"Each single-themed, 12,000-word report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist. The consistent, reader-friendly organization provides researchers with 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."
Indexes articles from periodicals in the life sciences and agriculture, including topics such as animal husbandry, botany, cytology, ecology, entomology, environmental science, fishery sciences, food science, forestry, genetics, horticulture, microbiology, plant pathology, soil science, veterinary medicine, and zoology. Covers articles from 1983 to present, with full text of articles back to 1997.
Covers English-language periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere. The database includes abstracts and full text coverage for selected journals. Periodical coverage includes a wide range of scientific journals, from popular to professional, that pertain to biology and agriculture. About 45 percent of the focus is on agriculture. 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.
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.
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).
Search this citation index for articles covering all fields of science, social sciences, arts, and humanities. A special feature is cited reference searching, which allows the researcher to search citation data (the footnotes to individual articles), taking a known paper and finding others which cite it or finding all papers citing work by a specific author. Also includes citations to conference proceedings. Updated weekly. Citations only
Includes five cross-searchable citation indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (1900-present), Social Sciences Citation Index (1956-present), Arts and Humanities Citation Index (1975-present), Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Science (1990-present), and Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Social Science & Humanities (1990-present).