Background and Context - Online
To find individual encyclopedia articles in HOLLIS, using HOLLIS Everything, do a Title search on your topic and in the results list look for Resource Type under Refine Your Results in the right-hand column. Choose Reference entries. Example.
The Oxford Research Encyclopedias: American History offers numerous articles reviewing specialized topics. Each article has sections on Discussion of the Literature and on Primary Sources, together with a Further Reading bibliography and footnotes.
Background and Context - Print
Encyclopedia of American Forest and Conservation History.
--Appendices: National Forests of the U.S., National Parks of the U.S. (both with date established, brief historical data, acreage, citation of legislation), Chronology of Cited Federal Legislation, Chronology of Administrations (names/dates of service of members of relevant government departments), Atlas (maps illustrating aspects of forestry and land use). Subject index.
Encyclopedia of water politics and policy in the United States
--Essays on about 250 projects, legislative acts, legal cases, people, and organizations
A companion to American environmental history
--Includes over 30 essays.
Historical Dictionary of North American Environmentalism
--Paragraph to 2 pp. articles about persons, institutions, laws, events, and other topics. Chronology (pp. xi-xxi), 1626-1996. Bibliography