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Environmental Science & Policy Research Guide

Environmental Science & Policy

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AccessScience Access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology from Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. Yes more information
Birds of North America Provides life histories and images for over 700 species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada with video and audio recordings for many. No more information
GreenFILE (Ebsco) A bibliographic database of resources in a variety of formats that address environmental concerns. Yes more information
GREENR - Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources (Gale) A database focused on the issues relating to the environment. Its coverage extends to news, case studies, videos, and news, as well as academic journals. Yes more information
Nature International science journal that publishes peer-reviewed original research, review articles, reports, and commentaries on the latest happenings in the sciences. Valuable for both scientists and those with a general interest in the sciences. Yes more information
Nature: News@Nature The daily news of Science: Science journalism in the news. No more information
Science Online (AAAS) Full-text of the journal Science, 1997 – date. Published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. No more information

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Academic Search Complete (Ebsco) Scholarly, multidisciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,600 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,500 peer-reviewed journals. Yes more information
Academic Video Online A single cross-searchable repository of Alexander Street Press online video titles currently available to Drake users. This includes American History in Video and World History in Video No more information
American History in Video Historical coverage in the collection ranges from the early history of Native Americans to the 1988 Vicennes Affair in the Persian Gulf. Biographical coverage ranges from eighteenth century to modern day figures. No more information
Britannica Online Fully searchable version of this authoritative, general encyclopedia. It also includes the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Britannica Book of the Year. Yes more information
CountryWatch Up-to-date news and information on all of the world's countries. Yes more information
CQ Press Researcher Online Looking for a "hot topic" on which to do a research paper? This database is a great place to start! It offers pros & cons, background information, and in-depth analysis on a variety of topics, issues, and controversies currently in the news. Yes more information
Credo Reference Portal to over 500 highly regarded reference sources. Examples of sources covered include: Art, Business, Food & Beverage, History, Language, Law, Literature, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, Science, Social Sciences, and Technology. Yes more information
Gale Virtual Reference Library A collection of reference works on the Arts, Business, Education, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation & World, Religion, and the Social Sciences. Yes more information
Global Issues in Context (Gale) A resource for international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Yes more information
JSTOR More than a thousand academic journals and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources Yes more information
LexisNexis Academic Provides over 9,000 full-text news, business, and legal sources. Yes more information
National Journal Group's Policy Central Access to National Journal online, CongressDaily, The Hotline, Technology Daily, & Almanac of American Politics. No more information
National Review Archive The National Review has been a leading journal of opinion since its inception in 1955. Yes more information
Project Muse Full-text of scholarly journals published by Johns Hopkins University and other university presses. Yes more information
RefWorks Bibliographic and citation tool for Drake students and faculty No more information
Science Citation Index Expanded Indexes more than 6,650 authoritative journals across 150 scientific disciplines and includes cited references. Coverage: 1899-present. Yes more information
ScienceDirect ScienceDirect contains over 25% of the world's science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information. Yes more information
SCOPUS Indexes 19,500 titles in the scientific, technical, & medical literature. Includes a Citation Tracker. Scopus is being discontinued Jan 1, 2013. It will be replaced by Web of Science Yes more information
Web of Science (Web of Knowledge) Web of Science, aka Web of Knowledge, provides quick, powerful access to the world's leading citation databases. Coverage includes the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, available to 1900. Yes more information
WorldCat Dissertations (OCLC) Bibliographic database of all dissertations and theses available in WorldCat No more information