Polar Affairs SS-3249

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 Books and eBooks

These books are on Reserve, in the Library:   

  • Fairhall, David, Cold Front: Conflict Ahead in Arctic Waters. Berkeley: Counterpoint, 2010.
  • Bickel, Lennard, Mawson’s Will. The Greatest Survival Story Every Written. Foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary. Hanover, NH: Steerforth Press, 2000.
  • Klare, Michael, The Race for What’s Left. The Global Scramble for the World’s Last Resources. New York: Picador, 2012.
  • McGhee, Robert, The Last Imaginary Place. A Human History of the Arctic World. Chicago: UCP, 2005.

These are online            


Database Details
Environment Complete Environment Complete
Environment articles from both domestic and international journals.
Energy & Power Source Energy & Power Source Includes publications dealing with energy industry-related issues.
GreenFILE database GreenFILE
Covers aspects of human impact to the environment.
Academic Search Premier Academic Search Premier
A multi-disciplinary database.
Nexis Uni Nexis Uni (a.k.a. Lexis Nexis) 
For newspapers, business and law.
ScienceDirect ScienceDirect
Scientific and technical scholarly research articles. To get article PDFs, you will need to click on the order button to enter your contact information, and the library will email you the articles within 1-3 days. The order button is located in results lists and on article pages:

Topic Overviews and Arguments

Database Details
CQ Researcher CQ Researcher
Current issue overviews, historical backgrounds, chronologies and pro/con lists.
Issues & Controversies in American History Issues & Controversies in American History
Combines authoritative factual accounts with in-depth explanations of opposing points of view.
Opposing Views in Context Opposing Views in Context
Current issues with pro/con viewpoint essays and topic overviews.

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