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Best Bet Databases in Environmental Science
  • GreenFILE (EBSCO) A Best Bet database
    Articles on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and recycling. Draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.
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  • Water Resources Abstracts A Best Bet database
    Technical and scientific literature on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources. 1967-current.
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  • Scopus A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles and conference papers on any topic in science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts & humanities. Includes cited references and h-index information. 1996-present for cited reference searching; partial coverage, without references, to 1823.
    Former Web of Science/Web of Knowledge Users: Scopus has several guides available to help you learn how to use its many functions. Please check the details section for links.
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  • CAB Direct A Best Bet database
    Covers agriculture. Includes animal, dairy & veterinary sciences; entomology; plant sciences; forestry; aquaculture & fisheries; farming; agricultural economics; food & human nutrition; earth & environmental sciences. 1973-current.
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  • GeoRef A Best Bet database
    International geoscience literature, covering engineering and environmental geology, hydrology, and paleontology. North American geology: 1785-current; international geology: 1933-current..
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  • Web of Science A Best Bet database

    As of September 1, 2014, UConn Libraries discontinued access to Web of Science in favor of other alternative resource including Scopus. If you have any questions and/or if you would like to transfer your Web of Science search alerts to Scopus, please contact
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