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The purpose of this guide is to recommend print and electronic resources for conducting research in Geography at Laurentian University. Click on the links on the left to see a variety of research resources that are available.
I am available to assist you in your research throughout the academic year.  Please e-mail me to set up a date and time.

Cite your References!

Find information on popular reference styles through our "Citation Styles Guide." Remember to use the style asked for by your professor, and to check your work.
Use Zotero to help import, manage and export bibliographic references in various styles.

The Essentials

National atlas of Canada. Natural Resources Canada.
Maps and geography. Statistics Canada.

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Dictionary of geography. 2009. Print.
Dictionary of human geography. 2009. Online.
Encyclopedia of geography. 2010. Online.
Encyclopedia of geographic information science 2009. Online & print.
Encyclopedia of human geography. 2006. Online & print.
Encyclopedic dictionary of physical geography. 1985. Print.

Geography Librarian

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Name: Desmond Maley
Position Title: Associate Librarian
Email Address:
Extension: 3323
Office Location: 30-246, J.-N. Desmarais Library

More Help

In the library: The Library User Assistance Desk to your immediate left as you enter the library is a good place to start.

By email: Email the librarian responsible for your faculty for a reply during regular working hours.

By telephone: 705-675-4803, or toll free at 1-800-661-1058, ext. 2

By chat: With our "Ask the Library" service. For more information, see About Ask a Librarian.

For Distance Education students: Telephone: 1-800-661-1058, ext. 2 or email: