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Welcome to the David & Lorraine Cheng Library
This guide should serve as a starting point for your research needs for Environmental Science. Use the tabs at the top of the guide to locate different types of resources.
Click this link if you need information about the WPU Department of Environmental Science.
Environmental Science Resources
Using Library Databases to Find Articles: To locate articles using Library databases, you can go to the list of Library Databases from the Library homepage. Since we have more than 100 databases, you can browse them by subject or you can select the first letter of the database name from the alphabetical directory. Most databases are accessible from off campus and some of the databases you may find useful to locate Environmental Science related articles include:
Biological Science Database
This interdisciplinary database offers abstracts and citations to a wide range of research in biological science fields including animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, chemoreception, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, immunology genetics, health and safety science, oncogenes, entomology, and endocrinology neuroscience. Supporting over two dozen areas of expertise, the database provides access to literature from over 6000 serials, as well as conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and selected books and patents. [ 1947 - Present ]
Google Scholar (Full Text @ Cheng Library)
Access full-text articles from the Library's subscription e-journals using the familiar Google search engine.
For access to our subscription journals through Google Scholar, select the link above and then follow these steps:
1. Click on the top-left corner menu on the screen
2. Select "Settings" from the menu
3. On the next page, select "Library links" from the menu on the left side of the screen
4. Type "wpunj" in the search field and run the search
5. Select "William Paterson University - Cheng Library - Full Text @ Cheng Library" and then click on the "Save" button
This will enable you to see the "Full Text @ Cheng Library" links displayed with your search results.
Environmental studies and ecology database contains citations and abstracts for articles from over 265 academic journals, with additional references to books, essays, industry profiles, magazine and trade publication articles, market research reports, and pamphlets.
JSTOR Arts and Sciences Collections (I through IX, and XIV)
Archive of over 2,-00 major journals in the humanities, social sciences, business, education, area studies, mathematics and statistics, and much more. Funding for the acquisition of the JSTOR Arts and Sciences V, VI, VIII, and IX Collections was provided by a generous gift from the Student Government Association. [18th Century - Present]
Access to over 2,400 full-text journals in the sciences and social sciences.
Science Magazine Online
Science, published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, is a peer-reviewed publication offering scientific news, commentary, and original research. Most issues feature news, reviews, editorials, podcasts, research articles and reports. Our online access offers all issues of Science from 1997 to the present. [1997 - Present]
Scopus is a comprehensive database providing access to the research literature of the natural and physical sciences and the social sciences. The database currently provides over 50 million citation records and indexes over 20,000 peer-reviewed journals, over 390 trade publications, and over 370 book series. Also included are citations for over 5.5 million conference papers from proceedings and journals, over 25 million patent records from five patent offices, and articles in press from over 3,800 journals. [1823 - Present]
SpringerLink E-Journals Collection
Over 1,900 full-text scholarly journals in a variety of disciplines including behavioral sciences, biomedical and life sciences, business and economics, chemistry and materials science, computer science, earth and environmental science, engineering, humanities, social sciences and law, mathematics, medicine, physics and astronomy.
Environmental Science News
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Have a Question? Contact a Librarian:
The Reference Desk is staffed until 10PM Sunday-Friday and until 5:00pm on Saturday.
Send your question to the Reference Desk via email - firstname.lastname@example.org Allow 24 hours for a response.
Schedule a Research Appointment
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