Environmental Sciences

This page will help you get more out of your Library resources for your assignments, projects and dissertations in Environmental Sciences

Independent Research - getting started

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How to identify different sources of information and links to useful books and ebooks.

• Developing advanced search strategies

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How to search systematically for literature. From the initial stages of understanding your vocabulary to using advanced features in databases.

• Databases

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Collections of specialist, subject specific journal literature.

Bob gives anyone in UK Universities access to television and radio programmes from 75 free-to-air channels. Search the archive of over 2.2 million broadcasts and watch films, documentaries, news programmes and more. It is the permanent archive for BBC1 London / BBC2 / BBC4 / ITV London / Channel 4 / More4 / Channel 5 / BBC Radio 4 / BBC Radio 4 Extra.

Find some great tips about how to use BoB in these short videos.

Additional access instructions:

For use in the UK only.


• Kanopy 

A unique collections of films including award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases on every topic imaginable. Content can be searched or browsed.

 

Detailed aerial imagery.


• Digimap 

fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

Digimap is a collection of EDINA services that deliver maps and map data of Great Britain. We subscribe to the complete collection which provides access to modern and historic Ordnance Survey mapping, geological mapping, aerial photography, Lidar data, demographic data and more.


Marine Digimap offers a range of hydrographic map and data products from SeaZone.

 

Referencing

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Guidance and support for referencing in APA7 and links to information on reference management software

Your Subject Team

 Hannah Britcher

Faculty Librarian

email sciencelibrarians@port.ac.uk

phone (023) 9284 3227

 Marie Smith

Assistant Faculty Librarian

email Marie.smith@port.ac.uk

phone (023) 9284 3339