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Scholarly Journals

For more journal recommendations, consult the research guide for your topic or discipline.



For a complete list of the libraries' databases, go to Databases by Titles (A-Z). For more database recommendations, consult the research guide for your topic or discipline.

  • AGRICOLA Articles (PSU)

    Contains references for journal articles, book chapters, audiovisuals, and other resources on all aspects of agriculture, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, rural and community development, agricultural economics, food and human nutrition, agricultural engineering, and earth and environmental sciences.

  • AGU E-Journals (PSU)

    The American Geophysical Union (AGU) is devoted to the scientific study of Earth and its environment. The AGU focuses its research in four fundamental areas: atmospheric and ocean sciences; solid-Earth sciences; hydrologic sciences; and space sciences.

  • AMS Journals (PSU)

    Search the journals of the American Meteorological Society.

  • Biological Abstracts (PSU)

    Monitors more than 5,000 international journals to ensure that virtually every life science topic is covered, including agriculture, biochemistry, biology, botany, molecular biology, biotechnology, physiology, microbiology, neurology, pharmacology, public health, toxicology, zoology, and ecology and the environment.

  • BNA Environment Reporter (PSU)

    Provides in-depth news and analysis of environmental law along with applicable statutes and court cases.

  • BuildingGreen Suite (PSU)

    The leading, authoritative online resource for reliable content on sustainable design strategies, green building materials, and case studies of high performance buildings.

  • E&E TV (PSU)

    Provides video of interviews of leading policy makers in the fields of energy and environment.

  • Ecology Abstracts (PSU)

    Focuses on how organisms of all kinds – microbes, plants, and animals – interact with their environments and with other organisms. Also includes works on the impacts of environmental change.

  • Environmental Engineering Abstracts (PSU)

    Covers the world literature pertaining to technological and engineering aspects of air and water quality, environmental safety, and energy production.

  • Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management (PSU)

    Provides abstracts and references to the environment literature covering all areas of air, land, water, and noise pollution as well as bacteriology, ecology, toxicology, risk assessment, environmental engineering, environmental biotechnology, waste management, and water resources from 1967 to the present.

  • GreenFILE (PSU)

    Focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.

  • Human Rights Documents Online (PSU)

    Contains documents collected since 1980 by the Human Rights Internet, the unofficial depository for documentation produced by more than 480 non-governmental human rights organizations throughout the world.

  • OECD iLibrary (PSU)

    Includes full-text book and serial publications from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. Also includes many of the data sets available from the organization.

  • PolicyFile (PSU)

    Provides content from public policy think tanks, university research programs, research organizations and publishers.


    Contains recent full-text technical reports from the U.S. Departments of Energy and Defense, several NASA labs, and the Environmental Protection Agency.

  • Sustainability Science Abstracts (PSU)

    Contains resources related to sustainable development and conservation of natural resources.

  • Water Resources Abstracts (PSU)

    Provides summaries of the world's technical and scientific literature on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources.

  • World Bank E-Library (PSU)

    Provides full-text PDF-format versions of all new World Bank books and selected books beginning in 1984.