Encyclopedia of Life Sciences - Online resource
Access Science - McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology - Online resource
Encyclopedia of global warming and climate change
Green Library Information Center - QC981.8 .G56 E47 2008
Encyclopedia of environmental ethics and philosophy
Green Library Information Center - GE42 .E533 2009
Encyclopedia of Ecology
Biology Reference--QH540.4.E515 2008
Environmental Encyclopedia - Online resource
Other key terms - try using these in some of the article databases
- Alien species
- Invasion biology
- Invasive species
- Introduced species
Start here as you're narrowing your topic or looking for background information
Biology specific databases
Best to use these once you’ve narrowed your topic, they can be very technical
The database covers the entire field of life sciences including original research reports and reviews in field, laboratory, clinical, experimental, and theoretical work.
CAB Abstracts indexes a lot of literature on invasive species, particularly the agricultural and forestry aspects.
Ecology Abstracts indexes journal articles in ecology and environmental science. Coverage includes habitats, food chains, erosion, land reclamation, resource and ecosystems management, modeling, climate, water resources, soil, and pollution.
Environment Index offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.
Zoological Record indexes the world's zoological and animal science literature, covering all research from biochemistry to veterinary medicine.
Find Local Information
Access World News
Find local organizations or government entities working on your topic.
Look at the information on the US National Agriculture Library Invasive Species site (you can narrow by state or species type)
Try searching on invasive species and your locality or the species you are researching and the area where it’s often found. Try to look for sites that are .org or .gov to ensure you are finding reputable organizations.
Citation management - RefWorks
Information on how to create an account and access tutorials, etc.