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Online Resources for Researching Environmental Issues




Local Environmental Groups

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park http://www.anzaborrego.statepark.org/

Assn of Environmental Professionals, SD Chap.
http://www.sandiegoaep.org/

Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation http://www.batiquitosfoundation.org/

Chula Vista Nature Center http://www.chulavistanaturecenter.org/

Environmental Health Coalition http://www.environmentalhealth.org/  

Friends of Famosa Slough
http://www.famosaslough.org/  
Friends of Hellhole Canyon
Open Space Preserve
http://www.hellholecanyon.org  

Fund for Animals Wildlife
Rehabilitation Center
http://www.fundwildlife.org/

Palomar Audubon Society
http://palomaraudubon.org

Project Wildlife http://www.projectwildlife.org/

San Diego Animal Advocates
http://www.animaladvocates.org/

San Diego Audubon Society http://www.sandiegoaudubon.org/
 
San Diego Keeper http://www.sdbaykeeper.org/
San Diego EarthSave
http://www.coleendesign.com/earthsave/

San Diego Earth Times http://www.sdearthtimes.com/

San Diego Land Conservancy Coalition http://www.sdlcc.org/

San Diego Zoological Society http://www.sandiegozoo.org/

San Dieguito River Park http://www.sdrp.org/

Surfrider Foundation http://www.surfridersd.org/


Local Libraries Focusing on Environmental Research

Scripps Institution of Oceanography Library 
8755 Biological Grade 
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 534-4817
Catalog:  http://libraries.ucsd.edu/locations/sio/
Quail Botanical Gardens
230 Quail Gardens Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 436-3036
-Library and borrowing privileges for members
San Diego State University Library
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA  92182
(619) 594-6724
Catalog:  http://libpac.sdsu.edu/
-San Diego Sierra Club Archives
-Large collection of environmental impact statements
regarding San Diego County areas.
Zoological Society of San Diego Library
2nd floor of the Beckman Center at the Wild Animal Park
15500 San Pasqual Valley Road
Escondido, California 92027-7017
http://library.sandiegozoo.org/index.htm
-Extensive online and print collection of
Animal and Plant Conservation
-Expert research staff provides free newsletter

Journal Articles Available on the Web

Ingenta
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/
-Multidisciplinary database of journal article references from national catalogs.
-Searching is free; charges for document delivery

Medline PUBMED
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/
Tip: Search MeSH "Environmental Health"
Highwire Press Free Online Articles
http://highwire.stanford.edu/lists/freeart.dtl
As of 12/10/09, "there are 10 sites with free trial periods, and 46 completely free sites. 282 sites have free back issues, and 1188 sites have pay per view!"
Some titles of interest: Behavioral EcologyEnvironment and Urbanization

Research Guides*



San Diego State University Library
Basic Library Resources for Environmental
Chemistry and Engineering
http://infodome.sdsu.edu/research/guides/science/ environ-chemblr.shtml
San Diego Natural History Museum
Environmental Science Education Center
http://www.sdnhm.org/education/
University of Virginia Library
Environmental Sciences Research Guide
http://guides.lib.virginia.edu/envsci

Sage: Environmental Studies Guide through UCSD
http://libraries.ucsd.edu/sage/subject?subject=17&type=46
Special Libraries Association Web Pages

*Universites which grant Environmental Studies degrees maintain research guides on library websites.

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Last updated: 12/10/09 by Sabrina Nespeca

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