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IDS 303: Humans and the Environment

Librarian: Carol Vreeland

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Here are some "discovery" tools that you might want to try. There are others.

Browse current issues of the following journals in print or electronically:
(Links to the journals are also available through the Journal List.)

  • Science D. H. Hill Library: Q1 .S25
  • Nature D. H. Hill Library: Q1 .N2
  • New Scientist (full issue from 08/31/2002 through current, but delayed 6 month(s))
    New Scientist is also available through LexisNexis Academic, but there is no browsing capability; you'll have to search a specific topic.)
    D. H. Hill Library: STACKS-- Q1 .N5

Search the science search engine Scirus (http://www.scirus.com) for your broad topic, and look at the results list.
Note: the results screen also will suggest other keywords to search, based on your original request.
Scirus also provides a link to some of the latest scientific news articles from New Scientist.

Reference Resources for Background Information

Electronic Resources.

Print Resources.

Here are a few others which you may find useful.

  • Encyclopedia of Biodiversity. 2001. 5 volumes.
    DH Hill Reference QH541.15 .B56 E53 2001
  • Encyclopedia of Endangered Species
    DH Hill Reference QL82 .E53 1994 and QL82 .E53 1994
  • Environmental Encyclopedia. 2003. 2 volumes.
    DH Hill Reference GE10 .E58 2003
  • Life on Earth: an Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution. 2002. 2 volumes.
    DH Hill Reference QH541.15 .B56 L54 2002 Also available electronically via netLibrary.
  • World Atlas of Biodiversity : Earth's Living Resources in the 21st Century. 2002.
    DH Hill Reference QH541.15 .B56 G762 2002


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