This list reflects a substantial number of the Law Library's current treatises. For additional works held by GMU libraries, search the GMU Library Catalog.


The Library subscribes to BNA-All electronic databases. Please see that list for additional databases.

  • Environment Complete is an index to literature in agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.
  • HeinOnline has the complete run of numerous environmental law journals in PDF format.
  • Index to Legal Periodicals and Books indexes legal periodicals and books from 1908, and provides full-text access for more recent articles.

To find relevant environmental databases in non-law disciplines, use the GMU Database Portal. The subject guide to Biology seems particularly helpful.


  • Westlaw includes Energy & Environment in its list of Topical Practice Areas, which you can Browse in the Topics tab.


  • Lexis Advance includes Environmental Law and Energy & Utilities Law in its list of Areas & Topics.

Internet Resources:

  • ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. The section's web site notes upcoming seminars, workshops, CLE's, and publications about the environment and related topics.
  • Environmental Law Institute. This non-partisan research and education institute publishes reports, books, articles and other analyses about environmental topics to shape environmental law, policy, and management.
  • Environmental and Natural Resources Law by HG Legal Directories. This website provides a brief overview of environmental law and serves as a portal to primary environmental law resources.
  • Center for International Environmental Law. The Center has offices in DC and Geneva, Switzerland working to strengthen and international law and institutions to protect the environment. The Center has a law school intern program in both offices.

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Last updated March 29, 2017