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The following titles are located in EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection.

Chapman, A. (2014). Stargazers : Galileo, Copernicus, the Telescope and the Church. Oxford: Lion Hudson Plc.

Holt, G., West, N. W., & National Science Teachers, A. (2011). Astronomy. Arlington, Va: NSTA Press.

Keeley, P., & Sneider, C. I. (2012). Uncovering Student Ideas in Astronomy : 45 Formative Assessment Probes. Arlington, Va: NSTA Press.

Liu, C. (2014). The Handy Astronomy Answer Book. Canton, MI: Visible Ink Press.

Munns, D. D. (2013). A Single Sky : How an International Community Forged the Science of Radio Astronomy. Cambridge, Mass: The MIT Press.

Nakajima, A., & Kinjo, N. (2013). Recent Developments in Dark Matter Research. Hauppauge, New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

National Academies Press, (. (U.S.). (2010). New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press.

National Research Council, (. (U.S.). (2011). Panel Reports–New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press.

Nicolson, I. (2014). Introducing Astronomy : A Guide to the Universe. Edinburgh: Dunedin Academic Press.

Ostriker, J. P., Mitton, S., & Princeton University, P. (2013). Heart of Darkness: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Invisible Universe : Unraveling the Mysteries of the Invisible Universe. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

Vasconcellos, C. Z. (2010). Astronomy And Relativistic Astrophysics: New Phenomena And New States Of Matter In The Universe – Proceedings Of The Third Workshop (Iwara07). Singapore: World Scientific.

Vesel, M. (2014). Copernicus: Platonist Astronomer-Philosopher : Cosmic Order, the Movement of the Earth, and the Scientific Revolution. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften.

Zittel, C., Rahn, T., & Neuber, W. (2015). The Making of Copernicus : Early Modern Transformations of the Scientist and His Science. Leiden: Brill NV.





The following titles are available in the Quest University Library print collection.

The 7 habits of highly effective people : restoring the character ethic call number BF637 S8 C68 2004

Building social business : the new kind of capitalism that serves humanity’s most pressing needs Call number HD60 Y85 2011

The entrepreneurial state : debunking public vs. private sector myths Call number HB615 M372797 2013

Fair trade and social justice : global ethnographies. Call number HF1379 F342 2010

Fostering sustainable behavior : an introduction to community-based social marketing Call number HF5415 M262 2011

From science to business : how firms create value by partnering with universities Call number LC1085 H363 2010

Global political economy : evolution and dynamics Call number HF1359 O26 2016

International business : the challenges of globalization Call number HD62.4 W586 2012

The language of law and economics : a dictionary Call number K487 E3 P37 2013

Lean in : women, work, and the will to lead Call number HD6054.3 S265 2013

Marketing : the basics Call number HF5415.13 M664 2010

The new rules of green marketing : strategies, tools, and inspiration for sustainable branding Call number HF5413 O78 2011

Practicing sustainability Call number HC79 E5 P73 2013

Starting green : from business plan to profits Call number HD9999 G772 C77 2009

Stealth of nations : the global rise of the informal economy Call number HD2341 N4185 2011

Wikinomics : how mass collaboration changes everything Call number HD69 S8 T37 2008


The following titles are located in EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection.

Blawatt, K. R. (2014). Entrepreneurial Strategic Management. New York, New York [222 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017]: Business Expert Press.

Clinton, A. M. (2014). The Role of Higher Education in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Forman, J. (2013). Storytelling in Business : The Authentic and Fluent Organization. Stanford, California: Stanford Business Books.

Kuratko, D. F., & Hoskinson, S. (2015). The Challenges of Ethics and Entrepreneurship in the Global Environment. Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Moutinho, L., & Huarng, K. (2015). Quantitative Modelling In Marketing And Management (Second Edition). New Jersey: World Scientific.

Neslin, S. A., Winer, R. S., & World Scientific, (. (Firm). (2014). History Of Marketing Science, The. Singapore: World Scientific / Now Publishers.

Orser, B., & Elliott, C. (2015). Feminine Capital : Unlocking the Power of Women Entrepreneurs. Stanford, California: Stanford Business Books.

