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Waidner-Spahr Library

Environmental Science & Environmental Studies: Books

Reference Books - Finding Background Information

Reference books, including encyclopedias and dictionaries, can be excellent sources of background information on a topic.  

Credo Reference is a collection of online reference books.  Use the search box below to find entries related to your research topic.

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The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History is a peer-reviewed encyclopedia providing background information and a bibliography for further reading. Click the Environmental History section after opening the database. 

Reference Books

Below is a selection of reference books relevant to Environmental Science/Studies.  

Finding Books

Use the library catalog search box on this page to find books and e-books at Dickinson.

Jumpstart searches both the catalog and a large number of library databases, so it is also great place to start your research.

For help understanding library call numbers and locating books in the library, please see our tutorial on finding books in the Waidner-Spahr Library and the library map

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