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ESPM 178:
TEACHING AND LEARNING ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

 

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Finding Books

Use a library catalog such as OskiCat or Melvyl to find books, journals, magazines, government reports, maps, and other materials owned by the UCB libraries.
The Electronic Books page has links to Google Books, Open Library, and other electronic book resources categorized by subject.

Resource Coverage Unique Features
OskiCat

OskiCat Quick Guide (PDF)
Most UCB libraries
(more information)
  • Renew your books online
  • Find course reserves
  • Request checked out or offsite items
  • Restrict your search to a specific library, online items, or available items only.
Melvyl

Melvyl Guide
Most UCB libraries and many libraries worldwide, plus citations to selected articles
(more information)
  • Search libraries worldwide
  • Request items UCB doesn't own
  • Create and save lists and add tags to items
  • Automatically format citations
Electronic Books Links to Google Books, Open Library, and other electronic book resources categorized by subject.
  • Search the full text of relevant materials
  • Full text may be available online

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Finding Articles

Search article databases to find journal, magazine, and newspaper articles. These databases index articles published in selected journals and magazines, papers presented at conferences, and other sources. Most records include citations and abstracts with links to the full text of articles (when available). To access the full text, use the UC-eLinks button.

Core Life Science/Environmental Science
Article Databases
Years Covered Peer-reviewed Content?

AGRICOLA
Agriculture, biotechnology, ecology, economics, and forestry; indexes journal articles and USDA reports. US focus.
(About AGRICOLA)

1970-present Some

BIOSIS
The most comprehensive biological sciences article database.
(Guide: HTML | PDF)

1926-present Most

CAB ABSTRACTS
Ecology, forestry, agriculture, rural sociology, and economics. U.S. and international focus.

1910-present Some
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES AND POLLUTION MANAGEMENT
All aspects of environmental issues, including air, land, and water pollution, bacteriology, waste management, water resources and environmental biotechnology.
1981-present Some
PUBMED
The National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database, indexing articles from more than 4500 journals in biology and biomedicine.
(Guide: HTML | PDF)
1947-present Most
Related Article Databases
Years Covered
Peer-reviewed Content?
Academic Search Complete
Multidisciplinary source for scholarly journal and popular magazine articles; indexes and abstracts articles from more than 10,900 English, Spanish, German, French, Italian and Portuguese sources. Full text is available for over 5300 journals.
1865-present Some
LEXIS-NEXIS
Contains full text and abstracts of news, business, and legal information and provides full-text access to nearly 6,000 individual titles. Users can search foreign and domestic newspapers and wire services; radio and television transcripts; and business, industry, and legislative magazines, journals, and newsletters.
Dates vary No
PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service)
Citations to articles, books, conference proceedings, government documents, pamphlets, book chapters and statistical sources in the fields of social and political policy.
1972-present Minimal

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Suggested Web Sites on Environmental Education

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Managing Your References and Evaluating Your Sources

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