Pearson, B., & Thomas, N. (2011). The Shorter MBA. London: Thorogood Publishing Ltd.

Petrescu, M. (2014). Viral Marketing and Social Networks. New York, New York [222 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017]: Business Expert Press.

Rata, G. (2014). Social Economics and Entrepreneurship. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Richardson, N., & Gosnay, R. (2011). Develop Your Marketing Skills. London: Kogan Page.

Rostron, S. S., Van Rensburg, M. J., & Sampaio, D. M. (2014). Business Coaching International : Transforming Individuals and Organizations: Second Edition. London, England: Karnac Books.

Short, J. (2014). Social Entrepreneurship and Research Methods. Bingley, U.K.: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.




The following web resources provide information on a variety of topics related to Business & Marketing.


American Economic Association Non-profit, non-partisan, scholarly association dedicated to the discussion and publication of economics research.

Bplans Business planning website with a variety of tools including free sample business plans, info on planning, funding, starting and managing a business. Resources to help people grow their businesses, includes sections on entrepreneurship, marketing, finance, human resources etc.

Business Case Studies Free case studies from real world companies and associated lesson materials and worksheets for teachers and students.

CanadaOne Resources to help small businesses start and grow. Links to business articles, guides and tools and more.

Canadian Association for Business Economics Professional association for those active in the field of business economics.

District of Squamish – Economic Development – Resources and Support Links to programs and services (local, provincial, federal) to support small business

Economic Development Association of Canada Canada’s national organization of economic developers,

FRASER – federal reserve archive  A mixed subject and institutional repository that preserves and provides access to economic and banking data and policy documents.

FRED – economic data A variety of economic data (statistics, time series, data sets, charts etc) – US focus, but also includes international data.

Free Management Library: Basic Business Research Methods Includes links to different aspects of basic business research methods, as well as recommended books and links to other, general business resources.

Futurpreneur Canada Resources on a variety of entrepreneurship/marketing topics

International Monetary Fund (IMF) 189 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.

Industry Canada Statistics, research, information on starting a business, permits, licensing, financing etc.

MIT OpenCourseWare Entpreneurship Courses Links to open courses and resources (downloadable textbooks etc) on a variety of entrpreneurship topics.

UN Data Databases, tables, glossaries, country profiles.

World Economic Outlook Database Contains selected macroeconomic data series from the statistical appendix of the World Economic Outlook report. The WEO is released in April and September/October each year.


The following titles are available in the Quest University Library print collection

Changing structure of Mexico : political, social, and economic prospects. Call number HC135 C44 2006

Debt or democracy : public money for sustainablity and social justice. Call number HJ1023.2 M45 2016

Democracy, equality and justice : John Adams, Adam Smith, and political economy. Call number HM681 H55 2007

Five dialogues. Call number B358 G7813 2002

Global challenges : war, self-determination and responsibility for justice. Call number JZ1318 Y58 2007

Governing through crime : how the war on crime transformed American democracy and created a culture of fear. Call number HV6789 S57 2007

Inclusion and democracy. Call number JC423 Y69 2010

The individual and the political order : an introduction to social and political philosophy. Call number JC571 B675 2008

John Rawls : his life and theory of justice. Call number JC578 R383 P638 2007

The last colonial massacre : Latin America in the Cold War. Call number F1466.5 G73 2011

Long live Atahualpa : indigenous politics, justice and democracy in the Northern Andes. Call number F3721.3 P74 C47 2012

Politics in a time of crisis : Podemos and the future of European democracy. Call number JN8395 P665 I45 2015

The Republic. Call number JC71 P3513 2006

Terrorism versus democracy : the liberal state response. Call number HV6431 W564 2011

Twentieth century political theory : a reader. Call number JA71 T94 2005

World poverty and human rights : cosmopolitan responsibilities and reforms. Call number JC571 P577 2008


The following titles are located in EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection.

Chou, M. (2014). Democracy Against Itself : Sustaining an Unsustainable Idea. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Farrow, T. W. (2014). Civil Justice, Privatization, and Democracy. Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division.

