Tazewell County Public Library

Science & Environment


Agriculture Collection

With broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields, this collection provides a comprehensive view of this growing body of knowledge. Comprised of nearly 200 titles, researchers will have access to current and authoritative content that spans the industry — from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.

Environmental Studies & Policy Collection

Providing robust coverage of the field of environmental issues and policy, this collection, which includes nearly 200 journals, provides instant access to the multiple viewpoints of this volatile field of study, including perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.

General Science Collection

Composed of nearly 300 predominantly full-text academic journals and general science-focused magazines, this collection provides coverage of all scientific endeavor, including particle physics, quantum theory, advanced mathematics, and biotechnology.

RBdigital Magazines

Download titles such as Popular Science, National Geographic, and Discover.

 Recommended Websites

Actionbioscience: Source for biology news and information, including policy

Air Now: Find out how what the air quality is in your part of the county.

American Chemical Society: Has information on chemistry news as well as educational resources for middle and high school.

Fuel Economy: Created by the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to provide U.S. consumers with  about fuel economy and fuel efficient vehicles.

Institute of Physics: This resource provides lots of educational resources for teachers and students in physics.

NASA: A great resource on astronomy and physics for all ages levels.

Science Daily: Get general science news on a range of topics, including health, biology, space, technology, and environment.

Scientific American: The online cousin of this print magazine on current scientific news.

Weather Spark: Get current weather forecasts as well as download data on part weather events on specific locations.

Webelements Periodic Table: Interactive periodic table with tons of info on each element.

USGS Earthquakes: Find general and specific information about earthquakes throughout the world.

Virginia Wildlife Magazine: The Internet Archive has digitized over 700s issues of this magazine between 1950 to 2012. Virginia Wildlife was organically published by the Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries.

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