Periodically, I will be spotlighting databases that are available through Alameda County Library.

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Byte Bytes: GreenFile is a free research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment available through EBSCO. It features hundreds of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect ecology.

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covers all aspects of human impact to the environment

This comprehensive resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.

Extensive Multidisciplinary Coverage

This collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.

Content Includes:

 Indexing and abstracts for more than 612,000 records

Open Access full text for more than 9,100 records

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One can also store items such as articles, images, ebooks, and notes and videos in the folder for a future session by Signing Into to My EBSCOhost .  To access GreenFile database, please go to :

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If you are trying to access GreenFile remotely, you will need an Alameda County Library card.