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Politics of Environmental Issues

Course Guide for 11:374:279, Politics of Environmental Issues, taught at SEBS, Department of Human Ecology

Access World News - NewsBank

Access World News may turn out to be your major source for this class: a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues. Rutgers restricted (log in with your NetID off site).

Searching Access World News: Basics

Use keywords that best match your topic to search this large database.

  • We recommend using Lead/First paragraph from the Select a Field pull-down menu to get the most relevant resources.
  • Combine your synonyms with OR to expand search. -- Use AND to narrow your search.
  • Not happy? Start all over with new or modified keywords.

Searching Access World News: Refining your Search

Use the Source Location function to narrow down your search to geographical locations. Results are sorted in chronological order.

Research is an iterative process. It involves locating and assessing the information. As your research topic evolves, you may want to come back and run more searches to your ideas and support your thoughts.

Access World News has a list of "Suggested Topics", with many environmental subjects listed. These will take you to the results of canned searches on a variety of issues, including articles from national, local, and college newspapers, magazines and journals, as well as blogs and other web resources.


  • Feel free to modify the search in the search boxes for your class requirement.
  • You can even use the Create Alert function to hear the latest news in the next few weeks.

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