FYE 1040: LI's Environment: Past & Future

Books in the Main Stacks

The links below are some catalog searches to get you started. There are many more possibilities — try searching the Catalog for keywords that describe your topic.

Long Island environment

Citing Your Resources

Annotated Bibliography 101
APA Style
Automated Software for Creating Citations
Citing Different Sources - How to
Evaluating Web Resources
MLA Style

Avoiding Plagiarism
Part of being a good student means that you know how to responsibly use the information you find in the library and on the web. Our Plagiarism Prevention pages can help you learn what to do to avoid the dastardly deed and properly cite your sources.
Added by LPR - Last updated: 3/26/2009

Citing ERIC Documents
From the University of Winthrop, with MLA and APA examples for citing ERIC documents.
Added by CK - Last updated: 8/25/2008

Citing medicine: the NLM style guide for authors, editors, and publishers
Citing Medicine provides assistance to authors in compiling lists of references for their publications, to editors in revising such lists, to publishers in setting reference standards for their authors and editors, and to librarians and others in formatting bibliographic citations.
Added by JB - Last updated: 10/3/2008

Diana Hacker’s Research and Documentation Online
Four of the major styles (APA, MLA, Chicago, CBE) are represented here (divided by area: Humanities, Social Sciences, History, Sciences). Users can access examples of each type of citation using drop down menus or see the styles “in action” by perusing sample papers written in each style.
Added by RDF - Last updated: 8/14/2008

Chicago
Chicago Manual of Style
Abbreviated form guide for scientific and humanities styles.
Added by CK - Last updated: 8/25/2008

Citation Generators
Bibliography Building Software (Noodlebib) - Enter required info then cut & paste! ID Card access required for remote users - this program enables users to build a bibliography - create a profile and enter the information and citation style (MLA, APA etc)- Noodlebib will automatically generate a list and properly format it to citation type (journal article, book, website etc). Once built, the lists can be stored or shared with other users. Highly recommended resource for generating citations.
Added by JB - Last updated: 7/26/2007

MLA
MLA Formatting and Style Guide
Guidelines for formatting a paper using MLA, covering in-text citations, footnotes, the works cited page and more.
Added by CK - Last updated: 8/25/2008

Turabian
Turabian Samples for a Bibliography
Basic information about footnotes and bibliographies using the 6th edition of Kate Turabian’s A Manual for Writers of Term Papers.
Added by CK - Last updated: 8/25/2008

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Hurricane preparedness perspectives in an urban environment: Are we ready for the “Big One”? (1995). Hempstead, NY: Hofstra University.
This is a collection of the abstracts of papers presented at a Hurricane Conference on Long Island.
Reference QC945.H87 1995

Environmental Science Web Sites

  • Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program | US EPA
    Courtesy of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) is a publicly available EPA database that contains information on toxic chemical releases and waste management activities reported annually by certain industries as well as federal facilities.


  • Science Inventory | US EPA
    EPA’s Science Inventory contains more than 4,000 scientific and technical work products. Users can conduct keyword searches or can search within nine cross-cutting science topics: aging initiative, contaminated sediments, ecological assessment tools, genomics, tribal science, children’s health, cumulative risk, environmental justice, and non-indigenous species.


  • Celebrating Wildflowers - Pollinators
    We can’t live without them! The US Forest Service sponsors the site Celebrating Wildflowers which has information on pollinators as well as invasive and rare plants, even gardening.


  • NSCEP | US EPA
    This a database providing access to over 10,000 full-text documents from the EPA.


  • Nature Online Video Streaming Archive
    For selected articles and letters Nature will present streaming videos that feature interviews with scientists behind the research and analysis from Nature editors.


  • Natural Resources Research Information Pages
    Start here to find databases related to the environment; conferences and research news; information about government agencies, institutions, and organizations; and outdoor recreation research.


  • NNEC - Drought and the Food, Water and Energy Nexus by Robin Madel
    Brought to you by the Network for New Energy Choices, the National Energy Research Database (NERD) is a free online research library for renewable and conventional energy. The NERD compiles academic studies, technical reports and research articles from the government and non-profit groups into a single, searchable database.





See also

Journals

American Journal of Environmental Sciences
Applied Ecology and Environmental Research
Coastal Management: An International Journal of Marine\\ Environment, Resources, Law, & Society
Environment
Environmental Education Research
International Journal of Environmental Health Research
International Review for Environmental Strategies\\ Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management
Journal of Environmental Education
Journal of Environmental Systems
Journal of Exposure Analysis & Environmental Epidemiology
Journal of Toxicology & Environmental Health
Journal of Water and Environment Technology
To find indexing and full-text information for these titles, check the Journal Locator.

Long Island Environmental Web Sites

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