Hobson, C. (2015). The Rise of Democracy : Revolution, War and Transformations in International Politics Since 1776. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Karlan, P. S. (2013). A Constitution for All Times. [N.p.]: The MIT Press.

Kuhner, T. K. (2014). Capitalism V. Democracy : Money in Politics and the Free Market Constitution. Stanford, California: Stanford Law Books.

Mellor, M. (2016). Debt or Democracy : Public Money for Sustainability and Social Justice. London: Pluto Press.

Mentan, T. (2015). Decolonizing Democracy From Western Cognitive Imperialism. [Oxford, England]: Langaa RPCIG.

Montambeault, F. (2016). The Politics of Local Participatory Democracy in Latin America : Institutions, Actors, and Interactions. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.

Parijs, P. v. (2011). Just Democracy : The Rawls-Machiavelli Programme. Colchester, England: ECPR Press.

Rice, C., Plattner, M. F., & Diamond, L. (2015). Democracy in Decline?. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Simeoni, M. (2015). A Morbid Democracy : Old and New Populisms. [Place of publication not identified]: P.I.E-Peter Lang S.A., Éditions Scientifiques Internationales.

Souillac, G. (2011). The Burden of Democracy : The Claims of Culture, Public Culture, and Democratic Memory. Lanham: Lexington Books.

Stefanick, L., & Shrivastava, M. (2015). Alberta Oil and the Decline of Democracy in Canada. Edmonton: AU Press.

Tronto, J. C. (2013). Caring Democracy : Markets, Equality, and Justice. New York: NYU Press.






The following titles are located in EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection.

Adler-Tapia, R. (2012). Child Psychotherapy : Integrating Developmental Theory Into Clinical Practice. New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Andrews, K. (2012). Do Apes Read Minds? : Toward a New Folk Psychology. Cambridge, Mass: The MIT Press.

Bennett, P. (2015). Clinical Psychology : Psychopathology Through the Lifespan. Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill Education.

Håkansson, J. (2010). Developmental Psychology. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Heard, D., McCluskey, U., & Lake, B. (2012). Attachment Therapy with Adolescents and Adults : Theory and Practice Post-Bowlby. London: Karnac Books.

Leuzinger-Bohleber, M., Canestri, J., & Target, M. (2010). Early Development and Its Disturbances : Clinical, Conceptual and Empirical Research on ADHD and Other Psychopathologies and Its Epistemological Reflections. London: Karnac Books.

McInerney, D. M., Yuen, K. P., & Chung, K. H. (2014). Understanding Developmental Disorders of Auditory Processing, Language and Literacy Across Languages : International Perspectives. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Nayar, U. S. (2012). Child and Adolescent Mental Health. New Delhi: Sage Publications Pvt. Ltd

Raggatt, P. F., Gonçalves, M. M., & Bertau, M. (2012). Dialogic Formations : Investigations Into the Origins and Development of the Dialogical Self. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Steiner, H. (2011). Handbook Of Developmental Psychiatry. Singapore: World Scientific.

Valsiner, J., & Toomela, A. (2010). Methodological Thinking in Psychology : 60 Years Gone Astray?. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Zawidzki, T. (2013). Mindshaping : A New Framework for Understanding Human Social Cognition. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.





The following titles are available in the Quest University Library print collection.

Cinema at the periphery. Call number PN1995.9 T6855 C56 2010

The cinema book. Call number PN1994 C56 2007

Cinema in an age of terror : North Africa, victimization, and colonial history. Call number PN1995.9 P6 O75 2010

Complete A-Z media & film studies handbook. Call number P87.5 C65 2007

Feeling cinema : emotional dynamics in film. Call number PN1995.9 E46 L35 2011

Film festivals : culture, people, and power on the global screen. Call number PN1993.4 W66 2011

The filmmaker’s handbook : a comprehensive guide for the digital age. Call number TR850 P54 2007

Framing the world : explorations in ecocriticism and and film. Call number PN1995.9 E78 F73 2010

God, man, & Hollywood : politically incorrect cinema from The birth of a nation to The Passion of the Christ. Call number PN1995.9 S6 W53 2008

Marked women : prostitutes and prostitution in the cinema. Call number PN1995.9 P76 C36 2006

Teaching film. Call number PN1993.7 T37 2012

World cinemas, transnational perspectives. Call number PN1995.9 T6855 W67 2010


The following titles are located in EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection.

