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This LibGuide is an introduction to the Environmental Health resources available in the James H. White Library.Use the Libguide to acquaint yourself with the collection, but be sure to ask the Reference Librarian for additional assistance.
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Journals/Databases for Environmental Health

Journals  

 

The best way to keep current with a discipline is to read journal literature. James H. White Library subscribes to a wide range of titles in the field of Environmental Health. Here are a few of those titles.

 

Print Journal Titles 

  1. Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
  2. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 
  3. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 
  4. Environmental Quality Management
  5. Journal of Environmental Health
  6. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 

Electronic Databases

 

The best way to find articles is by searching indexes and databases. Using these resources you can search by title, author, or subject to find articles related to your research topic. Descriptions of the electronic databases most appropriate for Environmental Health research are provided below. 

 

Academic Search Premier: This collection offers information in many areas of academic study, such as social sciences, humanities, education, and computer sciences. Academic Search Premier is a vast collection of the most valuable peer-reviewed full text journals, offering critical information from many sources unique to this database.

 

Environmental Health Perspectives: The website of Environmental Health Perspectives(EHP), a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the discussion of the effect of the environment on human health. 

 

Journal Storage (JSTOR): This is a full text scholarly journal archival database with coverage of environmental health and environmental health related journals. 

     

    Library Resources for Environmental Health

    Books

     

    Reference books are a good place to begin a research project. Encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks provide background information and can also point to other resources. Key titles are listed below.

     

    Clay’s Handbook of Environmental Health (REF RA 566.5.G7 C53 1999)

     

    Environmental Health and Field Practice    (REF RA 566.25 B879 1983)

     

    Clinical Environmental Health and Toxic Exposures (REF RA 1226.C56 2001)

     

    Handbook of Environmental Health (REF RA 565.K67 2003 v.1 – v.2)

     

    Environmental Law Handbook (REF KF3775.E55 2001)

     

    Aerosols Handbook: Measurement, Dosimetry, and Health Effects (REF RA 1270.A34 A374 2004)

     

    Environmental Health books from our circulating collection are shelved on the second floor. The table below highlights some major topics and areas of research.

     

     

    Topic

    Call Number range

    Environmental Health ( including sewage disposal, air pollution, nuisances and water supply)

     RA565-RA600

    Food and food supply in relation to public health 

    RA601-RA 602

    Immunity and immunization in relation to public health 

    RA638

    Disease ( communicable and noninfectious) and public health

    RA643-RA645

    Toxicology

    RA1190-RA1270

     

     

    Use the library’s card catalog, available at http://voyager.mvsu.edu , to search more systematically for books on particular topics.

     

    Internet Resources for Environmental Health

    Internet Resources

    Earth Trends: This unique and well-designed online information database developed by the WRI provides free acess to global or country specific environmental data.

    http://earthtrends.wri.org

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: This huge site is a gateway that lists envirofacts, EPA Policy, emission levels by geographic area, pollution sources, waste sites and even a database that generates maps.

    http://www.epa.gov

    Nationalk Library for the Environment: This site is a single point of access to the world's environmental information. The main feature of NLE is the full text of approximately 600 Congressional Research Reports dealing with environmental issues.

    http://www.ncseonline.org/nle

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