In accordance with best practices to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the library is closed until it is safe to reopen.
While there is no physical access to the library, librarians continue to work full-time, remotely.
Phone, chat, and email are monitored:
Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Students who wish to meet virtually with a reference librarian can make an appointment using LibCal. Librarians offer convenient meeting times and will be using ZOOM for the virtual meeting. If you do not see a convenient time in the LibCal schedule, please email a librarian directly to schedule an appointment.
The purpose of the Environmental Issue Research Paper is to encourage students to learn in depth about a specific environmental issue as well as to enhance their research and communication skills. It will provide students with an opportunity to both learn about a specific environmental issue, and to learn how to understand and analyze environmental problems in general.
There are a wide range of issues that could be researched and students are encouraged to select a topic of either personal or professional interest. Topics should be specific enough that they can be researched within the time frame and format described below. For example, selecting “climate change” is too broad an issue. More appropriate would be a more focused topic such as “impacts of climate change on the northeastern lobster industry”.