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Open Access Theses and Dissertations

Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD) currently indexes over 1.6 million freely accessible electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 600 colleges, universities, and research institutions. The OATD project is led by

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Databases, New and Notable, Open Access, Research, School of Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sustainability

New for Sustainability Studies: Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

Available now online, the 10 volume Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability. This interdisciplinary publication draws from the natural, physical, and social sciences – geophysics, engineering, and resource management, to name a few – and from philosophy and religion. The result is

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Hi-Tech Urban Aquaponics

The land in West Oakland where Eric Maundu is trying to farm is covered with freeways, roads, light rail and parking lots so there’s not much arable land and the soil is contaminated. So Maundu doesn’t use soil. Instead he’s

Posted in Computer Science, Sustainability

Appropedia for Sustainable Development

Appropedia is a collaborative online space for solutions in sustainability, appropriate technology and poverty reduction. Appropedia is a wiki, and allows anyone to add, remove, or edit content. Registration is encouraged but not required for contributors. Appropedia has been described

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New for Environmental and Sustainability Studies

Check out our recent acquisitions for subjects of Environmental and Sustainability Studies research.

Posted in Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Sustainability

Repair Cafe: a grassroots model for sustainability

The Repair Cafe Foundation is leading a grassroots repair and recycling exchange in the Netherlands.

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New for Sustainability Studies

University Libraries has recently acquired a number of new  books, eBooks and DVDs for researchers and students in the Programs of Sustainability Studies.

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Earthstock 2012

Celebrate Stony Brook University  Earthstock 2012, April 16 – 20.  Visit the University Libraries information table on the University Mall, Friday, April 20, for recommend resources, tips and tools for environmental research. Also, Sustainability Studies librarian Darren Chase will present

Posted in Events, Stony Brook University, Sustainability

Sustainability Watch

New database trial:  Sustainability Watch. Access Sustainability Watch. Sustainability Watch provides evidence-based summaries on over 200 sustainability-related topics. Monitoring thousands of journals and periodicals, this product presents best practices in a variety of sustainability areas including environmental impacts and pollution

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GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)

GREENR focuses on the academic study of sustainability and the environment. Both interactive and current, GREENR allows users to navigate issue, organization and country portals. This resource provides news, background information, video, unique commentaries, primary source documents and statistics in

Posted in Database Trials, Sustainability