A brief bibliography of library holdings about sustainability and related topics.

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

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

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


Academic Search Premier
Indexes, Abstracts, Citations and Full text publications covering most disciplines.

Lexis-Nexis Academic
General news magazines, periodicals, international news, etc…

Lexis-Nexis Congressional
Laws, case law, etc…surrounding sustainability

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

Sociological Abstracts (SocAbs)
Find citations for articles relating to sustainable community, etc…

Philosopher's Index
Search for articles relating to environmental ethics and the philosophy of conservation.

Subject Headings

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

Cities and towns -- Growth Conservation of natural resources
Ecology and justice
Environmental policy
Environmental protection.
Green movement
Human ecology
Land Use
Local government
Open Spaces
Political participation
Quality Of Life
Social ecology
Social justice
Sustainable development

Selected works from the main collection:

Adams, W. M. Green development : environment and sustainability in the Third World. London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
1 copy ordered for Main Collection on 06-11-2003.

Bednar, Charles. Transforming the dream : ecologism and the shaping of an alternative American vision. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2003
Main Collection 363.70973 B379t
Muhlenberg Coll M B399t

Broad, Robin, ed. Global backlash : citizen initiatives for a just world economy. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2002.
Main Collection 337 B863g

Macauley, David, ed. Minding nature : the philosophers of ecology. New York : Guilford Press, 1996.
Main Collection 363.7001 M117m

Maser, Chris. Sustainable community development : principles and concepts. Delray Beach, FL: St. Lucie Press, 1997.
Main Collection: 303.69 M396s

Milbrath, Lester W. Envisioning a sustainable society : learning our way out. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1989.
Main Collection: 304.2 M638e

Princen, Thomas, Michael Maniates, and Ken Conca, eds. Confronting consumption. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2002.
Main Collection: IN PROCESS

Adams, W. M. Green development : environment and sustainability in the Third World. London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
1 copy ordered for Main Collection on 06-11-2003.

Redman, Charles L. Human impact on ancient environments. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 1999.
Main Collection: 304.209 R318h

Rasmussen, Larry L. Earth community earth ethics. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1996.
Main Collection: 261.8362 R225e

Tokar, Brian. Earth for sale : reclaiming ecology in the age of corporate greenwash. Boston, MA : South End Press, 1997.
Main Collection 363.705 T646e

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

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