These specific databases are particularly relevant to Essay 3 and we recommend you start here:
HOLLIS: limit your search to
Academic Search Premier (multidisciplinary mix of scholarly journals, news and magazines; excellent for lots of research situations. Add it to your research repertoire!)
Google Scholar (multidisciplinary; good option when full-text searching is your strategy; also good for following citation trails forward in time.) PRO-TIP: CHANGE SETTINGS FOR HARVARD ACCESS
If you feel like exploring further or going deeper, we recommend, as next steps:
Use Google more effectively from this screen, which offers you more nuanced options than the more familiar single box Google search page.
PRO TIP: searching by domains can be a useful way to focus if you're looking for environmental publications publishd by federal or state agencies or by organizations. Examples:
A good option when you want to search for non-profit publications and reports (as well as the transcripts from non-profit radio and TV broadcasts).
Will limit to publications that are produced by military/defense department agencies -- which are often invested in issues related to environment.
Publications of the US federal government
State-level studies and information produced/published by the Commonwealth
Municipal and city publications and information