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First Stop Resources

Encyclopedia of Environment and Society go! Available Online

“The Encyclopedia of Environment and Society brings together multiplying issues, concepts, theories, examples, problems, and policies, with the goal of clearly explicating an emerging way of thinking about people and nature. More »

Encyclopedia of Human Geography go! Available in Print

“This multidisciplinary volume provides cross-cultural coverage of human geography as it is understood in the contemporary world More »

GeoBase (on Engineering Village Platform) go! info Available Online

Articles (Research Databases)

Academic Search Premier go! info Available Online

GeoBase (on Engineering Village Platform) go! info Available Online

JSTOR go! info Available Online

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe go! info Available Online

Proquest Newspapers go! info Available Online

Science Citation Index go! info Available Online

Social Sciences Citation Index go! info Available Online

Atlases

Atlas of Global Development go! Available in Print

“…vividly illustrates the key development challenges facing our world today. Social, economic, and environmental issues that are facing the planet are presented by easy-to read, colorful world maps, tables, graphs, text and photographs. More »

Census Atlas of the United States go! Available Online Available in Print

“The Census Atlas is a large-format publication about 300 pages long and containing almost 800 maps. Data from decennial censuses prior to 2000 support nearly 150 maps and figures, More »

Historical Atlas of California go! Available in Print

“Using nearly five hundred historical maps and many other illustrations‚Äö√Ñ√¨from rough sketches drawn in the field to commercial maps to beautifully rendered works of art‚Äö√Ñ√¨this lavishly illustrated volume is the first to tell the story of California’s past from a unique visual perspective. More »

Books

Crimes Against Nature: Squatters, Poachers, Thieves, and the Hidden History of American Conservation go! Available Online Available in Print

“Centering his analysis on social relations and law, Jacoby uncovers the consequences for ordinary people of various conservation policies and, in the process, gives readers a fresh interpretation of this much-studied topic. More »

Cultural Geography: A Critical Dictionary of Key Concepts go! Available Online

“This is an excellent and long overdue reference work for students of critical cultural geography. The editors set out the critical spirit of the book from the outset and signal the relevancy of cultural geographical studies for understanding the dynamic complexes of the worlds we live in More »

Encyclopedia of Environment and Society go! Available Online

“The Encyclopedia of Environment and Society brings together multiplying issues, concepts, theories, examples, problems, and policies, with the goal of clearly explicating an emerging way of thinking about people and nature. More »

Encyclopedia of Human Geography go! Available in Print

“This multidisciplinary volume provides cross-cultural coverage of human geography as it is understood in the contemporary world More »

United States West Coast: An Environmental History go! Available Online

“United States West Coast: An Environmental History explores the interplay of ecology, economy, and culture throughout the history of the region of North America where the waters drain to the Pacific Ocean. More »

Videos

A Dangerous Business Revisited go! Available Online Multimedia Resource

“Five years ago, FRONTLINE and The New York Times joined forces to investigate death and dismemberment in one of America’s most dangerous industries — the iron pipe foundry business. More »

Dangerous Business go! Available Online Multimedia Resource

“An investigation of the McWane corporation, identified as one of the most dangerous companies in America in terms of health and safety violations, employee accidents and deaths. Over the last seven years the corporation has amassed more safety violations than all its major competitors combined.”

The Nature of Business Partnering with the Environment go! Available Online Multimedia Resource

“As corporations continue to think globally, the rapidly deteriorating state of the environment is demanding that they act locally– now. More »

Websites

National Transportation Library go! Available Online

Valuable resource for transportation statistics, studies and reports. “The National Transportation Library is charged with improving the availability of transportation-related information More »

TED: A Greener Future? go! Available Online

A series of short videos of talks given at the annual TED conference. Presenters are visionaries, leaders, artists and thinkers – highly recommended!


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