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Journal Descriptions

The BLM Library provides subscription access to hundreds of scientific and professional journals to support the BLM's various programs and multiple-use mandate. Descriptions of the journals are listed below, alphabetically by title.

Journal access is available via the BLM Library website to BLM employees and contractors on the BLM network. Links to journals are arranged alphabetically by title on our Journals A-Z page and by program or topic on our Journals by Subject page.

For assistance accessing journals, contact the BLM Library at blm_library@blm.gov.


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AAPG Bulletin (American Association of Petroleum Geologists) - A technical journal that provides information on geoscience and the associated technology of the energy industry. (Limited access.)

ACSM Bulletin (American Congress on Surveying and Mapping) - Professional magazine about current developments taking place within the geospatial community. The wide range of topics covered reflects the research interests of four professional member organizations of ACSM: the American Association for Geodetic Surveying (AAGS), the Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS), the Geographic and Land Information Society (GLIS), and the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS). (Limited access.)

Advanced Technology Libraries - A review of information technology relevant to libraries, including integrated library systems, the latest electronic products, and online services for public, academic, and special libraries. Covers major conferences and meetings, current activities of OCLC, federal legislation relevant to libraries, and intellectual freedom and copyright issues.

Agricultural Research - A magazine to disseminate research results of the Agriculture Research Service, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief scientific in-house research agency.

Agronomy Journal - Includes articles relating to original research in soil-plant relationships, crop science, soil science, biometry, range management, agroclimatology, agronomic modeling, and production agriculture. (Limited access.)

AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment - A nonprofit publication of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, AMBIO addresses the scientific, social, economic, and cultural factors that influence the condition of the human environment and is recognized as an important international forum for debate on these issues.

American Anthropologist - Flagship journal of the American Anthropological Association, American Anthropologist  publishes articles which add to, integrate, synthesize, and interpret anthropological knowledge. Also includes commentaries and essays on issues of importance to the discipline and reviews of books, films, sound recordings, and exhibits.

American Antiquity - Published papers on the archaeology of the New World and on archaeological method, theory, and practice worldwide.

American Archivist - Peer-reviewed research articles, case studies, in-depth perspectives, and international scene papers on topics such as digitization and digital preservation, electronic records, selection and appraisal, description and cataloging, reference and public services, preservation, records management, photographs and visual arts, disaster and contingency planning, copyright, intellectual property, legal issues, and authenticity.

American Ethnologist - Covers ethnology in the broadest sense of the term, which is a branch of anthropology that compares and analyzes the origins, distribution, technology, religion, language, and social structure of the ethnic, racial, and/or national divisions of humanity. Includes manuscripts that demonstrate the connections between ethnographic specificity and theoretical originality, as well as the ongoing relevance of the ethnographic imagination to the contemporary world.

American Fern Journal - An international journal dedicated to the publication of articles and notes based on original scientific research on ferns and allied groups of vascular plants.

American Forests magazine - Explores the topics of recreation, conservation, wildlife, urban forests, wilderness, tree genetics, air pollution effects, tropical deforestation, changing recreational attitudes, unfolding legislation, and the future of national forests.

American Journal of Archaeology - Focuses on articles about archaeology, but also includes book and museum exhibition reviews.

American Journal of Botany - Presents research on all aspects of plant biology. Also contains Rapid Communications and Special Papers, which include reviews, critiques, and analyses of controversial subjects.

American Libraries - Flagship magazine of the American Library Association, American Libraries  includes news about ALA and the library and information science profession in general, as well as information about conferences, job listings, technology, library architecture, programming, budgeting, intellectual freedom, privacy, and other library issues.

American Midland Naturalist - Covers a broad spectrum of field and experimental biology focusing on areas of biodiversity and ecosystem ecology. The description Midland is misleading; geographic coverage includes all of North America, with occasional articles from other continents.

American Mining Congress Journal - Discusses mineral industries, including coal and mineral mining as well as oil and gas in America. Also includes issues on safety, recent legislation, and bills in the U.S. Congress. Issued by the American Mining Congress, AMCJ continues the Congress's monthly Bulletin .

American Museum Novitates - Contains descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology.

The American Naturalist - Peer-reviewed publications on ecology, evolution, and population and integrative biology research.

Annals of the Entomological Society of America -  Articles report on basic aspects of the biology of arthropods, divided into categories by subject matter: systematics; ecology and population biology; arthropod biology; arthropods in relation to plant diseases; conservation biology and biodiversity; physiology, biochemistry, and toxicology; morphology, histology, and fine structure; genetics; and behavior.

Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden - Initially containing research contributions from staff members at the Botanical Garden,  AMBG now has grown to be one of the premiere peer-reviewed botanical journals with an emphasis on systematic botany and taxonomy.

Applied Vegetation Science - Includes community-level topics relevant to human impacts on vegetation, including global change, nature conservation, nature management, restoration of plant communities, habitats of threatened plant species, and the planning of semi-natural and urban landscapes.

Archaeological Reports - Provides fully illustrated accounts of archaeological work in Greece and other parts of the world that were sites of Greek culture.

Architect: The Magazine of the American Institute of Architects - Offers architecture news, market intelligence, business and technology solutions, continuing education, building products, and other resources for practicing architects.

Arctic Research of the United States (National Science Foundation) - U.S. Government-financed Arctic research activities published by the National Science Foundation on behalf of the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC). Contains reports on current and planned U.S. Government-sponsored research in the Arctic, Reports of IARPC meetings and summaries of other current and planned Arctic research, including that of the State of Alaska, local governments, the private sector, and other nations.

Arid Land Research and Management - Topics include arid land ecology, including flora and fauna, soil chemistry, biology, physics, and other edaphic aspects. The journal emphasizes recovery of degraded lands and practical, appropriate uses of soils. Formerly Arid Soil Research and Rehabilitation. (Limited access.)

Arid Lands Newsletter - The purpose of this newsletter is to explore events and issues of interest to arid lands researchers, resource managers, and policy makers around the globe.

Arid Soil Research and Rehabilitation - Topics include arid land ecology, including flora and fauna, soil chemistry, biology, physics, and other edaphic aspects. The journal emphasizes recovery of degraded lands and practical, appropriate uses of soils. Continued by Arid Land Research and Management after 2000. (Limited access.)

Arizona Geology Magazine - Published by the Arizona Geological Survey, whose mission is to inform and advise the public about the geologic character of Arizona in order to increase understanding and encourage prudent development of the State's land, water, mineral, and energy resources. Previously the newsletter was called Fieldnotes .

The Auk - Publishes original reports on the biology of birds. Article topics include the documentation, analysis, and interpretation of laboratory and field studies, theoretical or methodological developments, and reviews of information or ideas.

Avian Diseases - The official publication of the American Association of Avian Pathologists. Contains full papers, research notes, and case reports related to the field of avian diseases. Most papers focus on diseases of poultry but papers on diseases of pet and wild birds are also included.

