Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Reference Books:

  • Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, QH541.15.B56R53 2012

 

Online Sources:

Convention on Biological Diversity
The website of the Convention has the text of the agreement as well as other documents.

Biodiversity
The World Bank's webpage devoted to biodiversity issues with links to World Bank documents.

Biodiversity Hotspots
A project of Conservation International with profiles of 25 threatened biologically rich areas.

Biodiversity Information System for Europe
Links to policy documents and reports and biodiversity indicators for the European Union.

Business & Biodiversity Resource Centre
Sponsored by Earthwatch Institute. Full text reports on business and biodiversity, primarily with focus on the UK.

EBSCOHost 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
Our EBSCOHost package of databases includes Academic Search EliteBusiness Source Elite and Newspaper Source.  These index databases will give you citations, abstracts and sometimes full text of articles from magazines, journals and newspapers covering a broad range of topics.

Electronic Green Journal
This peer-reviewed open access journal is published by the UCLA Library.

Global Invasive Species Database
An open source database of the Invasive Species Specialist Group of the IUCN. Each entry includes a profile of the species with impact and geographical range.

GreenFILE 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only

An index to magazines and journals in environmental studies.

International Journal of Biodiversity
An open access peer reviewed journal.

ProQuest Central 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A good database for research on any topic.  ProQuest Central searches academic journals, magazines, newspapers and dissertations with a high percentage of full text content.

Sage Journals 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A collection of over 400 academic journals in the fields of education, management, political science, psychology, sociology, research methods, medicine and science.

Science Online 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
Science news and research including full text of Science Magazine dating from 1997.

ScienceDirect 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A package of full text electronic journals from Elsevier with archive dating from 2008.  ScienceDirect features a broad selection of journals in the environmental and conservation sciences.

Scientific American 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
Full text with archive dating from 1993.

Taylor & Francis Online: Social Science/Humanities  
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A package of over 1000 journals published by Taylor & Francis. Full text with archives dating from 1997.

Yale Environment 360
An online magazine focusing on global environmental issues published by the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.