Environmental Studies

Welcome. This gateway introduces some of the library resources (databases, journals, maps, data, books) and services that support the Environmental Studies. ENSC librarian Morag Coyne is on administrative leave without pay from Oct. 12 to Dec. 31, 2021.  Please contact engsci@queensuca for research help.

AccessScience

AccessScience is an authoritative online resource that contains incisively written, high-quality reference material that covers all major scientific disciplines.

AGRICOLA

Publication coverage: 15th century to present

AGRICOLA is a public database produced by the National Agriculture Library (NAL) containing references to the literature of agriculture and allied fields.

BIOSIS Previews

Publication coverage: 1926 - present

Life sciences and biomedical research covering pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more.

Encyclopedia of Ecology

Publication coverage: Published 2008

The Encyclopedia of Ecology provides an authoritative and comprehensive coverage of the complete field of ecology, from general to applied. It includes over 500 detailed entries, structured to provide the user with complete coverage of the core knowledge.

Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS)

Publication coverage: 2001 to present

A fully searchable, working editorial site of articles by scientists and scientific historians in the fields of biochemistry and physiology, cell biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, immunology, molecular biology, neuroscience, microbiology and virology, plant science, structural biology, and science and society.

Environment Complete

Publication coverage: Varies by title. 1940s to present.

Deep coverage of environmental aspects of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.

GEOBASE

Publication coverage: 1974 - present

GEOBASE consists of the latest information on the earth sciences, ecology, geology, human and physical geography, and environmental sciences, focusing on, and highlighting, the human and social impacts on both.

GreenFILE

Publication coverage: Varies by publication.

GreenFILE covers the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. It offers indexing and abstracts for more than 850,000 records and open access full text for nearly 13,000 records.
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New exhibit - Queen's Refuge: refugees and the university

We have the pleasure to invite you to the exhibition Queen’s Refuge: Refugees and the University at W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections. 

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