Have a citation? Check our holdings in the box above
Starting your search for articles? Use the Databases tab.
Find images, texts, videos, and more from the Archives & Special Collections and Art & Architecture Collection.
Be sure to log in with your Amherst username and password to see your search results.
Environmental Studies Research Guide
- Primary Sources
- New Titles
Try these databases first to find journal articles in this discipline.
- Environmental Science Collection (1960 to present)
Multidisciplinary database providing access to the international literature in environmental science.
- Environmental Studies and Policy Collection (Gale)
Covers environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.
- GeoRef (1785 [North America]; 1933 [Int'l])
International database of journal articles, conference proceedings, and book chapters covering geology and earth sciences.
- POPLINE (1970 to present)
Reproductive health, fertility, demographics, environmental health, women in development, and HIV/AIDS.
- Web of Science (1984 to present)
Search thousands of journals across the sciences and social sciences and track cited references to locate more recent articles.
- Environment Complete
A full-text database covering environmental studies, ecology, energy, urban planning, and affiliated areas of study.
Draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.
- INSPEC (1969 to present)
Index of publications in all areas of physics, engineering, and computer sciences.
- PAIS International (1972 to present)
Coverage of articles, selected books, government documents, research reports, etc., from a wide range of social sciences.
- Social Sciences Citation Index (1984 to present)
Tracks cited references to locate more recent articles in social science.
- Sociological Abstracts (1952 to present)
Covers the international literature in sociology and related disciplines.
Index to articles on the biochemical, pharmacological, and physiological effects of drugs and other chemicals.
Use these encyclopedias and reference works to get started on a topic.
- International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
Scholarly surveys of all aspects of social sciences.
- International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences
Check out these resources first (also see the Primary Sources research guide).
- Congressional Publications
Index to U.S. congressional material, some full text.
The Anthropocene and the global environmental crisis : rethinking modernity in a new epoch Frost Library; GE149 .A67 2015
Working on earth : class and environmental justice Frost Library; GE220 .W67 2015
An environmental history of medieval Europe (Hoffmann, Richard C. (Richard Charles), 1943-) Frost Library; GF540 .H64 2014