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Environment Complete Environment Complete
Environment articles from both domestic and international journals.
Energy & Power Source Energy & Power Source Includes publications dealing with energy industry-related issues.
GreenFILE database GreenFILE
Covers aspects of human impact to the environment.
Academic Search Premier Academic Search Premier
A multi-disciplinary database.
Nexis Uni Nexis Uni (a.k.a. Lexis Nexis) 
For newspapers, business and law.
ScienceDirect ScienceDirect
Scientific and technical scholarly research articles. To get article PDFs, you will need to click on the order button to enter your contact information, and the library will email you the articles within 1-3 days. The order button is located in results lists and on article pages:

Environmental Sciences (UMass Boston)

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Statistics & Data Statistics & Data:Weather and Climate, EEOS Organizations, etc.
Open Access Indexes Open Access Indexes: Fishbase, Marine Biology, (Univ. California), Plantbase, etc.

Geology & Geophysics

U.S. Geological Survey
Contains indexing, citations and links to the full text of most reports, documents, books and series published by the USGS and USGS authors. The reports and thematic maps database currently contains more than 130,000 bibliographic citations, including USGS numbered series begun as early as 1880. Coverage: 1880 - present

GEOSCAN (Government of Canada)
Features over 70,000 records for ESS publications, including: Publications of the Geological Survey of Canada and the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing; Canada Topographic Maps; External publications authored by ESS scientists and specialists. Also provides links to publications available online or for free download, as well as other information regarding ESS programs, and ordering publications. Coverage: 1844 - present

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