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Saluki First Year 2013-2014 - Water   Tags: environmental justice, ethics, pollution, sustainability, water, water pollution, water sustainability  

This library guide is designed to support SIU 2013-2014 first year students' projects about water.
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Government Resources

Sample government documents:

Find Opposing Viewpoints about Water Pollution

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Find Books about Water Pollution

Use the I-Share @ Morris Catalog to find books about different aspects of water pollution. You may limit your search to books at SIUC Morris Library or search multiple libraries in the state at one time. Some examples of search terms:
  • Water pollution
  • Water quality
  • Waterborne infection

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 Examples of  books about water pollution:

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Peril in the Ponds - Judith Cairncross Helgen
Call Number: QL668.E2 H42 2012
ISBN: 9781558499454
Publication Date: 2012
Location: Morris Library, 5th Floor. Check Availability

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Animal Waste, Water Quality and Human Health - A. Dufour; J. Bartram
Call Number: RA639 .A54 2012
ISBN: 9781780401232
Publication Date: 2012
Location: Morris Library, 5th Floor. Check Print Availability .


Find Articles on Water Pollution

We suggest you start with using Academic Search Premier for finding research materials on pollution. You may have to use the database's terms for your searches for best results, for example, "hydraulic fracturing" instead of "fracking." Hint: As you look at the initial results of your search, look at the lists of subjects in each citation to find additional search terms. A few sample search terms and sample articles found in the database are listed below. There are many more! If you need further assistance, please contact the librarians at Morris Library.

Sample Search Terms:

  • pesticides and water
  • oil spills and water
  • hydraulic fracturing and pollution
  • water pollution  (for example, water pollution and Great Lakes)

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Examples of articles about water pollution:

Does time heal all wounds? Community attachment, natural resource employment, and health impacts in the wake of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster.   Cope, Michael R.; Slack, Tim; Blanchard, Troy C.; Lee, Matthew R. Social Science Research. May2013, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p872-881. DOI: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2012.12.011.

Hydraulic Fracturing Overview: Growth of the Process and Safe Drinking Water Concerns.   Congressional Digest. Mar2012, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p71-75.

Mitigation strategies to reduce pesticide inputs into ground- and surface water and their effectiveness; A review   Reichenberger, Stefan; Bach, Martin; Skitschak, Adrian; Frede, Hans-Georg. Science of the Total Environment. Oct2007, Vol. 384 Issue 1-3, p1-35. 35p. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2007.04.046.


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