Database of the Month for June — Environmental Law Reporter


As you are taking summer courses at VLS this summer, we’d like to remind you of a terrific research resource the library subscribes to — Environmental Law Reporter (ELR). As its name indicates, it’s a database focusing on all aspects of environmental law and policy. It covers the areas of air, climate change, energy, land use, natural resources, toxic substances, water, wildlife, and so forth.

ELR has three components:

  • News & AnalysisELR’s highly respected monthly journal, provides insightful articles relevant to both legal practice and policy on today’s most pressing environmental topics. News & Analysis is available in print as well as online.
  • ELR UPDATE provides expert summaries three times a month of the most important federal and state judicial and administrative developments as well as federal legislative and international news. You can also receive ELR Daily Update, their daily summary of federal administrative news.
  • ELR, is a one-stop environmental law and policy research site with access to over 40 years of ELR analysis, extensive links to statutes, regulations and policies, a comprehensive subject matter index, and many other tools.

Learn more about ELR’s navigation and search functions here.

ELR can be accessed through the list of databases on the library’s website. Want to research more in other environmental related databases, check out the list of our subscribed environmental databases. Besides these databases, JULIEN offers a bountiful collection of books and ebooks of your topic!

At always, we welcome you to consult a reference librarian for an individual consultation! Email to make an appointment with a librarian.