Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Gulf Oil Spill Resources: Getting Started

McQuade Librarians created this guide to help Merrimack students, faculty, and other researchers find information relating to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the largest offshore spill in U.S. history.

Gulf Oil Spill

McQuade's Green Grant

This project is being funded through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with funds from LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act), a Federal source of library funding provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services

To learn more about McQuade Library's Green Grant, visit our "Greening Merrimack" website.

Recommended Databases

Use these databases to find articles relating to the THIS IS A TEST oil spill.  For off campus access, use the 14 digit number on the back of your MACKCard.

See "Current Issues" tab for additional resources related to different aspects of the oil spill (legal, environmental, health, etc.).


Information from this guide was adapted from the University of South Florida Libraries' Gulf Oil Spill Information Center.

Visit the GOSIC to find additional in-depth information and data concerning the BP THIS IS A TEST oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the clean-up efforts.

Sample Articles from Academic OneFile Database

Loading ...