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Core Databases

Access the essential databases for Environmental Science. For more, see the Environmental Science Subject Guide.

  • Biological Abstracts:
    The definitive biology and biomedical database. Coverage starts in 1969. Citation only; ( + )
  • GreenFILE:
    Research on the environment and human impacts (limited full text) Citation only; KYVL subscription; ( + )
  • GreenFILE (free):
    Research on the environment and human impacts (limited full text). Citation only; Open access; ( + )
  • OSTI.gov:
    Science, technology, and engineering research (limited full-text). Citation only; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • ScienceDirect:
    Articles and book chapters in the sciences (limited open access). Full text included; ( + )
  • Scopus:
    Citations for scientific articles, books, and conference proceedings. Citation only; ( + )
  • TOXNET:
    Research toxicology, hazardous chemicals, toxic releases. Citation only; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )

Comprehensive List

Access the recommended databases for Environmental Science. For more, see the Environmental Science Subject Guide.

  • Academic Search Complete:
    An all-inclusive scholarly and multidisciplinary database. Recommended for general topics; Full text included; KYVL; ( + )
  • ACS Publications:
    Journals of the American Chemical Society back to 1896. Full text included; ( + )
  • AGRICOLA:
    The definitive resource for agricultural research (limited full-text). Citation only; KYVL subscription; ( + )
  • AGRICOLA (NAL Catalog):
    The definitive resource for agricultural research (limited full-text). Citation only; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Biological Abstracts:
    The definitive biology and biomedical database. Coverage starts in 1969. Citation only; ( + )
  • Digital Commons Network:
    Access to scholarly journal articles and research. Full text included; Open access; ( + )
  • Directory of Open Access Books:
    A directory of open-access books. Full text included; Ebook collection; Open access; ( + )
  • Directory of Open Access Journals:
    Definitive index to peer-reviewed, open-access journals. Full text included; Open access; ( + )
  • Dissertations and Theses:
    Comprehensive access to dissertations and theses worldwide. Full text included; Ebook collection; ( + )
  • E-Journals:
    Citations from EBSCO ejournals (limited full-text). Citation only; ( + )
  • GreenFILE:
    Research on the environment and human impacts (limited full text) Citation only; KYVL subscription; ( + )
  • GreenFILE (free):
    Research on the environment and human impacts (limited full text). Citation only; Open access; ( + )
  • JSTOR:
    Scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences, and business. Full text included; ( + )
  • Open Dissertations:
    American dissertations. Limited full text. Full text included; Ebook collection; ( + )
  • Open Dissertations (free):
    Open access to American dissertations. Limited full text. Full text included; Ebook collection; Open access; ( + )
  • OSTI.gov:
    Science, technology, and engineering research (limited full-text). Citation only; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Science.gov:
    Search US government scientific databases. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • ScienceDirect:
    Articles and book chapters in the sciences (limited open access). Full text included; ( + )
  • Scopus:
    Citations for scientific articles, books, and conference proceedings. Citation only; ( + )
  • SSRN (Social Science Research Network):
    Access articles in 30 social science disciplines. Full text included; Open access; ( + )
  • TOXNET:
    Research toxicology, hazardous chemicals, toxic releases. Citation only; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • UN Data:
    Datasets for UN member countries. Open access; ( + )
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