Geographical perspectives: world environmental problems - GEOG 200
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Sources for background information
Dictionaries and encyclopedias
- Encyclopedia of ecology and environmental management
- International Encyclopedia of Human Geography
- The Oxford Companion to Global Change
- Dictionary of ecology
- Dictionary of environment and conservation
- Dictionary of geography
- Dictionary of physical geography
- The Encyclopaedic dictionary of environmental change Humanities and Social Sciences Library Reference GE10 E534 2001
- Encyclopedia of global environmental change Schulich Library Reference GE149 E443 2002
- Environmental encyclopedia Schulich Library Reference GE10 E57
Searching the library catalogue
|Truncation symbol:||?||e.g. sustain? will retrieve catalogue records containing the words sustain, sustainable, sustainability, etc.|
|Phrase searching:||"___"||e.g. "Fishery management" will retrieve catalogue records containing the phrase fishery management|
|Boolean operators:||(), AND, OR, NOT
|e.g. fisheries AND (ecology OR environment) will retrieve catalogue records containing the word fisheries AND either ecology OR environment|
Article and Research Databases: Finding articles on your topic
- GEOBASE (physical and human geography)
- GeoRef (geosciences)
- GreenFILE (focuses on human impact on the environment)
- Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management Database (environmental sciences)
- General Science Full Text (general science)
- Scopus (multidisciplinary, scholarly)
- PAIS International (political, social and public policy issues)
- Web of Knowledge (multidisciplinary, scholarly)
You may also wish to consult the full list of databases available through McGill Library.
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Writing and referencing your research paper
Consult these resources for tips on how to write a research paper. Click on the call number to find out the McGill Library where the book is located.
|Introduction to scientific geographic research||G73 H36 1992|
|An introduction to scientific research methods in geography||G73 M58 2006|
|How to do your essays, exams & coursework: in geography and related disciplines||e-book|
|Making sense : a student’s guide to research and writing : geography & environmental sciences||G70 N67 2007|
|The Little, Brown essential handbook||PE1112 A27 2008|
|The Little, Brown handbook||PE1112 F685 2008|
|Writing research papers : a complete guide||LB2369 L4 2005|
- For other tools to help with writing, click here.
The Chicago Manual of Style
- The Chicago Manual of Style is available online through the McGill Library. The Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide is the easiest place to start. For the author-date style use the [T] for an in-text citation and the [R] for the reference-list entry.
EndNote and RefWorks
- As a McGill student, you can download EndNote or RefWorks citation management software for free. With this software you can manage the citations you use for assignments, cite while you write, and create bibliographies as you go.
- There are library workshops given every week on how to use this software effectively.
Created by Tara Mawhinney and Jennifer Garland