What is GREENR? GREENR stands for Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources. GREENR is an interdisciplinary database that covers sustainability and environmental issues related to political science, economics, law, literature, society, and environmental science. It covers issues from a global perspective, making it an ideal resource for global studies. This database provides full-text news, magazine, and journal articles; podcasts, videos, primary sources, case studies, and recommended websites and blogs.
Where do I find GREENR? GREENR is available from the JCC Libraries’ homepage (www.sunyjcc.edu/library). Select either Databases by Title or Databases by Subject under Search Collections. Browse alphabetically by title or find the database under the following subjects: Anthropology and Science. JCC students, faculty, and staff can access this database off-campus using their username and password.
When/Why should I use GREENR? If you need resources about emerging green technologies, climate change, sustainability, or other environmental issues and how these are shaping the future of our world, this is the database for you.
How do I use GREENR? You can easily search GREENR by keyword(s) or browse by issues and topics under the following categories: Agriculture and Food Systems, Energy, Humans in the Natural World, Pollution, Science and Technology, Economics and Trade, Environment and Ecology, Law and Politics, Resource Management, and Social Factors.
You can also use the World Map feature to select a country and get information about that country and the issues that are impacting the people who live there.
Try it! Let’s search for the answer to this question in honor of Earth Day (April 22, 2017): What are some diet tips for eating green? [Hint: Use the Basic Search bar at the top of the page and type in keywords from the question.]
-- Jenn Knisley