ENVS 201 Library Guide

Intro to Environmental Science

Finding articles

Suggested databases

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

Biological Abstracts

Science Direct (Elsevier)

SpringerLink Journals

Wiley Interscience Journals

Academic OneFile (Gale)

Academic Search Premier (Ebsco)

Google Scholar

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 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

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)

Using APA Format (Purdue University Online Writing Lab)

Further study

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.