ENVS 201 Library Guide
Intro to Environmental Science
Science Indexing & Abstracting Databases:
Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database (includes Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts) marine biology, oceanography, freshwater science, fisheries
Agricultural & Environmental Science Database (includes AGRICOLA and Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management) interdisciplinary index to the literature of agriculture and the environment
See also the library's Research Guides in relevant disciplines
OneSearch - Articles
Citing your sources
Council of Science Editors (CSE) Style
Scientific style and format: the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers: REF T11.S386 2006
(THIS IS THE RECOMMENDED FORMAT FOR ENVS, MSCI and BIO COURSES)
This guide from the Council of Science Editors (CSE) provides both citation and writing style guidelines for the sciences and related fields.
See also these Web sites for how to cite references using the CSE style guidelines:
Council of Science Editors (CSE) Style Guide from Ohio State University Libraries
CSE Citation Examples form Dakota State University
CSE Style Guidelines from Weber State University Library
Council of Science Editors Documentation Style from University of Wisconsin
Try CSE Citation Wizard from 21st Century Information Fluency to form your citation on the fly. Be sure to check the results carefully.
APA style guide
APA (American Psychological Association) Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (CSUMB Reference Collection REF BF 76.7 .P82 2010)
APA Style (APA's web site)
Literature Reviews - An Overview
What is the role of a literature review in research? What's it mean to 'review' the literature? Get the big picture of what to expect as part of the process. This 9-minute video was created by North Carolina State University Libraries.