Northern Studies

This guide is designed for students in the interdisciplinary graduate program of Northern Studies in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies.

Search Omni, the library's main search box to easily find peer-reviewed journal articles on any topic.  Remember to refine your search by selecting the following options: Peer-Reviewed Journals, Articles and Subject (optional). Use the Omni Search Tips

Search subject-specific databases by to find journal articles. They offer many advanced search features and offer a more focused search.

Recommended Databases for Northern Studies:

Interdisciplinary Databases

Theses and Dissertations


Government Information 

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Useful Websites

If you are just beginning your research, try browsing through ArcticNet, a web site that brings together scientists and managers in the natural, human health and social sciences with their partners from Inuit organizations, northern communities, federal and provincial agencies and the private sector to study the impacts of climate change in the coastal Canadian Arctic.

Content last reviewed: January 20, 2021