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Contains over 8,000 academic, trade, and general-interest periodicals; also includes the full-text of the New York Times back to 1995 as well as hundreds of podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, and the CBC.
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Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management
Provides broad covereage of environmental issues in scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, books and government publications.
PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) International with ARCHIVE
An index to the literature of public policy, social policy, and the social sciences in general. PAIS International indexes journal articles, books, government documents, statistical compilations, committee reports, directories, serials, reports of public, intergovernmental, and private organizations
BIOSIS Citation Index
BIOSIS Citation Index is an index to life sciences and biomedical research covering pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more, with content from journals, meetings, patents, and books.
Zoology Record is the most in-depth index to research dealing with animals in their natural environments.
World Development Report
The World Bank's annual World Development Report (WDR) provides analysis of specific aspects of development, including agriculture, environment, health and nutrition, and rural development.
An index to the research literature in agriculture produced by the National Agricultural Library, including topics such as plant and animal sciences, forestry, entomology, soil and water resources, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, agricultural products, alternative farming practices, and food and nutrition.