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Earth and Environmental Sciences

Resources to get you started on your research in environmental studies.



Search for articles from journals and magazines, conference papers and patents over a wide range of science, engineering, and social science subjects. Provides cited reference searching (showing the more recent articles that referred to a given article) and linked references lists (showing the earlier articles referred to in a given article).

Google Scholar

Search a wide range of subjects and sources.

Paleobiology Database

Contains information on different fossil collections.

Finding Full-Text Articles

If the article you find in a database doesn't appear to have the full-text, click on the Full Text button (or link) to see if it's available in another database. If this doesn't work, you can request it through Interlibrary Loan and the full-text article will be delivered to your inbox!

Science eJournal Finder

Find Science eJournals at UMKC Libraries

If we don't have the eJournal you need:

1. Check the Library Catalog to see if we subscribe in print.

2. Check Linda Hall Library's online Catalog to see if they have it in print (science & engineering journals only).

3. Request your article through Interlibrary Loan.

4. Ask a librarian for help:

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Off-Campus Access

eResources (databases, eJournals, eBooks) are available off campus to our students, faculty, and staff. Follow the Off-Campus Access instructions to use either your SSO (single-sign on) or the VPN client.


Can you log in to Canvas or Pathway? If not, call 816-235-2000.
Forgot your password for your SSO? Call 816-235-2000.
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If all else fails, call the UMKC Libraries Research Desk at 816-235-1526.