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Environmental Aesthetics: The Rhetoric of Beauty Worth Saving

PWR 1MS - Winter 2014 - Instructor: Stroud, M.
Last Updated: 27-Jan-2014

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Getting Started

1. Use Reference Sources to jumpstart your research, to get ideas, search terms, context, and more.

Watch this video to learn more about Reference Materials.
2. Find Books, Journal Titles and Media in Stanford's Online Catalog, SearchWorks.
3. Find Articles in Selected Databases.
Note: Stanford subscribes to over 1000 Databases that index articles and books on various topics. Since there are so many databases we recommend a select subset of databases which will give you access to articles in a wide variety of subject areas.
4. Find Resources on your PWR Course Theme. Click the link(s) below.

Course Reserves

These titles are available at the Green Library Circulation Desk for a 4-hour loan period. 

Background/Reference sources

New York : Facts On File, 2011.
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » GE150 .E53 2011 V.1
Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, c2007.
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » HM856 .E53 2007 V.1
New York : Routledge, 2004.
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » GF10 .E63 2004 V.1
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2009.
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » GE105 .E5 2009

Finding Newspapers

Suggested databases

Ipswich, MA : EBSCO Pub.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Ipswich, MA : EBSCO Industries,
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
New York : ARTstor
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Ipswich, MA : EBSCO Pub., [2002-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
[Ipswich, Mass.] : EBSCO Pub.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)

Writing Help

A list of resources to assist with writing and publishing for Earth Sciences.

2nd, comp. rev. ed. Weinheim ; Cambridge : Wiley-VCH, 2004.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD9.15 .E23 2004

PRINT ONLY. Coming to the aid of all those wishing to improve the quality of their scientific writing -- established researchers and aspiring students alike -- three experienced authors/scientists from differing backgrounds and cultures have compiled this classic guide.

Boston : Pearson, c2012.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner) » Reference (non-circulating) » QE48.85 .C67 2012

PRINT ONLY. Instruction concerning the rules and styles of writing and speaking are addressed in relation to technical concerns specific to the Earth sciences, illustrating the importance of effective communication in geologic investigations. The book includes guidance on how to write an effective research paper, and the creation of PowerPoints, posters, a thesis, funding proposals, and more is covered in detail.

5th ed. Alexandria, Va. : American Geological Institute, c1995.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner) » Stacks » QE48.85 .G46 1995

PRINT ONLY. This introduction to writing, editing, and printing will help students and scientists cope with a process that many dread - the process that starts with a decision to write something for publication.

New York : Springer, c2011.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » T11 .B543 2011

ONLINE. This guide provides a framework, starting from simple statements, for writing papers for submission to peer-reviewed journals.