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Energy and the Environment Research Resources. Locating Government Publications and other material Donna Burton Documents Librarian x6635. Reference Books. McMillan Encyclopedia of Energy (3 vols.) Ref TJ 163.28 2001 Encyclopedia of Environment and Society (5 vols.)

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energy and the environment research resources

Energy and the EnvironmentResearch Resources

Locating Government Publications and other material

Donna Burton

Documents Librarian

x6635

reference books
Reference Books

McMillan Encyclopedia of Energy

(3 vols.)

Ref TJ 163.28 2001

Encyclopedia of Environment and Society (5 vols.)

Ref HM 856.E53 2007

additional documents access via opac
Additional Documents Access via OPAC
  • Go the Library’s home page
  • Click on “More catalog options” in the center grey box
  • On the far right side in the large yellow box find “Other Catalogs”
  • The 4th listing is “Govt Documents”
  • This is also known as MARCIVE
marcive
MARCIVE
  • Government pubs from 1976—
  • Search by browse or keyword
  • Electronic links are embedded
  • Information on local depositories holding this material
search tips
Search Tips
  • For broadest coverage, click on “keyword” and “subject”
  • Enter search terms
  • Truncated searching is available: use an * (asterisk) for wildcard endings
  • Example: alternative fuels, alternat* fuel, alternative fuel*
  • Asterisked subject headings have cross references to check
web searching
Web Searching
  • The federal government is an authoritative, prolific publisher of a lot of information on all kinds of energy and energy policy
  • One search engine that specifically searches .gov domains is Google’s US Government Search at http://www.google.com/unclesam
other searches
Other Searches
  • Usa.gov: see topic “Environment, Energy, and Agriculture “
other searches1
Other Searches
  • Usa.gov: see topic “Environment, Energy, and Agriculture “
  • Science.gov: set up for quick alphabetic browse with keyword searching available
other searches2
Other Searches
  • Usa.gov: see topic “Environment, Energy, and Agriculture “
  • Science.gov: set up for quick alphabetic browse with keyword searching available
  • Government Accountability Office: (Full text reports online)

http://gao.gov/

gao gov
GAO.gov
  • The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is known as "the investigative arm of Congress" and "the congressional watchdog." GAO supports the Congress in meeting its constitutional responsibilities and helps improve the performance and accountability of the federal government for the benefit of the American people.
  • Their mission is to provide “…timely information that is objective, fact-based, nonpartisan, non-ideological, fair, and balanced.”
more searches
More Searches
  • OSTI Information Bridge: www.osti.gov/bridge
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More Searches
  • OSTI Information Bridge: http://www.osti.gov/bridge/
  • OSTI Geothermal Legacy Collection: http://www.osti.gov/geothermal/

dating from the 1970’s on, some of the most valuable sources of DOE sponsored information on geothermal

more searches2
More Searches
  • OSTI Information Bridge: www.osti.gov/bridge
  • OSTI Geothermal Legacy collection: http://www.osti.gov/subjectportals/
  • National Service Center for Environmental Publications: http://www.epa.gov/ncepihom/
for further assistance
For further Assistance

Feel free to contact

Donna Burton

Email: burtond@union.edu

Phone: x6635

Or catch me at the Reference Desk

Anyone else at the Reference Desk would also be more than happy to help you