Fabe, M. (2014). Closely Watched Films : An Introduction to the Art of Narrative Film Technique. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Halle, R. (2014). The Europeanization of Cinema : Interzones and Imaginative Communities. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Harrod, M., Liz, M., & Timoshkina, A. (2015). The Europeanness of European Cinema : Identity, Meaning, Globalization. London: I.B.Tauris.

Hausken, L. (2013). Thinking Media Aesthetics : Media Studies, Film Studies and the Arts. Frankfurt: Peter Lang AG.

Jaeckle, J. (2013). Film Dialogue. London: Wallflower Press.

Jenkins, C. (2014). Home Movies : The American Family in Contemporary Hollywood Cinema. London: I.B.Tauris.

McCabe, J. (2004). Feminist Film Studies : Writing the Woman Into Cinema. London: Wallflower Press.

Murray, R. L., & Heumann, J. K. (2014). Film and Everyday Eco-disasters. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Nichols, B., Sloniowski, J., & Grant, B. K. (2014). Documenting the Documentary : Close Readings of Documentary Film and Video, New and Expanded Edition. Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

Nirmal, K., & Chaturvedi, P. (2014). Brave New Bollywood : In Conversation with Contemporary Hindi Filmmakers. New Delhi: Sage Publications Pvt. Ltd.

Palmer, R. B., & Pettey, H. B. (2014). International Noir. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Sikov, E. (2010). Film Studies : An Introduction. New York: Columbia University Press.

Yacavone, D. (2014). Film Worlds : A Philosophical Aesthetics of Cinema. New York: Columbia University Press.





The following titles are available in the Quest University Library print collection.

Ancient wisdom, modern science : the integration of Native knowledge in math and science at tribally controlled colleges and universities. Call number E97.55 A53 2010

Braiding sweetgrass. Call number E98 P5 K56 2013

Challenge of indigenous peoples : spectacle or politics. Call number: DU124 S63 D4413 2011

Contemplating sacred space : from the tangible to the conceptual. Call number: BL580 C66 2010

Crazy brave : a memoir. Call number PS3558 A62423 Z46 2013

Engaged resistance : American Indian art, literature, and film from Alcatraz to the NMAI. Call number E98 A73 R23 2011

First world, first nations : internal colonialism and indigenous self-determination in Northern Europe and Australia. Call number DL42 L36 F39 2011

Ghost dancing with colonialism : decolonization and Indigenous rights at the Supreme Court of Canada. Call number: KE7709 W64 2011

Home and native land : unsettling multiculturalism in Canada. Call number F1035 A1 H66 2011

The inconvenient Indian : a curious account of native people in North America. Call number E77 K566 2013

Intertribal Native American music in the United States : experiencing music, expressing culture. Call number ML3557 P47 2013

Members of the tribe : native America in the Jewish imagination. Call number: PS153 J4 R83 2010

Native Brazil : beyond the convert and the cannibal. Call number F2519 N37 2014

The power of place, the problem of time : aboriginal identity and historical consciousness in the cauldron of colonialism. Call number: E78 B9 C364 2010

Seeing red : a history of Natives in Canadian newspapers. Call number: PN4914 I56 A54 2011

Settler sovereignty : jurisdiction and indigenous people in America and Australia, 1788-1836. Call number K3247 F67 2010

Social work and Aboriginal peoples : perspectives from Canada’s rural and provincial norths. Call number E78 C2 S624 2010

Spaces between us : queer settler colonialism and indigenous decolonization. Call number E98 S48 M67 2011

The transit of empire : indigenous critiques of colonialism. Call number: E91 B97 2011

Tribal libraries, archives, and museums : preserving our language, memory, and lifeways. Call number: E97.8 T75 2011

Urbanizing frontiers : Indigenous peoples and settlers in 19th-century Pacific Rim cities. Call number: JV305 E36 2010


Ancient wisdom, modern science : the integration of Native knowledge in math and science at tribally controlled colleges and universities Call number E97.55 A53 2010
 Braiding sweetgrass  Call number E98 P5 K56 2013


The following titles are located in EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection

Asch, M. (2014). On Being Here to Stay : Treaties and Aboriginal Rights in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division.

