An interdisciplinary research guide
A core list of sustainability titles selected by the J. Willard Marriott Library Sustainability Working Group. This is an excellant place to begin learning about key issues related to sustainability.
These lists can help you find titles of environmental magazines and journals.
Environmental Studies is an interdisciplinary field that focuses on human interaction with the environment. You can approach issues of sustainability from many different perspectives:
- Natural and physical sciences provide an understanding of environmental systems.
- Social sciences provide information about environmental decision making and public policies.
- Humanities provide aesthetic, ethical, and historical approaches to human-environment relations.
- Urban Planning & Civil Engineering create sustainable human infrastructure.
Some useful Marriott Libray databases to help get you started are:
- Environmental Studies Databases at the Marriott Library
- Academic Search Premier
A good selection of magazines that offer environmental reporting
- CAB eBooks
CABI is a not-for-profit international organization that improves people’s lives by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment
- CQ Researcher
Use the CQ Researcher database to find background information about U.S. Federal laws and policy.
- Credo Reference
A database of encyclopedia articles on nearly any topic.
This database focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched but accessible information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.
- Left Index
A complete guide to the diverse literature of the left, with an emphasis on political, economic, social and culturally engaged scholarship inside and outside academia.
- LexisNexis Academic
A good source for local news, environmental law, and blog posts.
- Yahoo Directory: Environment & Nature Organizations
- Alternative Press Index
A list of web links and useful resources from the Alternative Press Index