Earth DayTomorrow is Earth Day. Maybe you have a paper due about sustainability, or you just want to learn more about how you can live greener. The SDSU Library has a huge number of resources available that cover the whole gamut of the green movement and the environment. Here’s a few:

    Beyond Earth Day: Fulfilling the Promise, by Gaylord Nelson with Susan Cambell and Paul Wozniak, with a foreword by Robert Kennedy, Jr. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2002.
    3rd Floor Books, Call # GE195 .N45 2002

Have you ever wondered who created such a cool concept as Earth Day? We have some books that give you the history:

    The Man from Clear Lake: Earth Day Founder Senator Gaylord Nelson, by Bill Christofferson. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2004.
    3rd Floor Books, Call # E748.N43 C47 2004
    Not in Our Backyard: The People and Events that Shaped America’s Modern Environmental Movement, by Marc Mowrey and Tim Redmond. New York: W. Morrow, 1993.
    3rd Floor books, Call # GE180 .M68 1993

Do you need environment-themed project ideas for your children or elementary school class? Here’s an online resource from the Environmental Protection Agency I found in our online catalog:

    http://govdocs.evergreen.edu/coloringbooks/happyearthday.pdf

If you prefer to watch something about the environment, we can help you there, too:

    Biosphere and Biosurvival: Nature of the Environmental Crisis (#2), videorecording, Media Center, TV3186V
    Show Me Science. Environmental Science, videorecording, Media Center, DVD-4668

Do you want to do further research on environmental issues? We have a research guides for environmental sciences and sustainability to get you started:

    Environmental Science: http://infoguides.sdsu.edu/sub.php?id=35
    Sustainability: http://infoguides.sdsu.edu/sub.php?id=231

If you need further assistance, each infoguide page provides the name and contact information of the librarian(s) who specializes in that area. Give them a call!

Happy Earth Day!

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