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Bears: Their Biology and Management - The International Association for Bear Research and Management is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of the world’s eight bear species. It supports the scientific management of bears through research and distribution of information. Prior to forming the journal Ursus , early proceedings were published under Bears: Their Biology and Management and later International Conference on Bear Research and Management. Continued by Ursus in 1998.

Biodiversity Letters - Covers the applications of biogeographical principles, theories, and analyses to problems concerning the conservation of biodiversity. Continued by Diversity and Distributions  after 1996.

Biological Conservation - An international journal in the discipline of conservation biology. Publishes articles covering a diverse range of fields that contribute to the biological, sociological, and economic dimensions of conservation and natural resource management.

Biology of Reproduction - The official journal of the Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR). Publishes original research on a broad range of topics in the field of reproductive biology, as well as mini-reviews on topics of current importance or controversy. 

BioScience - Contains overviews of current biological research, accompanied by essays and discussion sections on education, public policy, history, and the conceptual foundations of the biological sciences. Especially strong in environmental science and integrative biology.

Biotropica - Publishes reports of original research on the ecology and management of all tropical ecosystems and on the evolution, behavior, and population biology of tropical organisms.

BLM Alaska Frontiers - BLM news journal for Alaska. Provides articles on the latest environmental actions, news, policies, and recreational areas. Connects with a wide audience from the BLM's own staff and retirees to local government, media, and the people who live, explore, and travel on public lands in Alaska.

Bloomberg Businessweek - A weekly business magazine. Major topics include global economics, companies and industries, politics and policy, markets and finance, business schools, and small business.

Botanical Gazette - Covers botanical research including genetics and genomics, developmental and cell biology, biochemistry and physiology, morphology and structure, systematics, plant-microbe interactions, paleobotany, evolution, and ecology. Regularly publishes important symposium proceedings. Continued by International Journal of Plant Sciences  after 1991.

The Botanical Review - Publishes articles on a broad spectrum of botanical fields; systematics, phytogeography, cladistics, evolution, physiology, ecology, morphology, paleobotany, and anatomy are some of the many subjects that have been covered.

Botany - Features comprehensive research articles and notes in all segments of plant sciences, including cell and molecular biology, ecology, mycology and plant-microbe interactions, phycology, physiology and biochemistry, structure and development, genetics, systematics, and phytogeography. Also publishes methods, commentary, and review articles on topics of current interest, contributed by international scientists. Formerly  Canadian Journal of Botany .

Brittonia - Published papers regarding systematic botany. Contains original research articles on anatomy, botanical history, chemotaxonomy, morphology, paleobotany, phylogenetic systematics, taxonomy, and phytogeography. Each issue contains articles by the staff of the New York Botanical Garden and outside contributors, book reviews, announcements, and news items.

The Bryologist - Published articles on all aspects of the biology of mosses, hornworts, liverworts and lichens. Includes lists of current literature with world-wide coverage, book reviews, and news items about members and events. Published by the American Bryological and Lichenological Society, Inc.

Budget and Program Newsletter - Offers weekly publications to keep readers on top of the federal budget, providing federal budget guidance and analysis. Features detailed analysis of committee reports and appropriations. Contact the library to receive via e-mail.

Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History - Published continuously since 1881, contains papers in the field of natural sciences relating to zoology, paleontology, and geology.

Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America - Contains announcements of meetings of the Ecological Society of America and related organizations, programs, awards, articles, and items of current interest to members.

Bulletin of the National Speleological Society - A multidisciplinary, refereed journal published two to four times a year by the National Speleological Society. Continued by Journal of Cave and Karst Studies  after 1995. (Limited access.)

Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club - Disseminates scientific knowledge about plants and fungi. Publishes basic research in all areas of plant biology (except horticulture) with emphasis on research done in, and about plants of, the Western Hemisphere. Continued by Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society  after 1996.

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California Agriculture - Peer-reviewed journal reporting research, reviews, and news from the University of California and its Agriculture and Natural Resources division.

California Biodiversity News - Provides news and information about the biological diversity of California. Includes information about programs and policies affecting natural resources, as well as business and activities of the Biodiversity Council.

California Fish and Game Journal - Scientific journal devoted to the conservation and understanding of California's flora and fauna. (Limited access.)

Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences - Publishes perspectives, discussions, articles, and rapid communications, relating to current research on cells, organisms, populations, ecosystems, and processes that affect aquatic systems.

Canadian Journal of Forest Research - Features articles, reviews, notes, and commentaries on all aspects of forest science. Topics include biometrics and mensuration, conservation, disturbance, ecology, economics, entomology, fire, genetics, management, operations, pathology, physiology, policy, remote sensing, social science, soil, silviculture, wildlife, and wood science, contributed by international scientists. Also publishes special issues dedicated to a topic of current interest.

Canadian Journal of Plant Science - Contains original peer-reviewed research on aspects of plant science relevant to continental climate agriculture. Subject areas cover aspects of plant production and management including agronomy (grain, forage, industrial, and alternative crops), horticulture (fruit, vegetable, ornamental, greenhouse, and alternative crops), and pest management (entomology, plant pathology, and weed science).

Canadian Journal of Soil Science - Publishes original research on the use, management, structure, and development of soils and draws from the disciplines of soil science, agrometeorology, ecology, agricultural engineering, environmental science, hydrology, forestry, geology, geography, and climatology.

Canadian Journal of Zoology - Reports on primary research contributed by international scientists in the broad field of zoology. Topics include behavior, biochemistry and physiology, developmental biology, ecology, genetics, morphology and ultrastructure, parasitology and pathology, and systematics and evolution. (Limited access.)

Climatological Data Publications (NOAA Satellite and Information Service) - Monthly editions contain station daily maximum and minimum temperatures and precipitation.  Some stations provide daily snowfall, snow depth, evaporation, and soil temperature data.  Each issue also contains monthly summaries for heating and cooling degree.  The annual issue contains monthly and annual averages of temperature, precipitation, temperature extremes, freeze data, soil temperatures, evaporation, and a summary of monthly cooling degree days.

Coal Age - Publication dedicated to the coal mining and processing industry.

Colonial Waterbirds - Published by the Waterbird Society, an international scientific not-for-profit organization dedicated to the study and conservation of waterbirds. Created to establish better communication and coordination between the growing number of people studying and monitoring aquatic birds and to contribute to the protection and management of stressed populations or habitats of these species. Continued by Waterbirds; the title was changed to reflect the Society’s expanded focus on all aquatic birds and their habitats.

Communications of the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) - Intended for readers with backgrounds in all areas of computer science and information systems. A focus is placed on the practical implications of advances in information technology and related management issues.

Computers in Libraries - Provides coverage of the news and issues in the rapidly evolving field of library information technology. Focuses on the practical application of technology in community, school, academic, and special libraries. Includes discussions on the impact of emerging computer technologies on library systems and services, and on the library community itself. (Limited access.)

ComputerWorld - Information technology magazine that provides information for senior IT leaders.  It also offers numerous ComputerWorld programs and events, including SNW and Premier 100 IT Leaders.

The Condor - An international journal that publishes original research reports, review articles, and commentary pertaining to the biology of wild bird species.

Conservation Biology - Covers the science and practice of conserving Earth's biological diversity. Publishes papers and remains influential in defining the key issues contributing to the study and preservation of species and habitats.

Conservation Ecology - Peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal discussing issues related to the linked systems of humans and nature with the goal to create a better understanding of our interactions that will help with adapting to change. Continued by  Ecology and Society .

Conservation Magazine - Explores a diverse range of environmental topics. Includes topical features, journal watch, solutions and innovations, book reviews, and excerpts. Formerly  Conservation In Practice .

Copeia - Published by the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Provides original work dealing with the biology of fishes, amphibians, and reptiles. Topics include areas like ecology, conservation, life history, evolution, systematics, taxonomy, biogeography, phylogeography, and physiology.

Cultural Anthropology - Publishes ethnographic writing by a wide range of theoretical perspectives, focusing on both traditional and emerging topics.  Includes essays concerned with theoretical issues, with ethnographic methods and research design in historical perspective, and with ways cultural analysis can address broader public audiences and interests.

Cultural Resources Management - A scholarly journal for the preservation community, published by the National Park Service. Contains articles, reports, and reviews of books, exhibits, websites, and other media related to the preservation field and of concern to diverse communities and resources in particular.

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Denver University Law Review - Flagship journal of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Publishes articles in all areas of the law.

Desert Plants - A journal devoted to broadening the knowledge of plants indigenous or adapted to arid and sub-arid regions and encouraging the appreciation of these plants. (Limited access.)

The Dirt e-newsletter - Land and Water’s biweekly digital newsletter. Includes information relating to the erosion control and water management industry with feature stories, industry news, conferences, expert tips and video clips, new products, and more. (Limited access.)

Diversity and Distributions - Publishes reviews and primary research papers on a very wide range of subjects relating to biodiversity. Topics deal with all taxa, ranging from bacteria to plants and animals, and all types of ecosystems. Every level of ecological understanding is covered, from molecular-level to global-level perspectives.

 

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Earth Magazine - Topics range from the role geosciences play in society’s use of resources, to resilience to natural hazards, to the health of the environment. Published by the American Geosciences Institute with the goal of increasing public awareness of the vital role geology plays in our world. Formerly Geotimes. (Limited access.)

Earth Surface Processes and Landforms - Publishes Themed Topics, which are collections of papers published over the past few years that address a topical geomorphological theme. (Limited access.)

Ecological Applications - Contains ecological research and discussion papers that have specific relevance to environmental management and policy.

Ecological Indicators - Papers integrate the monitoring and assessment of ecological and environmental indicators with management practices.

Ecological Monographs - Provide integrative and complete documentation of major empirical and theoretical advances in ecology.

Ecological Restoration - Features the technical and biological aspects of restoring landscapes, as well as emerging professional issues, the role of education, evolving theories of post-modern humans and their environment, land-use policy, the science of collaboration, and more. Offers peer-reviewed feature articles, short notes, and book reviews, as well as abstracts of pertinent work published elsewhere.

Ecology - Publishes articles that report on the basic elements of ecological research. The journal publishes a broad array of research on a variety of subject matter, techniques, approaches, and concepts, including evolutionary ecology, population ecology, physiological ecology, community ecology, ecosystem ecology, and biogeochemistry.

Ecology and Society - A peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal which discusses issues related to the linked systems of humans and nature with the goal to create an improved understanding of our interactions that will help with adapting to change. Content of the journal ranges from the applied to the theoretical. Formerly Conservation Ecology .

Economic Geology - Published by the Society of Economic Geologists, Inc. Papers are devoted to the research of earth materials that can be used for economic and/or industrial purposes. Issues include papers, scientific communications, interesting papers in other journals, and book reviews. (Limited access.)

The Economist - Offers insight and opinions on international news, politics, business, finance, science, and technology.

Ecosphere - An open-access journal with a broad view of ecology. The journal publishes submissions from all subdisciplines of ecological science, including theoretical, empirical, and applied ecology.

Ecosystems - Research and publications bridge fundamental ecology, environmental ecology, and environmental problem-solving, and span boundaries of scale, discipline, and perspective.

Endangered Species Bulletin (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) - Through the Bulletin, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service disseminates information on rulemaking, recovery plans and activities, conservation partnerships, research developments, and a variety of other endangered and threatened species issues.

Endangered Species Update (Univ. of Michigan) - Independently funded journal published by the University of Michigan's School of Natural Resources and Environment with the primary goal to bridge the chasm between policy and science. (Limited access.)

Entomologica Americana - Published by the New York Entomological Society, Inc. Includes original research resulting from the study of insects and related taxa. Topics include information on taxonomy, classification, phylogeny, biogeography, behavior, and natural history. 

Environment (magazine) - Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development analyzes the problems, places, and people where environment and development come together, illuminating concerns from the local level to the global level.

Environment and Behavior - Examines relationships between human behavior and the natural and built environment. Research topics include environmental experiences, environmental outcomes, processes linking environments, and behaviors that support or harm human well-being. (Limited access.)

Environmental Building News - Provides industry news and in-depth articles about products, technologies, and topics in green design and construction. (Limited access.)

Environmental Entomology - Focuses on the interaction of insects with the biological, chemical, and physical aspects of their environment. Published by the Entomological Society of America.

Environmental Management - Articles include all aspects of management and the managed use of the environment, both natural and man-made. (Limited access.)

Environmental Monitoring and Assessment - An international journal devoted to progress in the use of monitoring data in assessing environmental risks to man and the environment. (Limited access.)

Environmental Science and Technology - Publishes original research in environmental science and environmental technology, as well as environmental policy and critical reviews. Published by the American Chemical Society. (Limited access.)

Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry - Dedicated to furthering scientific knowledge and disseminating information on environmental toxicology and chemistry, including the application of these sciences to risk assessment. (Limited access.)

Ethnohistory - Published materials emphasize the use of documentary materials and ethnographic or archaeological data, as well as the combination of historical and anthropological approaches, in the study of social and cultural processes and history. (Limited access.)

European Journal of Soil Science - Provides primary research reports and critical reviews of basic and applied soil science, especially as it relates to soil and plant studies and general environmental soil science. (Limited access.)

Evolution - Publishes significant new results of empirical or theoretical investigations concerning facts, processes, mechanics, or concepts of evolutionary phenomena and events.

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Federal Computer Week - Content provides federal technology executives with the information, ideas, and strategies necessary to successfully navigate the complex world of federal business.  FCW profiles leaders in the federal executive sector and features information on business management, policy, pending legislation, and technology.

Federal Times - Directed at federal managers, topics include managing staff, latest technology, and financial and career decisions while providing timely news and information.

Fire Management Today - Provides new techniques, technologies, and ideas in fire management. Founded in 1936 as Fire Management Notes, the name changed in 2000. Published by the USDA Forest Service's Fire and Aviation Management.

Fisheries - Offers peer-reviewed technical articles on all aspects of aquatic resource-related subjects, as well as professional issues, new ideas and approaches, education, economics, administration, and law.

Forest Ecology and Management - Publishes scientific articles that link forest ecology with forest management and that apply biological and ecological knowledge to the management and conservation of man-made and natural forests. The scope of the journal includes all forest ecosystems of the world.

Forest Products Journal - Provides information on wood construction for engineers, architects, builders, and building code regulators. Topics include engineering data, state-of-the-art design technologies, and construction standards. Published by the Forest Products Society, an international not-for-profit technical association founded in 1947 to provide an information network for all segments of the forest products industry.

Forest Science - Publishes research and technical articles that explore all aspects of natural and social sciences as they apply to the function and management of the forested ecosystems of the world. Topics include silviculture, soils, biometry, disease, recreation, photosynthesis, and tree physiology, as well as all aspects of management, harvesting, and policy analysis.

The Forestry Chronicle - Provides information to forest practitioners about professional and scientific management of forests and their resources. Published by the Canadian Institute of Forestry. (Limited access.)

Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment - Topics include all aspects of ecology, the environment, and related disciplines, as well as short, high-impact research communications of broad interdisciplinary appeal.

Functional Ecology - Includes original papers in organismal ecology, physiological ecology, behavioral ecology, and evolutionary ecology and their implications for community and ecosystem patterns and processes.

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Geology - Publishes research from all fields of the geosciences, providing timely international articles.

Geophysics - Articles encompass all aspects of research, exploration, and education in applied geophysics. Topics cover the entire spectrum of geophysical methods, including seismology, potential fields, electromagnetics, and borehole measurements. Published by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists since 1936. (Limited access.)

GeoWorld - Covers the geospatial industry including local and federal government, emergency management, infrastructure, natural resource management, industry trends, and innovations. Formerly GIS World .

Global Ecology and Biogeography - Publishes materials relating to historical, spatial, ecological, and applied biogeography. Particularly publishes articles on macroecology, ecological and biogeographical responses to global environmental change, comparative ecology and biogeography, community ecology, island biogeography, the ecological and biogeographical bases for conservation, and ecological applications of remote sensing and GIS.

Global Environmental Change - Provides original theoretical and applied research and review articles across the field of global environmental change. Article topics include biodiversity and ecosystem services, water resources, climate change, international agreements, North-South relations, land use and cover change, institutions, and governance. (Limited access.)

Glyphs - Newsletter of the Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society. The society’s newsletter is published monthly and announces talks, field trips, classes, and relevant news.

Government Computer News - Describes itself as the technology authority for government. Magazine and website focus on how to buy, build, and manage the technologies that run government.

Government Executive - Business magazine serving senior executives and managers in the federal government's departments and agencies.

Ground Water - Focusing exclusively on groundwater, offers practical applications in groundwater hydrology.

Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation - Contains information regarding the field of groundwater monitoring and cleanup. Also encompasses a mix of original columns authored by industry leaders, industry news, EPA updates, product and equipment news, and peer-reviewed papers.

GSA Bulletin (Geological Society of America) - Published since 1890, includes content on all branches of the earth sciences.

GSA Today (Geological Society of America) - The society's science and news magazine published for members and other earth scientists. Issues often include a feature article: a tightly focused paper on an issue of importance to earth science policy, planning, funding, and education.

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Harvard Business Review - A general management magazine that focuses primarily on management techniques and breakthrough ideas. (Limited access.)

Headwaters - Published by Colorado Foundation for Water Education, the magazine offers balanced water education and information to the citizens of Colorado.

Herpetologica - Devoted to articles that further the knowledge of the biology of amphibians and reptiles.

Herpetological Conservation and Biology - An open-access international journal that publishes original peer-reviewed research, reviews, and perspectives on the ecology, natural history, management, and conservation biology of amphibians and reptiles.

Herpetological Monographs - Devoted to articles that further the knowledge of the biology of amphibians and reptiles. Contains lengthy research articles, syntheses, and special symposia. Published by The Herpetologists' League, Inc. 

High Country News - A nonprofit media organization that covers the important issues and stories that define the American West. Its mission is to inform and inspire people to act on behalf of the West's diverse natural and human communities. (Limited access.)

Hispanic Business (magazine) - Focuses on growth in the U.S. Hispanic market, economic trends, diversity and philanthropy, supply-chain development, best business practices, and career development opportunities.

Historical Archaeology - Publishes articles and reports on historic period archaeological research, method, and theory from throughout the world. (Limited access.)

Human Dimensions of Wildlife - Devoted to the study of social considerations in fisheries and wildlife management.

Human Ecology - Discusses complex and varied systems of interaction between people and their environment. Articles examine the roles of social, cultural, and psychological factors in the maintenance or disruption of ecosystems and investigate the effects of population density on health, social organization, and environmental quality.

Hydro Review - Provides information on the issues and challenges encountered in the hydro industry in North America. News and articles focus on industry trends, equipment, operations and maintenance, rehabilitation, redevelopment, dam safety, and environmental effects.

Hydrological Science and Technology - Promotes hydrological science and technology by challenging traditional and conventional methods and publishing new methods in global, regional, and national changing climates. (Limited access.)

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Ibis: International Journal of Avian Science - Publishes original papers, reviews, and short communications reflecting the forefront of research activity in ornithological science, but with special emphasis on the conservation, ecology, ethology (behavior), and systematics of birds.

Information Management - Provides information regarding the records and information management issues that matter to business. Features articles about the latest records and information management trends, technologies, and best practices.

Information Today - Provides news and long-term trends in the information industry. Provides timely news articles with information regarding the people, products, services, and events that impact the industry, while topical articles explain significant developments in the field. (Limited access.)

Information Week - Provides an information network for IT professionals, addressing mission-critical business and technology content. (Limited access.)

Intermountain Journal of Sciences - Articles on topics concerning the sciences that are applicable to the intermountain region, including those dealing with biological, environmental engineering, mathematical, molecular-cellular, pharmaceutical, physical, and social sciences. (Limited access.)

International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation - Articles apply earth observation data to the management of natural resources and the environment. (Limited access.)

International Journal of Geographical Information Science - Fields of geographical information science and geocomputation are studied. It is intended for those who design, implement, and use systems for monitoring, modeling, planning, and policy-making. (Limited access.)

International Journal of Historical Archaeology - Articles focus on the post-1492 period and include studies reaching into the Late Medieval period. Papers establish global connections and present the latest theoretical, methodological, and site-specific research. (Limited access.)

International Journal of Plant Sciences - A major source for botanical research since 1875. Topics covered include genetics and genomics, developmental and cell biology, biochemistry and physiology, morphology and structure, systematics, plant-microbe interactions, paleobotany, evolution, and ecology.

International Journal of Wildland Fire - Provides basic and applied articles regarding wildland fire science. Topics include, but are not confined to, ecological impact, modeling fire and its effects, and management of fire.

International Water Power and Dam Construction - Provides information on the hydropower and dams industry. Topics range from the latest details on embankment dams, spillways, and Kaplan and Francis turbines to flood management plans, tunneling projects, and generator refurbishment.

International Wildlife - Produced by the National Wildlife Federation, whose mission is to help ensure America's wildlife legacy continues for future generations. Continued by National Wildlife, starting in 2002.

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Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association - Articles include timely, contemporary advances in air quality and waste management science and technology with the goal of improving environmental protection.

Journal of the American Water Resources Association - Publishes papers characterized by their broad approach to water resources issues.

Journal of Animal Ecology - Provides research papers on all aspects of animal ecology, specifically those that make substantial contributions to our understanding of animal ecology as well as offering insights into issues of general interest to ecologists.

Journal of Applied Ecology - Papers include the concepts, theories, models, and methods regarding the broad-scale management of biological resources.

Journal of Aquatic Animal Health - Journal serves those concerned with the health of aquatic organisms. It carries research papers on the causes, effects, treatments, and prevention of diseases of marine and freshwater organisms.

Journal of Arid Environments - Articles on physical, biological, and anthropological aspects of arid, semi-arid, and desert environments. Addresses research on all aspects of arid environments and their past, present, and future use. (Limited access.)

Journal of the Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science - Papers include a range of scientific work, though the journal has become highly regarded for its focus on topics related to the Southwest. Published principally by and for the members of the Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science.

Journal of Biogeography - Articles cover all aspects of spatial, ecological, and historical biogeography.

Journal of Cave and Karst Studies - A multidisciplinary journal regarding cave and karst research produced by the National Speleological Society. Formerly Bulletin of the National Speleological Society. (Limited access.)

Journal of Ecology - Produces research papers on all aspects of the ecology of plants, including algae, in both aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems.

Journal of Environment and Development - Articles discuss environment and development issues at the local, national, regional, and international levels. Provides a forum for policy makers, attorneys, academics, business people, and nongovernmental organization activists from around the world. (Limited access.)

Journal of Environmental Management - Discusses all aspects of management and the managed use of the environment, both natural and manmade. It is aimed not only at the environmental manager, but at anyone concerned with the sustainable use of environmental resources. (Limited access.)

Journal of Environmental Quality - Papers cover various aspects of anthropogenic impacts on the environment, including terrestrial, atmospheric, and aquatic systems. Emphasis is given to the understanding of underlying processes.

Journal of Experimental Botany - Addresses all aspects of plant biology, with an emphasis on molecular physiology, molecular genetics, and environmental physiology.

Journal of Field Archaeology - An international, refereed journal serving the interests of archaeologists, anthropologists, historians, scientists, and others concerned with the recovery and interpretation of archaeological data. Scope is worldwide and is not confined to any particular time period. (Limited access.)

Journal of Field Ornithology - Original articles emphasize the descriptive or experimental study of birds in their natural habitats. Articles depict general techniques, with an emphasis on conservation, describing life history, and assessing published studies or existing ideas. Published by the Association of Field Ornithologists.

Journal of Forestry - Published by the Society of American Foresters. Advances the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management.

Journal of Geology - Publishes original research across a broad range of subfields in geology, including geophysics, geochemistry, sedimentology, geomorphology, petrology, plate tectonics, volcanology, structural geology, mineralogy, and planetary sciences. (Limited access.)

Journal of Herpetology - Publishes papers regarding the biology of amphibians and reptiles, with emphasis on behavior, biochemistry, conservation, ecology, evolution, morphology, physiology, and systematics.

Journal of Hydraulic Engineering - Articles describe the analysis and solutions of problems in hydraulic engineering. Emphasis is placed on the presentation of concepts, methods, techniques, and results that advance knowledge and are suitable for general application in the hydraulic engineering profession. (Limited access.)

Journal of Insect Science - Publishes papers in all aspects of the biology of insects and other arthropods from the molecular to the ecological.  Journal of Insect Science is supported by the University of Wisconsin Libraries and is freely available to individuals and institutions.

Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve - The only North American journal devoted to interlibrary loan, document delivery, and electronic reserve librarianship. (Limited access.)

Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering - Discusses all phases of irrigation, drainage, engineering hydrology, and related water management subjects, such as watershed management, weather modification, water quality, groundwater, and surface water. The journal emphasizes new developments and results of research as well as case studies and practical applications of engineering.

Journal of Mammology - Publishes original and timely research on all aspects of the biology of mammals, including ecology, genetics, conservation, behavior, and physiology.

Journal of the New York Entomological Society - Publishes research resulting from the study of insects and related taxa. Articles contribute information on taxonomy, classification, phylogeny, biogeography, behavior, natural history, and related fields. Continued by Entomologica Americana after 1999.

Journal of the Ohio Herpetological Society - Published papers on all aspects of the biology of amphibians and reptiles of Ohio. Published by the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, established to advance research, conservation, and education concerning amphibians and reptiles. Continued by Journal of Herpetology  after 1995.

Journal of Paleontology - Publishes articles and notes on the systematics of fossil organisms and the implications of systematics to all aspects of paleobiology and stratigraphic paleontology. Emphasizes specimen-based research and features illustrations.

Journal of Parasitology - Published by the American Society of Parasitologists. Papers are separated by topic for ease of reference and range from biochemistry-physiology and ecology to therapeutics-diagnostics and systematics. Includes research articles, brief research notes, general reviews, critical comments, book reviews, and Society announcements.

Journal of Park and Recreation Administration - Provides a forum for management and organizational analysis of the delivery of park, recreation, and leisure services. Includes peer-reviewed invited and regular papers as well as sections for "Programs that Work" and resource reviews. Published quarterly and sponsored by the American Academy of Parks and Recreation Administration and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Journal of Range Management - Publishes all topics pertaining to global rangelands, including ecology, management, socioeconomic, and policy. The journal’s mission is to inform academics, ecosystem managers, and policy makers of science-based information to promote sound rangeland stewardship. Continued by Rangeland Ecology & Management after 2004.

Journal of Raptor Research - Publishes original research reports and review articles on the biology and conservation of diurnal and nocturnal raptors. Articles describe ecology, behavior, life history, conservation, and management techniques and include reviews of published studies.

Journal of Soil and Water Conservation - A multidisciplinary journal of natural resource conservation research, practice, policy, and perspectives. The journal has two sections: the A Section containing various departments and features, and the Research Section containing peer-reviewed research papers. (Limited access.)

Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society  - Disseminates scientific knowledge about plants, including fungi. Publishes basic research in all areas of plant biology except horticulture. An emphasis is placed on research done in, and about plants of, the Western Hemisphere.

Journal of Tropical Ecology - Publishes papers in the established field of the ecology of tropical regions, either arising from original research (experimental or descriptive) or forming significant reviews. Disseminates information on all aspects of tropical communities and ecosystems.

Journal of Vegetation Science - Publishes papers on all aspects of vegetation science, with particular emphasis on papers that develop new concepts or methods, test theory, and identify general patterns.

Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology - Produces papers on all aspects of vertebrate paleontology, including vertebrate origins, evolution, functional morphology, taxonomy, biostratigraphy, paleoecology, paleobiogeography, and paleoanthropology.

Journal of Wildlife Diseases - Publishes articles regarding wildlife diseases. Focuses specifically on topics of bacteriology, mycology, epidemiology, parasitology, pathology, virology, conservation medicine, pharmacology, toxicology, and immunology.

Journal of Wildlife Management - The preeminent journal for original research on the scientific and management foundations of wildlife management. Includes articles on basic wildlife management science, including analyses of management practices designed to influence wildlife populations and/or habitat.

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine - Publishes original research findings, clinical observations, and case reports in the field of veterinary medicine dealing with captive and free-ranging wild animals.

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Kiva - Publishes archaeological work from the southwest United States and northwest Mexico. Subject matter includes prehistoric and historic archaeology, ethnology, history, anthropology, linguistics, and ethnohistory. Founded by the Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society. (Limited access.)

 

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Land and Water  (magazine) - Created for contractors, engineers, architects, government officials, and those working in the field of natural resource management and restoration from the idea stage through project completion and maintenance. Publishes job-site stories, case histories, and the latest developments. Published by Land and Water, Inc.

Land Letter - An Environment & Energy publication focusing on natural resource development and conservation issues and known for providing objective and timely information. Was absorbed by Greenwire .

Landscape Ecology - Provides expertise from biological, geophysical, and social sciences to explore the formation, dynamics, and consequences of spatial heterogeneity in natural and human-dominated landscapes. (Limited access.)

Limnology and Oceanography - Publishes original articles, including scholarly reviews, about all aspects of limnology and oceanography, with the theme of understanding aquatic systems.

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Macworld  (magazine) - Provides information on all things Apple. Offers current material on what is new, ratings on products, and how to best utilize Apple products.

Maine Naturalist - Focuses on the fauna, flora, and geology of Maine. Continued by Northeastern Naturalist after 1996.

Mammalian Species - A series with more than 800 monographs on individual species. Each monograph provides a thorough synthesis of the biological knowledge of a species, including topics of systematics, distribution, fossil history, genetics, anatomy, physiology, behavior, ecology, and conservation.

Marine and Coastal Fisheries - An open-access journal published by the American Fisheries Society, providing an international venue for studies of marine, coastal, and estuarine fisheries. Places an emphasis on species' performance and responses to agitations in their environment and promotes the development of ecosystem-based fisheries science and management.

Mining Engineering (magazine) - The official journal of The Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc. Partnered with the global mining business community, presenting technology, products, and services to industry buyers and decisionmakers in all disciplines of mining worldwide. (Limited access.)

Missouri Botanical Garden Annual Report - Scientific articles constitute a large portion of its total volume, as well as various other information about activities at the Botanical Garden.

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National Geographic  (magazine) - National Geographic Society is one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, and the promotion of environmental and historical conservation.

National Parks (magazine) - Focuses solely on our national parks, with the intent to create an awareness of the need to protect and properly manage park resources, encourage an appreciation for the natural and historic treasures found in the parks, and inform and inspire readers to help preserve them.

National Wildlife (magazine) - Providing an emphasis on wildlife conservation and natural history, this magazine is designed to inform readers about key issues relating to the nation's natural resources and environment.

Native Peoples (magazine) - Devoted to the arts and cultures of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Discusses the historical traditions of the past and current Native realm.

Native Plants Journal - Disperses practical information about planting and growing North American (Canada, Mexico, and U.S.) native plants for conservation, restoration, reforestation, landscaping, highway corridors, and related uses.

Natural Area News (newsletter affiliated with Natural Areas Journal ) - Provides timely articles relevant to natural area professionals and to the conservation community, as well as updates on Natural Areas Association activities and events. Published by the Natural Areas Association.

Natural Areas Journal - Provides articles regarding natural areas management and preservation. A wide range of topics are covered, including applied conservation biology, ecological restoration, invasive and exotic species management, ecosystems, habitat protection, fire ecology and management, natural areas research and management, and biological and biodiversity monitoring.

Nature - Offers research conducted in all fields of science and technology. Nature also provides rapid, authoritative, insightful, and interesting news and interpretation of topical and developing trends affecting science, scientists, and the wider public. (Limited access.)

New Phytologist - Publishes original research papers on all aspects of the plant sciences. Research falls within four areas: physiology and development, environment, interaction, and evolution. 

North American Journal of Aquaculture - Produces research and practical experience in all areas of intensive and extensive fish culture. Focuses on culture of all aquatic organisms that are of importance to North American culturists.

North American Journal of Fisheries Management - The journal addresses the maintenance, enhancement, and allocation of fisheries resources, with the intent to promote communication among managers.

Northeastern Naturalist - Provides a regional focus on northeastern North America, including Canada. Attention is paid to field ecology, biology, behavior, biogeography, wildlife and fisheries management, taxonomy, evolution, anatomy, physiology, geology, and related fields.

Northwest Science - Geographic scope covers northwestern United States and southwestern Canada. Produces original papers on a wide range of natural history and general science topics, including anthropology, aquatic biology, botany, ecology, fisheries, forestry, geology, geography, soils, wildlife biology, and zoology.

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Oecologia - Publishes original research in a range of topics related to plant and animal ecology with an international focus. Papers focus on population ecology, plant-animal interactions, ecosystem ecology, community ecology, global change ecology, conservation ecology, behavioral ecology, and physiological ecology. (Limited access.)

Oikos - Publishes original research on all aspects of ecology. Emphasis is on theoretical and empirical work aimed at generalization and synthesis across taxa, systems, and ecological disciplines.

Oil & Gas Journal - Designed to meet the needs of engineers, managers, and executives throughout the oil and gas industry. Delivers the latest international oil and gas news, analysis of issues and events, practical technology for design, operation, and maintenance, and important statistics on international markets and activity.  Contact the library to receive current issue via e-mail.

Our Public Lands - The official publication of the Bureau of Land Management from 1951-1981. Created as a forum for the exchange of ideas and information on the development, utilization, and conservation of the resources on public lands. Includes news highlights on BLM happenings, information regarding updated regulations, and public land for sale. Contact the library for assistance.

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Paleobiology - Publishes articles dealing with any aspect of biological paleontology. Emphasizes biological and paleobiological processes and patterns.

Park Science - A research and resource management bulletin of the U.S. National Park Service. Reports the implications of recent and ongoing natural and social science and related cultural research for park planning, management, and policy.

Parks & Recreation (magazine) - Published by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) to help park professionals serve the public. Through its pursuit of key issues, trends, and personalities, the magazine advances American parks, recreation, and conservation efforts.

PC Magazine - A computer magazine which provides reviews and previews of the latest hardware and software for information technology professionals.

Personnel Journal - Offers workforce tools, products, and services directory, as well as providing management information and marketing services to human resources professionals. (Limited access.)

Petroleum News - Provides readers with timely information about the oil and gas industry in Alaska and northern Canada. Contact the library to receive current issue via e-mail.

Photochemistry and Photobiology - Delivers original reports and reviews on current topics in photobiology and in biologically relevant photochemistry. Topics range from the primary interaction of light with molecules, cells, and tissue to the subsequent biological responses.

Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing (PE&RS) - Journal dedicated to imaging and geospatial information science and technology. Included in the journal is a Highlight Article, popular columns Grids & Datums and Mapping Matters, and scientific papers.

PLoS (Public Library of Science) Biology - Features works in all areas of biological science, from molecules to ecosystems, including works at the interface of other disciplines, such as chemistry, medicine, and mathematics. The intended audience is the international scientific community as well as educators, policymakers, and interested members of the public around the world.

Point of Beginning (POB) - Serves surveying and mapping professionals as an informative national publication. Topics include those that will help the geomatics industry succeed: coverage of new applications, evolving technologies, and practical solutions to surveying and mapping problems, as well as insight into business, legal, and educational issues.

Prairie Naturalist - Communicates research conducted on North American grasslands and their biota. Articles include research topics such as investigating Great Plains community and landscape ecologies, species-specific population dynamics, mammalogy, ornithology, invertebrate zoology, herpetology, ichthyology, botany, animal behavior, infectious diseases, and biostatistics.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences - Coverage spans the biological, physical, and social sciences. Published by the National Academy of Sciences, an honorific society of scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the advancement of science and technology.

The Professional Geologist - Article topics are related to the science and profession of geology. Published by the American Institute of Professional Geologists, whose mission is to be an effective advocate for the profession of geology and to serve its members through activities and programs that support continuing professional development and promote high standards of ethical conduct.

Professional Surveyor Magazine - Covers all aspects of land and hydrographic surveying. Specifically designed for professionals in the surveying, mapping, engineering, GIS, and related geomatics fields. Published by Reed Business Geo, Inc.

Public Land and Resources Law Review  - Published by a board of student editors at The University of Montana School of Law, with assistance from faculty advisors. It features both professional and student-written articles exploring a broad range of current issues in public land and resource law, environmental law, and federal Indian law.

Public Lands News - Published for professionals involved with the management of the nation’s federal lands. The publication provides subscribers the insight to what changes in public lands policy mean to them and their organizations. Contact the library to receive current issue via e-mail.

The Public Manager - Addresses general and specialized areas of interest to all government managers. Routinely publishes regular series with differing aspects and views of current public management issues.

Public Works (magazine) - Covers trends, management, legislation, and products to public works officials dedicated to improving the nation’s infrastructure. A source of information for municipal, county, and state public officials.

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Quarterly Review of Biology - Publishes articles in all areas of biology but with a traditional emphasis on evolution, ecology, and organismal biology.

Quaternary Research - Publishes articles from the numerous disciplines that contribute to knowledge regarding the Quaternary Period, focusing on studies in the earth and biological sciences. (Limited access.)

 

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Rangeland Ecology & Management - Articles include all topics pertaining to global rangelands, including ecology, management, socioeconomic, and policy. The journal’s mission is to inform academics, ecosystem managers, and policy makers of science-based information to promote sound rangeland stewardship. Formerly Journal of Range Management.

Rangelands - Serves as a forum for the presentation and discussion of facts, ideas, and philosophies pertaining to the study, management, and use of rangelands. Published by the Society for Range Management, the journal features scientific and historical articles as well as Society news.

Recent Publications of the Pacific Northwest Research Station - Publications produced by the USDA Forest Service's Pacific Northwest Research Station, covering Alaska, Oregon, and Washington. Provides scientific information to land managers, policymakers, and citizens, with a mission to generate and communicate scientific knowledge that helps people understand and make informed choices about people, natural resources, and the environment.

Remote Sensing of the Environment - Produced for the remote sensing community with the publication of results on theory, science, applications, and technology of remote sensing of Earth resources and the environment. The emphasis of the journal is on biophysical and quantitative approaches to remote sensing at local to global scales, including terrestrial, oceanic, and atmospheric sensing. (Limited access.)

Restoration Ecology - Fosters the exchange of ideas among the many disciplines involved with ecological restoration. Articles address global concerns and communicates them to the international research community and restoration practitioners.

River Research and Applications - An international journal dedicated to the promotion of pure and applied scientific research on rivers. The journal publishes original scientific and technical papers on biological, ecological, geomorphological, hydrological, engineering, and geographical aspects related to rivers in both the developed and developing world. Previously published as Regulated Rivers: Research and Management.

Roads and Bridges - Provides engineers, contractors, and government officials with the latest advancements in the road and bridge industry, timely news coverage, and important information on products beneficial to the jobsite or office.

Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Journal - Consists of original, practical, and scholarly articles and reprints of Foundation, law review, and other articles useful to mineral resources professionals. Domestic and international articles in semi-annual issues cover oil and gas, mining, water, public lands, and related areas of natural resources law, including business transactions. Formerly Public Land and Resources Law Digest. (Limited access.)

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SAA Archaeological Record (Society for American Archaeology) - Encompasses SAA business, commentary, news, regular columns, software reviews, job listings, opinions, and articles. The Bulletin of the Society for American Archaeology was replaced by the SAA Bulletin in 1990, which in turn was superseded by the SAA Archaeological Record in 2001.

Science - Science is renowned for its highly cited, peer-reviewed research papers, its special strength in life science disciplines, and its coverage of breaking science news.

Science and Public Policy - An international journal on public policies for science, technology, and innovation. It covers all types of science and technology in both developed and developing countries.

Science News - A news magazine publishing concise, timely articles about new scientific and technical developments that appeal to both general readers and scientists. Covers important and emerging research in all fields of science.

Scientific American (magazine) - A popular science magazine covering areas ranging from energy and sustainability to evolution to technology. (Limited access.)

Sierra (magazine) - Produced by the Sierra Club, whose mission is to explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth; to practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources; to educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment; and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives. Describes the club's activities and spotlights various environmental issues.

Society & Natural Resources - Publishes articles with a broad range of social science research and thinking on the interaction of social and biophysical processes, policies, and practices occurring around the world and at multiple scales.

Society of Wetland Scientists Bulletin - Publishes information regarding issues relative to wetland science and provides a source of information for the members of Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS). The SWS was founded to promote wetland science and the exchange of information related to wetlands.

Soil Science - Publishes primary research reports and critical reviews of basic and applied soil science, especially as it relates to soil and plant studies and general environmental soil science. (Limited access.)

Soil Science Society of America Journal - Contents focus on soil science research relating to physics; chemistry; biology and biochemistry; fertility and plant nutrition; genesis, morphology, and classification; water management and conservation; forest, range, and wildland soils; nutrient management and soil and plant analysis; mineralogy; and wetland soils. The official publication of the Soil Science Society of America.

Southeastern Naturalist - With a regional focus on the southeastern United States, Southeastern Naturalist features research articles on terrestrial, fresh-water, and marine organisms and their environments. It focuses on field ecology, biology, behavior, biogeography, wildlife and fisheries management, taxonomy, evolution, anatomy, physiology, geology, and related fields.

