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Sustainability and Environment: Home

A study guide for Bachelor of Sustainability and Environment students.



This guide has a search strategy, recommended resources and referencing guidelines supporting the Bachelor of Sustainability and Environment study. 

The guide contains the following sections:

  • Key databases
  • Plan your search with a search strategy
  • Books and journals
  • Websites
  • Indigenous resources
  • APA 7th referencing

Use the right-side navigation menu to explore sections.

Key databases


Multi-subject databases

Specific databases

Media databases

Resource types


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Useful for providing an overview of a topic or issue. Contains background information and context and is very useful as a starting point for research - especially if you are new to a topic!

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Journal Articles

Contains the latest research on very specific topics and often contains in-depth analysis. Journal articles are published more quickly than books so can be used to find more up to date information.

Grey Literature

This includes government or non-government organisation (NGO) reports, guidelines and statistics. They often contain an overview of an issue as it applies to a specific region, state, country or worldwide.