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GPHY 333 Markets Environments and Societies

Recommended Databases

books, ebooks, journals, scholarly and popular articles, media across all subjects. Sign in to enable pickup and scan requests.
academic articles in earth sciences, ecology, geology, human and physical geography, and environmental sciences, focusing on, and highlighting, the human and social impacts on both.
Academic Search Complete
academic, scholarly articles from all subject disciplines


global public policy and social issues

Policy Commons 
research from international policy experts, think tanks, IGOs and NGOs and government agencies

Canadian Newsstream
current and archival newspapers including The Globe and MailNational Post and Toronto Star along with newswires and broadcast transcripts in full-text format.

Covers international news and business information. Includes New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Guardian. Coverage varies by publication.

For more newspaper databases please consult our Newspapers Guide.

Governments, Agencies, Organizations

Government Information
   includes a Google custom search for

  • Canadian and international government and agency documents
  • Non-governmental (NGO) and inter-govermental (IGO) organizations
  • Think Tanks (research institutes and advocacy groups)

Guide to Interest Groups and Think Tanks 

other useful subject guides

links to key databases and the academic literature