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Finding Library Books


Find books, videos, and more in the College Library.


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Opposing Viewpoints  is an online subscription database focused on controversial social issues. It includes an entire section devoted to environmental issues.

EBSCOhost is a collection of twenty-six databases covering multiple disciplines.  Academic Search Premier, GreenFILE, and MasterFILE Premier are the best databases for research on environmental topics.



LIMIT GOOGLE Search by Domain Name

  1. Restrict search to those sites created by government and colleges / universities.
  2. Search Example -> Fracking

Evaluate Websites 

  1. Is the author listed and can you contact him / her with questions?
  2. What are the credentials of the website author?
  3. Does the website contain timely information? What is the date of last update?
  4. What is the purpose of the website? Is there a product being sold?