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College Writing - Toms River Research Guide: Welcome


This guide is designed to aid students in their College Writing courses as they study and conduct research on Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation and the environment. It is broken down into suggested search terms and phrases, library databases, and additional online resources.

Search Terms and Phrases

Environmental Issues

"climate change" OR "global warming"


"clean water"

"clean water" AND activism

"environmental racism"

"environmental sustainability"

"hazardous wastes" OR "toxic substances"

sustainability AND businesses

Water Crises

"ciba-geigy" AND "toms river"

"toms river, nj" AND "cancer"

"flint, michigan" AND "drinking water"

"newark, nj" AND "drinking water"

"drinking water" AND ("dakota access pipeline" OR "standing rock")

Health Related



"cancer cluster"

"health risk"

Academic Journals (Scholarly Articles)

News Articles

Upcoming Workshops and Events

Request Items

Interlibrary Loan expands the range of available research materials. Materials not owned by FDU Libraries may be obtained from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan. Please see Requesting Interlibrary Loans for information on how to request materials to be sent to FDU Libraries.

Off-Campus Access

Off-campus (remote) access to the FDU Libraries is available to students, faculty, and staff. When a database or resource is selected, a prompt for your FDU NetID and password will appear on your screen. Access will be granted upon verification of your credentials.