Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Reference Books:

  • The Ocean and Coastal Conservation Guide, GC1020.O3 2005-06

 

Online Sources: 

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.

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

An index to magazines and journals in environmental studies.

Marine Conservation Institute
A research and advocacy organization. Links to publications in the areas of marine protected areas, fishing, and endangered species.

Marine Protected Areas of the United States
An overview of marine protected areas with links to government documents, case studies, and reports.

NOAA
The website of the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration. Reports and statistics on U.S. ocean and climate issues.

Oceans and Law of the Sea
United Nations documents on the Law of the Sea. Documents available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.

The Ocean Conservancy
News and research reports are linked to the homepage of this education and research organization.

Pew Charitable Trusts: Protecting Ocean Life on the High Seas
Links to several reports including America's Living Oceans.

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.

Protect Planet Ocean
A joint project involving UNEP and World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Find information about specific Marine Protected Areas or about MPAs in general.

Sage Journals 
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A collection of over 400 academic journals in the fields of education, management, political science, psychology, sociology, research methods, medicine and science.

Science Online 
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Science news and research including full text of Science Magazine dating from 1997.

ScienceDirect 
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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 
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Full text with archive dating from 1993.

SeaWeb
Originally launched by the Pew Charitable Trust, SeaWeb features reports and publications relating to ocean and marine resource conservation.

Taylor & Francis Online: Social Science/Humanities  
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A package of over 1000 journals published by Taylor & Francis. Full text with archives dating from 1997.

World Bank E-Library 
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All current and recent World Bank publications are available here in PDF format.

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