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The purpose of this guide is to recommend print and electronic resources for conducting research in Environmental Studies 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.

Library Instruction

To learn more about the library and its resources and how you can exploit them to your advantage, register in the Research Skills Tutorial on D2L. There are several sections in the tutorial with a short quiz at the end of each; at the end you will receive a Certificate of Completion. Many professors require you to take this tutorial--and once you finish it, you can save your certificate to reprint as often as necessary.

We can hold special classes at the request of at least 5 students. If you would like to arrange a special class, or you think your course would benefit from some in-class library instruction, please ask your professor to contact the librarian responsible for your faculty to set up some sessions.


Historical Dictionary of Environmentalism. 2007. Print.

McGraw Hill Dictionary of Environmental Science. 2003. Online.


Encyclopedia of Environment and Society. 2007. Online & Print.

Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy. 2009. Print.

Encyclopedia of Global Change. 2002. Online & Print.

Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Change. 2002. Online.

Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change. 2012. Online.

Encyclopedia of World Environmental History. 2004. Print.

Topic: Environmental Science. AccessScience. Online


Green Politics: An A to Z Guide. 2010. Online.

Subject Librarian

Alain Lamothe, BSc., MSc., MLIS
Associate Librarian
Book a research consultation
705-675-1151 Ext. 3304 

For Distance Education students :

Telephone : 1-800-661-1058, Ext. 2

Fax : 705-671-3803 (Attention: Off-Campus Library Services)

Email :

Style manual

Making sense : a student's guide to research and writing. 5th ed. 2012. Print.

Created for students in Geography and Environmental Sciences. Recommended for writing essays and reports, as well as the documentation of sources.

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: 705-675-4800, 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: