of articles from approximately 2,700 publications (many of them peer-reviewed.) Also includes abstracts and indexing from over 4,000 publications. Covers every core undergraduate subject (sciences, humanities, social sciences, business, and education) as well as cross-disciplinary areas such as ethnic studies, women’s studies, history. 1982 to present.
All the content of these full-text databases as well the full runs of every full-text journal they index: Education Full Text, General Science Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Readers' Guide Full Text, Social Sciences Full Text, Wilson Business Full Text. Also contains the full text from ONLY the journals in selected databases to which Wilson has full text rights: Applied Science & Technology Full Text, Art Full Text, Biological & Agricultural Index Plus, Index to Legal Periodicals Full Text, and Library Literature & Information Science Full Text. Contains abstracts and indexing from over 4,000 publications. Search interface: EBSCOhost.
Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and other reference sources covering environmental issues and policies. The database includes diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policymakers, and corporate interests.