Belanger, Y. D. (2011). First Nations Gaming in Canada. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press.

Belanger, Y. D., & Lackenbauer, P. W. (2014). Blockades or Breakthroughs? : First Nations Confront the Canadian State. Montreal & Kingston: MQUP.

Conaty, G. T. (2014). We Are Coming Home! : Repatriation and the Restoration of Blackfoot Cultural Confidence. Edmonton, Alberta: AU Press.

Doerrenbaecher, H. P., & Neuburger, M. (2014). Nationalisms and Identities Among Indigenous Peoples : Case Studies From North America. Oxford: Peter Lang AG.

Jojola, T. S., Walker, R. C., & Natcher, D. C. (2013). Reclaiming Indigenous Planning. Montreal: MQUP.

Robidoux, M. A. (2012). Stickhandling Through the Margins : First Nations Hockey in Canada. Toronto [Ont.]: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division.

Taylor, D. M., & La Sablonnière, R. d. (2014). Towards Constructive Change in Aboriginal Communities : A Social Psychology Perspective. Montreal: MQUP.


Databases with First Nations material

Academic Search Complete

CBCA Complete

Global Issues in Context



The following web resources provide information on a variety of topics related to First Nations Studies. 


BC Points to the Past: Indigenous Peoples North America  This archive is openly available to all residents of BC and includes monograph, manuscript, newspaper, periodical and photograph collections.

CBC Archives: Native Issues Browse video content on native issues in the CBC digital archives.

CBC News: Aboriginal CBC news headlines on Aboriginal issues.

First Peoples’ Cultural Council A First Nations-run Crown Corporation with a mandate to support the revitalization of Aboriginal language, arts and culture in British Columbia.

Indigenous Foundations, UBC An information resource on key topics relating to the histories, politics, and cultures of the Aboriginal peoples of Canada.

NativeWeb Resources for indigenous cultures around the world.

Native Women’s Association of Canada Founded on the collective goal to enhance, promote, and foster the social, economic, cultural and political well-being of First Nations and Métis women within First Nation, Métis and Canadian societies.

Project of Heart Project of Heart is an inquiry based, hands-on, collaborative, inter-generational, artistic journey of seeking truth about the history of Aboriginal people in Canada.

University of Mannitoba, Indigenous Student Center: Pamphlets and Links A series of 26 brief pamphlets have been created to help answer some of the most frequently asked questions about Aboriginal culture and traditional practices. Includes a glossary of terms.

Xwi7xwa Library, UBC The Xwi7xwa Library is a centre for academic and community Indigenous scholarship. Our collections and services reflect Aboriginal approaches to teaching, learning, and research.


Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada A.N.A.C. is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that was established out of the recognition that Aboriginal people’s health needs can best be met and understood by health professionals of a similar cultural background. 

Health Canada: First Nations and Inuit Health Health Canada’s First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) works with numerous partners to carry out many activities aimed at helping people stay healthy and promoting wellness.

Honouring Life Network Culturally relevant information and resources on suicide prevention to help Aboriginal people deal with a problem that has reached crisis proportions.

National Aboriginal Health Association An Aboriginal-designed and -controlled body committed to influencing and advancing the health and well-being of Aboriginal Peoples by carrying out knowledge-based strategies.

San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training Information about the Indigenous Cultural Safety (ICS) Online Training Program delivered by the Provincial Health Services Authority of British Columbia.

Languages and Maps

American Indians of the Pacific Northwest An award-winning site on Pacific Northwest Native Americans from the University of Washington Libraries.

First Nations Peoples of British Columbia Map First Nations Peoples of British Columbia Map designed to illustrate the rich diversity of the First Nations Peoples of British Columbia.

Language Maps of Canada Maps of languages of Canada.

Online Cree Dictionary A web based interactive First Nations language portal with dictionary and curriculum based resources to further the development for Cree language in Canada. 

Murdered and Missing Women

CBC News: Missing and Murdered The unresolved cases of indigenous women and girls.

