AAPG Datapages is a search-and-retrieval system containing the publications of American Association of Petroleum Geologists, as well as various other geological publications. This resource provides full-text access to current and archived geological publications.
AGRICOLA serves as the catalog and index of the U.S. National Agricultural Library. All aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines are covered. It is primarily a citation-only database with some full-text material.
Contains a wide variety of articles written by academics and experts in the fields of knowledge relevant to the study of environmental issues such as biology, geology, anthropology, demographics, genetics, and engineering.
Encompassing tsunamis, elephant conservation, ocean pollution, mining regulation, and permafrost melt, the 300 authoritative articles in this unique and wide-ranging encyclopedia investigate all types of phenomena that change life on Earth.
This 5 volume set covers physical, chemical, biological, and ecological dimensions of global environmental change; causes and consequences of global environmental change; and social and economic dimensions of global environmental change.
A new electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The Encyclopedia
is a free, fully searchable collection of articles written by scholars,
professionals, educators, and experts who collaborate and review each
other's work. The articles are written in non-technical language and
will be useful to students, educators, scholars, professionals, as well
as to the general public.
The Energy Citations Database contains bibliographic records for energy-related reports, conference papers, journal articles, books, dissertations, and patents from the Department of Energy and its predecessor agencies, the Energy Research and Development Administration and the Atomic Energy Commission.
EPA leads the nation's environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts by developing and enforcing regulations, performing environmental research, sponsoring voluntary partnerships and programs, furthering environmental education, and publishing information.
Contains information on associations, research centers, environmental health, publications, educational programs, environmental law, trade shows, environmental statistics, green city rankings, grants, government agencies, consultants, green product catalogs, and web sites.
GreenFILE is a research database focusing 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.
JSTOR is a database consisting of full-text articles from scholarly, peer-reviewed journals from nearly every discipline taught at Calvin. Coverage for each journal begins with the first volume, with coverage ending for most titles three and five years ago. A growing number of journals now have coverage up to the present!
The Oxford Research Encyclopedias (OREs) offer long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. The OREs cover both foundational and cutting-edge topics in order to develop an anchoring knowledge base for major areas of research across the humanities, social sciences and sciences. Multi-media features embedded in the articles, along with cross-referenced links to related content, will further expand the utility and scope of the OREs.
Currently, as of February 2019, Hekman Library subscribes to two subject areas: Climate Science and International Studies. There are 15 areas available for purchase. We will likely be adding to this collection gradually.
Web of Science is the world's largest, high-quality interdisciplinary database back to 1965. All subject areas are covered, but the sciences are covered very well. WoS is easy to use, but it has many advanced features that make it an excellent tool for advanced researchers. See the Web of Science page for searching instructions.
You can search all these databases, or select only one.
Web of Science (Arts & Humanities Index, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Index)
BIOSIS (the leading biological sciences database)
Current Contents (current awareness database covering more than 7,000 journals)
This edition by the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Environment Programme, the World Bank, and the World Resources Institute was undertaken to develop recommendations that would safeguard the world's ecosystems.
World Watch is an internationally known magazine
focused on people, the environment, and how they relate to each other. Published
bi-monthly, it explores current issues in energy, population,
biodiversity, agriculture, climate change, the economy, politics, and