Environmental Studies

This guide is intended as a "starting point" for Environmental Studies students. 

Pick a research topic

Key environmental sources:


Search Omni, the library's main search box to find books and peer-reviewed journal articles on any topic.  Remember to refine your search by selecting the following options: Peer-Reviewed Journals, Articles and Subject (optional). For more help, use the Omni Search Tips

Search subject-specific databases to find journal articles. They offer many advanced search features and offer a more focused search.

Recommend databases for Environmental Studies:

Key Environment Journals:


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Referencing your sources is an important part of academic writing. Why?

  • it lets you acknowledge the ideas or words of others if you use them in your work
  • it helps you to avoid plagiarism
  • it demonstrates that you are using the scholarly record and that you can provide authority for statements you make in your term paper
  • it enables readers to find the source information

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Content last reviewed: January 13, 2021