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    April 20th, 2011LISWire aggregatorLISWire

    ~Environmental Resources Available Earth Day and Every Day of the Year via EBSCOhost®~

    IPSWICH, Mass. — April 20, 2011 — Since 1970, the 22nd of April has marked the anniversary of what many consider to be the birth of the modern environmental movement. Earth Day inspires awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. EBSCO Publishing offers a diverse selection of environmental resources that can assist with environmental protection, sustainability efforts and other green initiatives on Earth Day and every day.

    Environmental awareness and appreciation is certainly becoming more of a priority not only for local/national governments and corporations but also for individuals. Since 2008, EBSCO Publishing has made GreenFILE™ freely accessible to researchers via their library’s EBSCOhost® profiles as well as online at GreenFILE is a resource delivering well-researched information on key environmental issues. More than 53,000 institutions have added GreenFILE to their EBSCOhost profile and statistics indicate that users are taking advantage of the free resource from EBSCO. In the past 12 months alone searches have increased by 18% with more than 63,000,000 searches performed at those institutions.

    As the importance of environmental awareness continues to grow for researchers and corporations alike, EBSCO has expanded its resources that cover many different aspects of the environment. Researchers can find in-depth information on ecosystem ecology and environmental technology in Environment Complete™. The latest research on ecology and environmental sciences is available in Biological & Agricultural Index. Energy & Power Source™ contains information on renewable energies and Sustainability Watch™ ( provides executive decision support for sustainability-related topics such as waste water recycling, renewable energy certificates and sustainable packaging.

    GreenFILE is a bibliographic database of information about environmental concerns GreenFILE users can find a wealth of information pertaining to key environment issues such as global climate change, green building, pollution, recycling and renewable energy. The database’s collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles provides information at all levels of environmental interest. While GreenFILE is available online at, institutions looking to add GreenFILE to their EBSCOhost profiles can contact Technical Support.

    About EBSCO Publishing
    EBSCO Publishing is the world’s premier database aggregator, offering a suite of nearly 300 full-text and secondary research databases. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals, magazines, books, monographs, reports and various other publication types from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). The company’s product lines include proprietary databases such as Academic Search™, Business Source®, CINAHL®, DynaMed™, Literary Reference Center™, MasterFILE™, NoveList®, SocINDEX™ and SPORTDiscus™ as well as dozens of leading licensed databases such as ATLA Religion Database™, EconLit, INSPEC®, MEDLINE®, MLA International Bibliography, The Philosopher’s Index™, PsycARTICLES®, PsycINFO® and RILM™. Databases are powered by EBSCOhost®, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world.

    EBSCO is the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service™ a core collection of locally-indexed metadata creating a unified index of an institution’s resources within a single, customizable search point providing everything the researcher needs in one place—fast, simple access to the library’s full text content, deeper indexing and more full-text searching of more journals and magazines than any other discovery service ( For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at:, or contact: EBSCO Publishing is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.
    For more information, please contact:
    Kathleen McEvoy
    Public Relations Manager
    (800) 653-2726 ext. 2594