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Subject guide for Environmental Studies

Welcome to the Environmental Studies Guide

Hand holding a plant still in its soilThis guide will show you how to:

  • Research articles
  • Find books and journals
  • Perform effective research on the web

In addition, the guide will provide updated information from books, journals, and websites that are relevant for your discipline.  Video tutorials on how to use the tools on this guide are also made available.  

For environmental studies research questions not answered by this guide, please contact a librarian online. For questions specific to course assignments, please contact your professor.


Where Else Can I Get Help?


 Need more help?  There are several ways to get research assistance:


Wall Street Journal subscription-FREE

Wall Street Journal - WSJ.Com

Provides access to the Wall Street Journal e-newspaper from 1997-today.
All current CSUF students, faculty and staff have online access to the Wall Street Journal. You must first set up a Wall Street Journal online account.
Step 1: Click on the link to the database or go to

Step 2: The first time you sign on you will be taken to a separate Wall Street Journal (WSJ) activation page.
a. Account Type—select your status: Student, Staff, or Professor
a1: Students will then be prompted to enter their graduation month and year
b. Enter your email address - It needs to be your school email address, not any other email account.
c. Password—You have to enter a password for the Wall Street Journal account you are setting up.
d. Create an account then you will receive two emails: 1st one will be a confirmation/welcome email the 2nd email will prompt you to verify your email. You will NOT gain access until you verify your email