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Environmental Law and Sustainability: Databases and Indexes


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Environmental Law Reporter: News and Analysis (available via Lexis or Westlaw; passwords required)
News and analysis on emerging and developing .environmental law issues. 

Lexis Practice Advisor: Energy & Utilities (Lexis password required)
Focusing primarily on water and electricity, with practice notes, forms, clauses, and checklists, along with legal news on topics including energy resources, sustainability, and environmental impact.

Westlaw: Practical Law (Westlaw password required)
Providing notes for practitioners, forms, clauses, and checklists on a variety of legal topics including environmental permitting and conservation.


Legal research databases (password required for access):

ASU also subscribes to many interdisciplinary databases that contain content related to environmental sustainability.  Below is a select list of databases. You can search for additional resources through the following database subject lists: Sustainability & Environment and Sciences.

Periodicals, dissertations, reports, and data focusing on business include topics related to the environment and energy.

Agricola provides access to journal articles and books in the agricultural literature.

Bloomberg Law Environment & Energy Insights (Bloomberg Law password required)
Bloomberg gathers opinions, predictions and advice on hot environmental topics.

Climate Attribution Database
This resource from the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia University gathers scientific information on the effects of greenhouse gases, including global mean temperature, extreme weather, and ecosystem changes. It also identifies the sectors, activities, and entities contributing to climate change.

Environment Complete
Environment Complete contains scholarly content in areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.

Searchable database features includes uncommon documents including books, dissertations, conference documents, and maps.

Google Scholar
Google Scholar allows searching of multidisciplinary scholarly literature including articles, papers, these, books, abstracts, and technical reports from a wide variety of resources such as journals, repositories, and the web.

GreenFILE is a full-text database that provides access to scholarly, government and general-interest titles about sustainability and human impact on the environment. 

Index to Current Urban Documents
Links to municipal documents and web-based materials from throughout the United States include reports on local and regional topics including the environment, energy, and natural resources.

JSTOR Sustainability Collection
A database of scholarly research on topics including climate change, conservation, environmental law, land use planning, natural resources, and urban development.

Lexis Energy & Utilities Practice Center
Lexis collects case law, statutes, regulations, secondary sources, news, and legal forms on legal topics concerning and related to energy and the environment.

OECD Library
The OECD Library offers access to studies, periodicals, and statistical annuals produced by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Oxford Bibliographies: Ecology
Oxford Bibliographies features scholarship on ecological science and related topics such as environmental justice.

PAIS Index
The PAIS Index collects conventional documents such as books and articles along with uncommon materials such as poems, recipes, fiction, and images in English and other languages.

Science Direct
Collects research publications on life sciences including biology, agricultural science, and environmental science.

Web of Science
Web of Science is a multidisciplinary database that contains articles from over eight thousand journals in the sciences and humanities.

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
This database features articles and other media concerning politics internationally, including non-English publications.