Monday, December 1, 2008

Database: GreenFILE™: An Eco-Friendly EBSCOhost A&I Database

In keeping with our commitment to environmental consciousness, EBSCO proudly offers GreenFILE™ , a freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched but accessible information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.

Comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE™ offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE™ will serve as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet.

[The initial release of GreenFILE™ included] A&I for more than 600 titles, including comprehensive coverage – from to volume 1, issue 1 to present – for Bioscience (back to 1964), Conservation Biology (back to 1987), Journal of Ecology (back to 1913) and Journal of Environmental Planning & Management (back to 1948). The total number of records [was] ... approximately 295,000, and full text [was] ... provided for more than 4,600 records from open access titles.

GreenFILE™ offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database [currently] provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

Direct Subscriber Access: [http://www.greeninfoonline.com]

Includes: Directory of Indexed 'Publications' (w/Coverage Data) ; 'Subject Terms' (Green Thesaurus)

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