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NR 001/ 002: Natural History and Human Ecology - Poleman and Kuentzel (Fall 2018/ Spring 2019)

Working Off Campus?

Please remember to click on the "Connect off campus" green button on the library's home page at before you begin your research!

Then enter in your UVM Net ID and password, same as you do for UVM mail and BlackBoard.

This enables you to use UVM Libraries electronic resources, such as journal article databases and the electronic journal collection.


Need help?

If you need additional help with your research for this class, please don't hesitate to contact me.  We can set up a time to meet for an individual consultation, and work through all your research questions.


Finding Articles for this class and others ...

Many professors will require that you focus on the scholarly journal literature as you conduct your research. Depending on the assignment, other professors may not have this requirement. However, it is important to be able to discern the scholarly, peer-reviewed journal literature from other types of periodical literature.

What is a Scholarly Journal?: Distinguishing between Scholarly and Non-Scholarly Periodicals


Here is a  short list of recommended databases to help get you started on finding scholarly journal articles on natural resources-related topics. 

For a more complete list of databases to help you locate journal articles in the areas of natural resources/ environment, go to:  

Library homepage ( --> Click on:  Research Databases (green button)--> Select: Environment from the top pull-down menu that defaults to "All subjects".