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1.1 Environmental literacy and sustainability
1.2 Science literacy and the process of science
1.3 information literacy and toxicology 
2.1 ecosystems and nutrient cycling
2.2 population ecology 
2.3 community ecology 
3.1 evolution and extinction 

3.2 biodiversity
3.3 preserving biodiversity (online)
4.1 human populations 
4.2 urbanization and sustainable communities
4.3 environmental health
5.1 ecological economics and consumption 
5.2 environmental policy 
5.3 managing solid waste
6.1 freshwater resources
6.2 water pollution 
6.3 marine ecosystems (online)
7.1 forest resources
7.2 grasslands and soil resources (online) 
7.3 mineral resources (online) 
8.1 feeding the world 
8.2 sustainable agriculture: raising crops
8.3 sustainable agriculture: raising livestock (online) 
8.4 fisheries and aquaculture (online) 
9.1 coal 
9.2 oil and natural gas 
10.1 air pollution 
10.2 climate change 
11.1 nuclear power 
11.2 sustainable energy: stationary sources
11.3 sustainable energy: mobile sources (online) 


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Proquest is an excellent cross-disciplinary database that includes the sciences, social sciences and more.  

 How to use Proquest.


Overview of Scholarly Articles and How to Find them on Proquest

More about Scholarly Articles.


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Gale In Context: Science is an engaging resource that provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.



CDC Centers for Disease Control

"CDC is the nation’s health protection agency, working 24/7 to protect America from health and safety threats, both foreign and domestic. CDC increases the health security of our nation."



National Center for Environmental Health

Environmental Health Toolkits



EPA logo and link.




EPA Research
Health Topics 

Data Set Search - Add your keyword(s) to search



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Google Scholar link set up to find BigBendCC Full Text. 
Use links in the far-right margin. Not titles. Clicking on the titles usually takes you to a paywall.


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"DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. DOAJ is independent. All funding is via donations, 22% of which comes from sponsors and 78% from members and publisher members. All DOAJ services are free of charge including being indexed in DOAJ. All data is freely available." -- From Publisher.




Browse Environmental Literacy.

Browse Ecosystems and Nutrient Cycling.

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"Have you ever found an image on the Internet and clicked to save a copy of that image for your own use? Most of us have done it at some point in time. But images like content are intellectual property and there are rights and fair use protocols that dictate how we can fairly use images and transform them into our own pieces of work.

Creative Commons helps you share your knowledge and creativity with the world. It also helps you find and identify knowledge and creativity of others that are allowed for sharing." From Publisher




"All photos published on Unsplash can be used for free. You can use them for commercial and noncommercial purposes. You do not need to ask permission from or provide credit to the photographer or Unsplash, although it is appreciated when possible." From Unsplash. 


Find your perfect free image or video to download and use for anything. ✓ Free for commercial use ✓ No attribution required ✓ High quality images.


Research Tips



1)  Learn How to Identify a Scholarly Article
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2)  Evaluate Resources:  Analyze Currency, Relevancy,  Accuracy, Authority, and Purpose. 



3)  Search Tips:  Truncation, Phrase Searching, and Boolean Search. 

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