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Introduction to Environmental Sustainability (21:375:215)

This guide was created specifically for Dr. Karina Schafer's class - Spring 2021

Find Sources

There are a number of places to search for sources relevant to your course needs...


Given that your projects are locally-focused, be sure to search New Jersey-relevant resources:

If the topic is new to you, though, you may want to learn more about the topic. Consider searching for articles, to get some background information. This might include finding out what others are doing in your area of research around the world, why it's important (in particular, for sustainability), where things may be headed in the future in that field, etc. Rutgers University Libraries' subscription databases can be a good source of this information.  In the boxes below are a selection of those deemed most relevant to your need.

If you are interested in searching additional indexes/databases, consider these:

Environmental Science indexes/databases

Below is a selection of relevant indexes/databases that are more focused on the environmental sciences:

Multidisciplinary indexes/databases

Below are a couple of multidisciplinary indexes/databases that seem relevant to your needs in this class:

Full-text articles


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