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: Understanding the Numbers Factsheet and information from Amnesty International.

National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Information on the Government of Canada’s independent inquiry.

NWAC: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Information and resources on the missing and murdered indigenous women and girls crisis from the Native Women’s Association of Canada.


The First Perspective Online indigenous newspaper.

National Indigenous Times Australian indigenous newspaper.

Reporting in Indigenous Communities An online educational guide to assist journalists who report in Indigenous communities.

Turtle Island News Canada’s only native weekly newspaper, published at the Grand River Territory of the Six Nations in southern Ontario.

Residential Schools

Residential Schools Settlement – Official Court Notice The official Court website for the settlement of the Residential Schools Class Action Litigation.

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Contains a multitude of information on truth and reconciliation, including a page of resources links and two resources for download: Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Interim Report and They Came for the Children (historical document).

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Based out of the University of Mannitoba; information and resources on truth and reconciliation including archives and resources for survivors.

Where are the Children? Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools This site is a counterpart to Where are the Children? Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools, a touring exhibition that explores the history and legacy of Canada’s Residential School System through Survivor stories, archival photographs, and documents, curated by Iroquois artist Jeff Thomas.

Indigenous People Around the World

Australian Government – Australian Indigenous Cultural Heritage Australian government site with links to a wide variety of indigenous topics.

Australian Museum – Indigenous Australians Overview Overview of indigenous Australian peoples and culture.

Center for World Indigenous Studies (CWIS) Organization dedicated to a wider understanding and appreciation of the ideas and knowledge of indigenous peoples and the social, economic and political realities of indigenous nations.

F&D Magazine (published by the IMF) – Latin America’s Indigenous People Article reporting on the Latin American portion of the 1995-2004 UN International Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.

First Peoples Worldwide An organization focusing on funding local development projects in Indigenous communities all over the world while creating bridges between indigenous communities and corporations, governments, academics, NGOs and investors.

International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) An international, non-governmental human rights organization.

Survival A global movement for tribal peoples’ rights. Tribal peoples divided into the Americas, Africa and Asia & Australia.

UN Division for Social Policy and Development – Indigenous Peoples Links to UN initiatives pertaining to indigenous peoples around the world.

UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean: Indigenous Peoples in Latin America UN Infographic on Latin American and Caribbean Indigenous Peoples. 

Book lists

Strong Nations – books for adults Ten Books to Contextualize Idle no More

CBC News: Aboriginal: Top 10 indigenous books for your summer reading list

Goodreads: First Nations Booklists


The following titles are available are available in the Quest University Library print collection.

Case studies in food safety and environmental health. Call number RA601 C37 2007

Critical perspectives in Food Studies. Call number TX353 C75 2012

Cultivating justice : race, class, and sustainability. Call number HD9005 C88 2011

Food and culture : a reader. Call number GT2850 F64 2013

Food policy for developing countries : the role of government in global, national, and local food systems. Call number HD9018 D44 P56 2011

The locavore’s dilemma : in praise of the 10,000-mile diet. Call number HD9000.5 D446 2012

The republic of hunger and other essays. Call number HD9018 D44 P38 2007

Resetting the kitchen table : food security, culture, health and resilience in coastal communities. Call number TX360 C3 R47 2007

The Stop : how the fight for good food transformed a community and inspired a movement. Call number HV696 F6 S28 2013

The world food economy. Call number HD1415 S634 2007


The following titles are located in EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection

Asian Development, B. (2013). Gender Equality and Food Security : Women’s Empowerment As a Tool Against Hunger. Mandaluyong City: ADB.

Caldwell, M. L., Klein, J., & Jung, Y. (2014). Ethical Eating in the Postsocialist and Socialist World. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Guthman, J. (2014). Agrarian Dreams : The Paradox of Organic Farming in California. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Hanjra, M. A. (2013). Global Food Security : Emerging Issues and Economic Implications. Hauppauge, N.Y.: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Harvie, A. (2014). Food Security : Challenges, Role of Biotechnologies and Implications for Developing Countries. Hauppauge, New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Hoffmann, V. v. (2016). From Gluttony to Enlightenment : The World of Taste in Early Modern Europe. Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press.

