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Environmental Science 010: Recommended Databases


Science In Context Database

Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects from earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography. This database includes:

  • topic overviews
  • encyclopedia entries
  • magazine articles
  • newspaper articles
  • academic journal articles
  • biographies
  • images like charts, pictures, maps, graphs, etc.
  • audio

Environmental Studies

Issues and Controversies

Issues and Controversies provides reports that explore hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. This is a great database for the beginning of the research process since it provides foundational overviews for nearly 800 current topics that profoundly impact society. Each report includes:

  • Overviews of key issues
  • Discussion Questions
  • Bibliography
  • Recommend Resources
  • Related Keywords

Academic Search Complete Database


Academic Search Premier is a multidisciplinary database and thus can be used to find information on research paper topics for any of your classes at EVC. This database will be helpful for finding information on thousands of topics, including current and controvesial topics. This database includes:

  • Newspaper articles
  • Magazine articles
  • Academic journal articles
  • Images
  • Reports


CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher includes current, hot topic reports providing unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.

Reports include:

  • Introduction
  • Overview
  • Background
  • Current Situation
  • Outlook
  • Pro/Con
  • Chronology
  • Short Features
  • Maps/Graphs
  • Bibliography