SFU Library staff: log in here or create a new account

Your Current Search

Resource & Environmental Management

Refine Your Search

Add Title

Change Subject

Add Resource Type

Add Content Type


Resource & Environmental Management

Use these core databases to find articles in the field of Resource & Environmental Management.

Depending on your specific research, you may also want to check the database lists for Computing Science (modeling, GIS & remoting sensing, decision support systems), Biological Sciences, Economics, Anthropology, etc.

If you don't find what you're looking for, please see the Resource and Environmental Management Guide.

Top Resources

  1. Comprehensive coverage (over 1,900 journals) in environmental and many related disciplines. Also available is fulltext access to over 200 monographs.
  2. Indexes core journal articles, conference proceedings, and other resources in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, can be used for citation analysis of research. A citation index contains the references cited by the authors of the publications covered by the index. You can use these references to do a cited reference search. This type of search enables you to find works that cite a previously published work.
  3. An extensive collection of bibliographies of books, articles, monographs, reports and theses in physical and human geography, geology, mineralogy, ecology and development studies. The scope is international, dating back to 1980. The interdisciplinary coverage makes it suitable for researching environmental issues.
  4. Ebooks and journal articles on science and medicine, from Elsevier.

Other Resources

  1. Multidisciplinary index to academic & popular journals.
  2. Citations from books, articles and reports on agriculture and allied disciplines including, plant and animal science, environmental management, and food and nutrition.
  3. Journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries in social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies.
  4. American Anthropological Association journals, newsletters, and bulletins published between 1888 to present.
  5. Abstracts from articles, books, reports, conference proceedings, patents, and maps for aquatic sciences and fisheries from around the world.
  6. Citations with abstracts to the worldwide literature (grey literature and published research from 1978) on the Arctic and other cold regions. Produced by the Arctic Institute of North America. Covers a wide range of topics ranging from science to social science and history.
  7. BC Laws provides free public access to the current laws of British Columbia. This current consolidation of BC Statutes and Regulations is updated continually as new and amended laws come into force, usually within 7 to 14 business days of enactment.
  8. Thousands of scholarly business journals, industry magazines, company profiles, and industry & market reports. This database offers information in virtually every area of business including accounting & tax, banking, finance & insurance, construction, computer science, economics and many more.
  9. A database of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Each article has an overview, point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.
  10. Formerly called Microlog, this index covers publications of research value put out by the Canadian Government. This includes publications produced by federal, provincial, territorial & municipal governments, government agencies & departments, research institutes and government laboratories. It also contains theses and dissertations(1990 - 1998 only) from Canadian universities.
  11. Reports, issue papers, recommendations and more from the CCICED since 1993. Topics included (but not limited to) are: ecosystem management and green development; energy, environment and development; China's sustainable urbanization, and creation of a well-off society.
  12. Reports of various ecological projects within British Columbia. Associated data and map files are included whenever possible. Covers diverse subjects such as water quality and water quantity, reservoirs, floodplain mapping, groundwater, fish and fish habitat, wildlife and wildlife habitat, terrestrial information, soils, and vegetation.
  13. Citations with abstracts to economics journals, books, and working papers. Coverage includes Accounting, Business Finance and Investment, Consumer Economics, Economic Growth, Health Economics, Industry Studies, International Economics, Labor, Natural Resources, Urban and Regional Economics, and Welfare Programs
  14. Current research and policy documents on international development issues.
  15. E-books, reviews, and research volumes in the Environmental Sciences from CRC Press. Subjects include environmental protection, remediation, green and sustainable practices, biofuels, and renewable energy.
  16. Documentaries, recordings, interviews, photographs, and field notes on human culture and behaviour around the world.
  17. Contains bibliographic information about the published and unpublished literature relating to fisheries, aquatic sciences and nautical sciences.
  18. Scholarly literature, general interest titles, government documents and reports on the relationship between human beings and the environment. Topics include global warming, recycling, alternate fuel sources and beyond. Use Citation Finder to locate the items.
  19. Law and law-related research material, including legal journals, government documents, classic legal treatises, and world trials. Contains Canadian, American and international laws and agreements.
  20. Articles published in over 350 English-language periodicals. Topics include: Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Communications, Community Health, Economics, Geography, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Planning & Public Administration, Religion & Theology, Minority Studies, Performing Arts, Psychology, Philosophy, Political Science, Urban Studies etc.
  21. Abstracts of political science articles published in journals and yearbooks around the world.
  22. An archival collection of scholarly journals mainly in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Subject coverage includes: African American Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Botany & Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, General Science, History, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Sociology and Statistics.
  23. Canadian legislation, case law, and law reports, as well as legal journal articles and commentary.
  24. International news coverage, business news, legal cases and law reports from early 1970's to present. Content is strongly American with significant coverage of Canadian and international topics.
  25. In-depth reports and opinion pieces on under-reported Canadian stories in the areas of climate change, energy, politics, the natural world, and related societal issues.
  26. Literature on the marine and brackish-water environment. Covers marine biology and physical oceanography, fisheries, aquaculture, non-living resources, meteorology and geology, plus environmental, technological, and legislative topics.
  27. Lists key books, articles, and other sources on a wide variety of subjects via annotated and curated bibliographies. An excellent starting point for locating important literature and scholarly sources on a topic. Focuses on the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
  28. Worlds most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world. Historic and ongoing coverage.
  29. Articles on the core topics of the agricultural sciences including nutrition, food safety, food quality, animal and crop production and protection, natural resources, sustainable agricultural systems, rural development, agricultural economic and policy issues, agricultural imports and exports, agricultural statistics, extramural research, and extension education.
  30. Access and search ebooks and reference sources published by Sage.
  31. Covers general science, biological and agricultural science, applied science, and technology. Mainly citations and abstracts, with some full-text articles.
  32. Abstracts of journal articles, books, chapters, association papers, dissertations, and book, film, and software reviews related to theoretical and applied social sciences.
  33. E-books, reports and journal issues focused on sustainability, CSR, corporate governance, ethics, environmental policy and management.
  34. Central access point for Canadian theses (Masters and PhD), including free full text of theses since 1998.
  35. Articles, magazines, books, and dissertations covering a wide range of subjects including biodiversity, conservation, environmental science, marine and freshwater biology, parasitology, and new laboratory and field techniques.
Terms of use: Electronic resources are governed by license agreements which restrict access to Authorized Users. It is the responsibility of each user to abide by the license agreements and specific terms and conditions for each product. Systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information may result in loss of access to these resources for the entire SFU community. Please see SFU General Policy 24 on Fair Use of Information Resources.

Personal Privacy: Some licensed resources allow you to create a personal account for the purposes of creating folders, saving searches, and downloading entire e-books as well as other personalized services. Please be advised that the personal information you disclose to these and other external websites may be stored on servers located outside of Canada. When you use these services, no personal information about you is collected by or for the University. Canadian privacy laws do not apply to personal information you provide directly to these external websites. SFU Library recommends that you review the privacy policies of these and other external websites before using the services.