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


Reference Works:

Allin, Craig, ed. Encyclopedia of environmental issues. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2000.
Ref Collection 363.7003 E56o v.1-3

Bortman, Marci, ed. Environmental encyclopedia. Detroit : Gale/Thomson-Gale, 2003.
Ref Collection 363.7003 E61e v.1-2

Magill, Frank N. Great events from history II. Ecology and the environment series. Pasadena, CA : Salem Press, 1995-.
Ref Collection 363.7 M194g v.1-5

Marien, Michael. Environmental issues and sustainable futures : a critical guide to recent books, reports, and periodicals. Bethesda, MD: World Future Society, 1996.
Ref Collection 016.3637 M334e

Meyers, Robert A. Encyclopedia of environmental analysis and remediation. New York: Wiley, 1998.
Ref Collection 628 E56o vols.1-8

Paehlke, Robert, ed. Conservation and environmentalism : an encyclopedia. New York : Garland Pub., 1995.
Ref Collection 363.7003 P126c

Databases:

AGRICOLA
Bibliographic database of citations to agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library.

GEOBASE
Covers geography, geology, and ecology literature.

Ingenta
Full-text, and many abstracts for scientific, agricultural, etc… publications.

OmniFile (WilsonWeb)
A large interdisciplinary database that contains the Applied Science & Technology database and the General Science Index.

See Also: Academic Search Premiere and LexisNexis Academic for citations, abstracts and full-text newspaper, magazine and journal articles.


Subject Headings:

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

Conservation of natural resources
Ecology and justice
Environmental policy
Environmental protection.
Environmentalism
Green movement
Open Spaces
Quality Of Life
Social ecology


Selected works from the Main Collection:

Bryant, Bunyan, ed. Environmental justice : issues, policies, and solutions. Washington, DC: Island Press, 1995.
Main Collection: 363.7 B915e

Bryner, Gary C. Gaia's wager : environmental movements and the challenge of sustainability. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001.
Main Collection: 363.705 B916g

Foreman, Christopher H. The promise and peril of environmental justice. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 1998.
Main Collection: 363.700973 F715p

Humphrey, Craig R., Tammy L. Lewis and Frederick H. Buttel. Environment, energy, and society : a new synthesis. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Thomson Learning, 2002.
Main Collection: 304.2 H926e
Muhlenberg Collection M L676e

Humphrey, Craig R., Tammy L. Lewis and Frederick H. Buttel. Environment, energy, and society : exemplary works. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Thomson Learning, 2003.
Main Collection: 304.2 H926en
Muhlenberg Collection M L676en

Pimentel, David, Laura Westra and Reed F. Noss. Ecological integrity : integrating environment, conservation, and health. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2000.
Main Collection: 304.2 P644e

Wenz, Peter S. Environmental ethics today. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
Main Collection: 179.1 W483e

United Nations Development Programme, World Bank, and the World Resources Institute. World resources 2002-2004: discussions for the earth: balance, voice and power. Washington, DC: World Resources Institute, 2003.
Main Collection 333.7 W927re

Van der Ryn, Sim and Stuart Cowan. Ecological Design. Washington: Island Press, 1996
Main Collection: 363.7 V239e

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