GreenR

By - Research & Instruction Librarian May 22nd, 2014

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GreenR (stands for: Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) contains global perspectives on global environmental issues.

 

To reveal all of the global environmental topics covered by GreenR, click the “View all ” button (upper middle, directly following ‘Browse Issues and Topics’).

 

Sources include: reference book articles, newspapers, broadcast news, radio news, magazines, newspapers, reports and scholarly journals.

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New Reference Books: A Dictionary of Biology, A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

By - Research & Instruction Librarian April 6th, 2010

Two new updates by famed reference publisher, Oxford University Press are now available in Ohrstrom:

A Dictionary of Biology edited by Robert S. Hine, Oxford, 2008.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 574 Ox2M

A Dictionary of Biology, now in its 6th edition is, in fact, a straight-forward dictionary of biology.  Flip through the alphabetical listings to find brief definitions of:
•    Abductor
•    Corolla
•    Factor VIII
•    Palaeozoic

A Dictionary of Earth Sciences edited by Michael Allaby, Oxford, 2008.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 550 AL5D

A Dictionary of Earth Science, now in its 3rd edition is also a straight-forward dictionary, this time about earth sciences.  Flip through the alphabetical listings to find brief definitions of:
•    Accumulation zone
•    Goldschmidt’s rules
•    Moisture budget
•    Tidal current

Helpful for
:  Biology, Ecology, Eco-Action, Human Anatomy