GreenFILE is a free research database covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts. It provides thousands of open access full-text records from scholarly, government and general interest sources. 

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Content Includes

  • Indexing and abstracts for more than 1 million records
  • Open access full text for more than 14,000 records

Subjects Include

  • Global climate change
  • Green building
  • Pollution
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Renewable energy
  • Recycling

GreenFILE is a welcome addition with its clear message of 'focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment.' With the emphasis on the 'connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology,' it is a perfect fit for the liberal arts campus.

— Library Journal

Extensive Multidisciplinary Coverage

GreenFILE covers the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. 

Researchers can access GreenFILE at and EBSCO customers can add the database to their profile by visiting EBSCO Connect.