The Libraries now subscribe to PolicyMap, a tool for mapping income, housing, quality of life, federal guidelines and other data. You can generate reports, chart tables, and create 3 layer maps.
This is a multi-disciplinary tool. Ask us if you’d like assistance using it.
The Libraries now have a subscription for Social Explorer, a database with historical census data and demographic information from the 1790-2000 U.S. Censuses, American Community Survey, the Religious Congregations and Membership Study, and the 2002 Carbon Emissions Data from the Vulcan Project. You can select data and generate maps to display it, or read the information in report form.
For assistance using this resource, contact a librarian.
The Sustainable Energy & Development e-book collection from Knovel includes titles related to alternative & renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainable development and water conservation. If you’d like assistance using the resources in this collection, contact Madeleine Charney, Sustainability Liaison, at 413-577-0784.
GreenFILE covers multidisciplinary research on the interaction between humans and the natural environment, including the topics of green building, pollution, recycling, renewable energy and sustainable agriculture. It offers abstracts and indexing for scholarly, government and general interest publications, as well as full-text for open access titles.
For assistance using this database, contact a reference librarian at 413-545-0150.
This resource includes a quarterly electronic publication and search interface for archives of research and ideas about designing and building. Contact Naka Ishii, 413-545-1656, for username and password. Trial continues through November 15th, 2008.