Sustainable Campus
A brief bibliography of library holdings about the topic.


Academic Search Premier
Indexes, Abstracts, Citations and Full text publications covering most disciplines, including education and enviornmental studies.

OmniFile (WilsonWeb)
Multi-disciplinary database providing the complete content - indexing, abstracts, and full text - from six of Wilson's full-text databases. Covers education and enviornmental studies.

The primary database in the field of education. Search using the subject terms: "ecological factors," "environmental education," "higher education" and/or "campus planning." Sample ERIC Articles:

Clark, Charles S. "Campuses Move toward Sustainability." Priorities 14 (Spring 2000), (ED442358).

Khan, Shirley Ali; Parkin, Christopher. "Colleges Going Green: A Guide to Environmental Action in Further Education Colleges." (ED356963)

Khan, Shirley Ali. "Towards Sustainability: A Guide for Colleges." (ED435810)

Morris, Diana. "Resource Guide: Sustainability at Your Fingertips." Tribal College Journal 13, no. 3 (Spring 2002). 34-37. (EJ643586).

Subject Headings:

Using Library of Congress Subject Headings in your searches will help you obtain more relevant information from databases and the library catalog:

Environmental education
Universities and colleges -- Environmental aspects

Selected works from the Main Collection:

Collett, Jonathan and Stephen Karakashian, eds. Greening the college curriculum : a guide to environmental teaching in the liberal arts : a project of the Rainforest Alliance. Washington, D.C. : Island Press, 1996.
Main Collection: 370.1120711 C698g

Creighton, Sarah Hammond. Greening the ivory tower : improving the environmental track record of universities, colleges and other institutions. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1998.
Main Collection 363.70576 C914g

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Prepared by David M. Oldenkamp, Social Sciences Reference Librarian. Last updated: 29 August 2003.