ESSH: Environmental Science, Safety, and Health: Databases & Journals

Selected Magazines & Journals in the Library

Click on the periodical's name to locate print copies in the Library and click on the online link to access online articles in these magazines and journals.

Databases by Subject

Looking for occupational hazards in a specific occupation?

Think about searching databases related to specific fields of study to learn about environmental, safety and health issues within a given type of occupation. For example, search Medicine and Health or Nursing databases to learn about occupational hazards for nurses or search Engineering databases to find articles about structural hazards.

Find databases at the CSCC Library's Databases page which can be browsed by subject or searched by the name of the database:


Links to the best scientific databases, and non-scientific databases related to environmental issues, industrial safety and health are below.  Find full-text magazine, trade, and journal articles, essays, reports, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and full-text books online.

The databases are accessible to all current CSCC students, faculty, and staff. 

If off-campus, you'll need the username/password you use for Blackboard and CougarWeb:

Science Online  Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.

Science Reference Center:  contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

AccessScience  Online science & technology encyclopedia.

Electronic Journal Center  Full text of 11000+ research journals.

Oxford Reference –Earth Sciences & Geography  Reference books on Earth Sciences and Geography.  

Environment Complete  Index, abstracts and full text of articles on environmental studies.

GreenFILE  Index, abstracts and full text of articles covering all aspects of human impact on the environment.

Business Source Complete Database where you'll find articles concerning occupational diseases, hazards, industrial hygiene, and industrial safety.

Is a Publication Available Online in a Database?

Use the link below to discover whether a journal, magazine or newspaper is available online in one of our databases.

Start a Search

This video explains how this search works!

The Database Doesn't Have Full Text for My Article. Now What?

During your search, you may encounter times when the full text (PDF or HTML) of an article is not available in the database.  Follow these steps to see how you may locate an electronic or print version of your article:

  1. If PDF and HTML full text are unavailable, click Full Text Finderin certain databases to locate print copies in Columbus State's library or electronic copies in another database, such as the Electronic Journal Center.
  2. If you know the name of the journal in which the article appears, search the eResource Lookup to see if the journal is available online in one of the research databases.
  3. If the article is not available at Columbus State's library or electronically through the research databases, search the OhioLINK catalog for print holdings at nearby college or university libraries. 

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