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Database Searching @ U. of Lethbridge [YouTube Video]
Find Articles: Database Search Tips
Help sections help explain features and search strategies for the database.
Use limiters in addition when entering search terms. E.g., check "Scholarly Peer Reviewed" or specify "English" as a preferred language in the advanced search screen.
Too many search results? Refer to database "thesaurus" or "subject term" section to identify discipline-specific terminology used within the database to describe your search topic.
Too few search results? Replace one or more of your search terms with broader or more general terms.
Use the citations listed in bibliographies of useful articles to find additional articles for your research paper.
Find Articles: Recommended Environmental Science Databases & Indexes
Start with the following Databases & Indexes to locate scholarly articles related to Environmental Science.
Access articles in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study.
Web of Science Core Collection
Access scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. Includes citation mapping and citation reports.
Search can be limited to the following databases:
Science Citation Index Expanded
Social Sciences Citation Index
Arts & Humanities Citation Index
Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science
Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities
Book Citation Index - Science
Book citation Index - Social Sciences & Humanities
Current Chemical Reactions
To limit your results to one of the above citation indexes, scroll down the main search page and click on the appropriate database.
Indexes multidisciplinary research literature on the earth sciences, including geological structure and relation to natural resources as well as linking resource management, transport, and regional and urban planning.
Indexes multidisciplinary scholarly, government, and general-interest sources focused on environmental issues.
Find Articles: Related Environmental Science Databases & Indexes
The following Databases & Indexes are contain articles related to Environmental Science but do not focus exclusively on this discipline.
AGRICOLA [via free internet access]
Access citations from journal abstracts as well as bibliographic records covering monographs, serials, audiovisual materials and online content from around the world. Covers all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines.
Content: Scholarly journals, books and chapters, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials and technical reports.
American Museum of Natural History Scientific Publications
Search digitized AMNH scientific publications in the areas of zoological systematics, paleontology, geology, evolution, and anthropology.
Content: Scholarly journals, manuscripts, supplemental data, memoirs, bulletins, catalogs, museum publications, magazines.
Encyclopedia of Life (EOL)
Search information on living organisms using this collaborative encyclopedia. Includes video, sound, images, graphics in addition to text.
Birds of the World
Birds of the World is a powerful research database that brings together deep, scholarly content from four celebrated works of ornithology with millions of bird observations from eBird and multimedia from the Macaulay Library into a single platform where biologists and birders can explore comprehensive life history information on birds. Species accounts include sounds, images, videos, distributional maps and model output.
Find Articles: Finding Relevant Journal Titles
Selected Environmental Science-related journal title categories: