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Sustainability Resources: General

Resources for sustainability

Databases and Articles -- Sustainability

The Sullivan University System Libraries provide access to a variety of databases that offer information on general sustainability, green design, modern energy management and other topics related to the environment.

Specific EBSCO databases that focus on sustainability:

Other comprehensive databases that provide useful articles:

Links - Associations

Brings together businesses, government agencies, academic institutions, religious organizations, nonprofits, community groups, and individuals.
An association of colleges and universities that are working to create a sustainable future.

Aims to facilitate the use of renewable energy, green buildings, and energy efficiency.

This organization collaborates with business, civil society, and governments to design integrative solutions.

Think tank that conducts stakeholder-based systems analysis and change projects.

National land conservation organization that conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, community gardens, historic sites, rural lands, and other natural places.

Independent non profit alliance of more than 100,000 concerned citizens and scientists.


There are many books that cover sustainability at the library. To find books and ebooks on this subject, go to the Library Catalog. For best search results, use the subjects listed below:

  • Energy Conservation
  • Global Warming
  • Conservation of Natural Resources
  • Human Ecology
  • Urban Ecology
  • Urbanization


There is a selection of sustainability titles available electronically. These can be accessed via the library catalog or directly in Books 24x7.

  • Library Catalog: To locate eBooks in the Library Catalog, you may search by title, author or subject. To limit to only eBooks, select "Virtual Library" in the Searching Locations box.
  • To access Books 24x7 directly, go to the Sullivan University Library Database page, log in and select "Books 24x7."