CHM105: Environmental Science

This guide offers the best resources for environmental science research assignments.

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  • The search box above will search across 100 library databases, for books, ebooks, articles and documentary video. It's a good place to start to get a variety of sources.
  • To search a topic in more depth, search individual databases below, such as ProQuest Central.  

Debating the Topic

Search for more viewpoints using the "Start Your Research Here" search box (on the library's home page) as well as article databases (WestLaw and ScienceDirect, for instance) below. Suggested search terms:  

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  • [your subject] AND  legal* 
  • [your subject] AND social*
  • [your subject] AND economic*
  • [your subject] AND politic*
  • Try an Advanced Search, adding terms like disput* OR question* OR oppos*

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If you have your subject, have tried these databases and need some help finding specific information, contact a librarian (, use the green chat box, or see the Ask a Librarian page.