The Southwestern Naturalist - Promotes conservation and biodiversity of the southwestern United States, Mexico, and Central America. Reports original and significant research in any field of natural history. A publication of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists.

Studies in Avian Biology - Dedicated to the biology of wild bird species, this series presents works too long for The Condor and is published at irregular intervals. Some volumes are monographs and others are multiauthored collections of chapters organized around a theme.

Successes in Stewardship  - A Federal Highway Administration newsletter highlighting current environmental streamlining practices from around the country.

Sustainable Development Law Journal - Provides readers with scholarly and practical articles dealing with environmental law and policy and natural resources management pertinent to the United States and Canada. Formerly the Great Plains Natural Resources Journal, the Sustainable Development Law Journal published its last issue in spring 2011.

Systematic Biology - Papers make original contributions to the theory, principles, and methods of systematics as well as phylogeny, evolution, morphology, biogeography, paleontology, genetics, and the classification of all living things. A journal of the Society of Systematic Biologists. Published as Systematic Zoology until 1992.

Systematic Botany - Publishes original articles pertinent to modern and traditional aspects of systematic botany, including theory as well as application. Published by the American Society of Plant Taxonomists, who promote research and teaching in the taxonomy, systematics, and phylogeny of vascular and nonvascular plants.

Systematic Zoology - A peer-reviewed scientific journal covering the field of systematics. Established in 1952 as Systematic Zoology and retitled Systematic Biology in 1992.

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Transactions of the American Fisheries Society - Publishes papers regarding fisheries science. It features results of basic and applied research in genetics, physiology, biology, ecology, population dynamics, economics, health, culture, and other topics relevant to marine and freshwater finfish and shellfish and their respective fisheries and environments.

Transactions of the Annual Meetings of the Kansas Academy of Science - A multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal for all subjects of biological, cultural, and physical sciences; mathematics and computer science; history and philosophy of science; and science education. The official publication of the Kansas Academy of Science.

Transactions of the Western Section of The Wildlife Society - Publishes original papers of interest to Western Section members in the field of wildlife ecology and management, habitat management, conservation biology, and related natural resource topics.

 

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Ursus - The only journal dedicated to providing scientific information on all of the world's eight species of bears. Publications include a variety of articles on all aspects of bear management and research worldwide. Published by the International Association for Bear Research and Management.

Utah Science - Devoted to reporting on research supported by the Utah Agricultural Experiment Station, established in 1888. The experiment station supports research in a broad range of agricultural and related areas, including plant and animal sciences, nutrition, food safety, agricultural and natural resource economics, dairy science, rural sociology, irrigation engineering, and soil science.

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Water Resources Research - An interdisciplinary journal integrating research in the social and natural sciences of water. Contains original contributions to hydrology in the physical, chemical, and biological sciences, as well as the social and policy sciences, including economics, systems analysis, sociology, and law. (Limited access.)

Waterbirds: The International Journal of Waterbird Biology - Published by The Waterbird Society, the journal's title was changed from Colonial Waterbirds in 1999 to reflect the Society’s expanded focus on all aquatic birds and their habitats. Waterbirds publishes results of scientific research with papers on the biology, conservation, and techniques of study of the world’s waterbirds including seabirds, wading birds, shorebirds, and waterfowl.

Weed Science - Publishes original research and scholarship in the form of peer-reviewed articles focused on understanding why phenomena occur in agricultural crops. It focuses on fundamental research directly related to all aspects of weed science in agricultural systems. Published by the Weed Science Society of America.

Weed Technology - Publishes original research and scholarship in the form of peer-reviewed articles focused on understanding how weeds are managed. It focuses on applied aspects concerning the management of weeds in agricultural systems, herbicides, weed/crop management systems, reports of new weed problems, new technologies for weed management and special articles emphasizing technology transfer to improve weed control. Published by the Weed Science Society of America.

Western Birds - Publishes papers that contribute significantly to the scientific literature and that are useful and accessible to professional and amateur field ornithologists. Topics include distribution, migration, status, identification, geographic variation, conservation, behavior, ecology, population dynamics, habitat requirements, the effects of pollution, and techniques for censusing, sound recording, and photographing birds in the field. Includes papers of general interest regardless of their geographic origin, but particularly focuses on reports of studies done in or bearing on the Rocky Mountain and Pacific states and provinces, including Alaska and Hawai'i, western Texas, northwestern Mexico, and the northeastern Pacific Ocean. The quarterly flagship journal of the Western Field Ornithologists.

Western Journal of Applied Forestry - Geographically covers the western United States, including Alaska, and western Canada. Focuses on research, practice, and techniques targeted to foresters and similar professionals. (Limited access.)

Western North American Naturalist - Publishes articles, notes, and book reviews pertaining to the biological natural history of western North America. Each issue treats diverse taxa from the perspectives of various disciplines, including ecology, systematics, anatomy, physiology, and modeling.

Western Water - A magazine regionally focused on California and the West, emphasizing in-depth coverage of water resources issues. Each issue examines a different topic regarding water issues. The flagship publication of The Water Education Foundation. (Limited access.)

Wetlands - An international journal concerned with all aspects of wetlands biology, ecology, hydrology, water chemistry, soil and sediment characteristics, management, and laws and regulations.

Wildfire - This magazine is the wildland fire resource intended for the use of chiefs and wildland forestry managers to do their jobs. It includes stories on technology, training, public education, WUI, forestry, preplanning, and tactics.

Wildland Firefighter - This magazine focuses on stories from the fireline, practical information, news, techniques, and product reviews to assist wildland firefighters and fire managers. Not available online; contact the library for assistance.

Wildlife Biology - Publishes theoretical, empirical, and practical articles from all areas of wildlife science with the primary task of creating the scientific basis for the enhancement of wildlife management practices. Focuses primarily on mammalian and avian species, but studies on other species or occurrences relevant to wildlife management are also included.

Wildlife Monographs - Supplement to the Journal of Wildlife Management with focused investigations in areas pertaining to the knowledge, management, and conservation of wildlife.

The Wildlife Society Bulletin - Contains information from original research on applications of wildlife management, including analyses of management actions intended to influence wildlife populations and/or habitat.

The Wilson Bulletin - Consists of major articles based on original studies of birds and short communications that describe observations of particular interest. Published by the Wilson Ornithological Society and continued by The Wilson Journal of Ornithology after 2005.

The Wilson Journal of Ornithology - Consists of major articles based on original studies of birds and short communications that describe observations of particular interest. Published by the Wilson Ornithological Society; formerly The Wilson Bulletin.

Women in Natural Resources - Designed and written by women in all levels in forestry, fisheries, wildlife, range, recreation, soils, and the environmental and social sciences as they relate to natural resources. Provides information and ideas for, from, and about women in the natural resources context.

World Archaeology - Established to deal with archaeology on a worldwide multiperiod basis. Each issue is dedicated to one theme of current interest, and the papers adopt a broad comparative approach, looking at important issues on a global scale.

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