Environmental Sciences & Studies

 

Databases

Academic Search Complete

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A comprehensive, scholarly, multi-disciplinary database that includes full-text from thousands of peer-reviewed journals and citations from many more. State of Maine funded.

Birds of North America

The most comprehensive reference for the life histories of over 760 bird species that breed in the United States and Canada. Species accounts are written by ornithologists and other experts and are now accompanied by new sounds, images, video, and distributional maps and model output generated by eBird.

CQ Researcher

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Web access to the CQ Researcher. The CQ Researcher covers current and controversial issues with complete summaries, insight into all sides of the issues, bibliographies and more.

Environment Complete

Offers deep coverage on agriculture, ecology, energy, natural resources, and other environmental areas. Over 3 million records from thousands of sources, including over 1,100 full text journals. State of Maine funded.

Global Issues in Context

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Global Issues in Context offers global perspectives on issues of international importance and current world events and topics in the news related to these issues.

GreenFILE

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A bibliographic database of information about environmental concerns such as global warming, energy conservation, natural resources, and pollution.

GREENR

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GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)offers authoritative content on the development of emerging green technologies and discusses issues on the environment, sustainability and more. State of Maine funded.

HeinOnline

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More than 60 million pages of legal history available in an online, fully searchable, image-based format. HeinOnline bridges the gap in legal history by providing comprehensive coverage from inception of more than 1,400 law and law-related periodicals.

Journal Citation Reports

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Offers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals, with quantifiable, statistical information based on citation data.

JSTOR

jstor_0.pngProvides online access to back issues of core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, & sciences. The current 2-5 years are not included, but complete back runs are provided whenever possible.

 

Kanopy

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Over 10,000 streaming films, documentaries and training videos from 800 producers, including PBS, Media Education Foundation, Criterion Collection, California Newsreel, HBO, First Run Features, BBC and more.

Nexis Uni

Nexis Uni™ features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis®—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents

ProQuest Central

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A multidisciplinary database,  over 160 subject areas are covered extensively including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology and the social sciences . 

RefWorks

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Web-based reference management tool to collect references from online databases, websites and other sources. Easily insert citations into papers and automatically format reference lists. Sharing tools for groups. RefWorks tutorials

 

ScienceDirect

ScienceDirectOnline access to over 1,200 leading science journals from Elsevier Science and other cooperating sources.
 

SocINDEX

SocINDEX

Bibliographic coverage of research in sociology and related disciplines from an international selection of over 2,600 journals and other publications. Records added after 1974 contain abstracts.

Scopus

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Scopus is a multidisciplinary navigational tool that contains records going back to the mid 1960s, offering newly linked citations across the widest body of scientific abstracts available in one place.

TOXLINE

Toxline

Access to information in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants, and mutagens and teratogens. This database provides bibliographic citations and abstracts from journal articles, monographs, technical reports, theses, letters, meeting abstracts, papers and reports.

TOXNET

A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas.

Zoological Record

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Zoological Record is a comprehensive index to zoological literature covering from 1864 to present. Records cover every aspect of zoology, including biochemistry, behavior, ecology evolution, genetics, and so forth. Over 5,000 international serials plus approximately 1,500 non-serial publications are currently monitored, including professional journals, magazines, newsletters, monographs, books, reviews, and conference proceedings.