Find out what specialized sets of resources the library subscribes to. Use these for finding information or writings about a certain subject area--such as the Environment.
Visit the Databases page and enter your subject into the search box at the right.
Example: a search for "environment" will result in about eight different databases.
Want a suggestion? Below are links to databases both general and subject-based. If you need help, be sure to ask a librarian!
A database is a collection of digitized information. Think of it as a digital filing cabinet. In the case of an article database, it collects articles from many sources in a certain area of study or by a certain format (newspaper articles or scholarly journals).
Databases tag each individual item with various kinds of information so it can be called up in a search. When searching a database, try your search term (keyword) to see if there's an auto-complete function. This function will often recognize the beginning of your search term and then show you the terms used by the database.
When searching, you can:
You can also filter from the search results page. Look for a menu usually to the left or at the top of the page.
Developing a topic and want some guidance? Try this project planning guide from the SAGE Research Methods database.