Jackson, P. (2015). Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Ku, R. J. (2014). Dubious Gastronomy : The Cultural Politics of Eating Asian in the USA. Honolulu: University of Hawaiʻi Press.

Ownby, T., Engelhardt, E. D., & Edge, J. T. (2013). The Larder : Food Studies Methods From the American South. Athens: University of Georgia Press.

Solt, G. (2014). The Untold History of Ramen : How Political Crisis in Japan Spawned a Global Food Craze. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Turner, K. L. (2014). How the Other Half Ate : A History of Working-Class Meals at the Turn of the Century. Berkeley: University of California Press.


Databases with Food Studies material

Academic Search Complete

Business Source Complete





Science Direct




The following titles are available in the Quest University Library print collection.

Being and becoming visible : women, performance, and visual culture. Call number: NX180 F4 B45 2010

Brain storm : the flaws in the science of sex differences. Call number: QP81.5 J67 2011

Dispossession : the performative in the political : conversations with Athena Athanasiou. Call number: P95.54 B87 2013

Gender & difference in a globalizing world : twenty-first century anthropology. Call number: GN25 M37 2010

Gendered worlds. Call number: HQ1075 A95 2012

Gender, sexualities and law. Call number: K644 G459 2011

Global gender issues in the new millennium. Call number: HQ1236 P45 2014

Identity politics and the new genetics : re/creating categories of difference and belonging. Call number: GN289 I34 2012

A most masculine state : gender, politics and religion in Saudi Arabia. Call number: HQ1730 A64 2013

Persistence : all ways butch and femme. Call number: HQ75.5 P47 2012

Sex/gender : biology in a social world. Call number: HQ1075 F387 2012

Spaces between us : queer settler colonialism and indigenous decolonization. Call number: E98 S48 M67 2011

The transgender studies reader 2. Call number: HQ77.9 T72 2013

Transition : the story of how I became a man. Call number: HQ77.8 B66 A3 2011


The following titles are located in EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection

Akawa, M. (2014). Gender Politics of the Namibian Liberation Struggle. [N.p.]: Basler Afrika Bibliographien.

Bender-Baird, K. (2011). Transgender Employment Experiences : Gendered Perceptions and the Law. Albany: State University of New York Press.

Chase, M. (2015). Revolution Within the Revolution : Women and Gender Politics in Cuba, 1952-1962. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press.

Elliot, P. (2010). Debates in Transgender, Queer, and Feminist Theory : Contested Sites. Farnham, Surrey: Routledge.

Ferree, M. M. (2012). Varieties of Feminism : German Gender Politics in Global Perspective. Stanford, Calif: Stanford University Press.

Hamzić, V. (2016). Sexual and Gender Diversity in the Muslim World : History, Law and Vernacular Knowledge. London: I.B.Tauris.

Healey, J. (2014). Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. Thirroul, N.S.W.: Spinney Press.

Lundström-Burghoorn, W. (2008). Gender Politics in Asia : Women Manoeuvring Within Dominant Gender Orders. Copenhagen: NIAS Press.

Monro, S. (2005). Gender Politics. London: Pluto Press.

Murray, D. B. (2015). Real Queer? : Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Refugees in the Canadian Refugee Apparatus. London: Rowman & Littlefield International.

Putman, J. C. (2008). Class and Gender Politics in Progressive-Era Seattle. Reno: University of Nevada Press.

Rai, S. (2008). The Gender Politics of Development : Essays in Hope and Despair. New Delhi: Zed Books.

Roughgarden, J. (2013). Evolution’s Rainbow : Diversity, Gender, and Sexuality in Nature and People. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Slutsky, B. (2015). Gendering Radicalism : Women and Communism in Twentieth-Century California. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Tyler, M. (2011). Selling Sex Short : The Pornographic and Sexological Construction of Women’s Sexuality in the West. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.


Databases with Gender Politics Material

Academic Search Complete

Business Source Complete








Advocate News site covering LGBT issues.

Duke University – Women’s Liberation Movement Print Culture Manifestos, speeches, essays, and other materials documenting various aspects of the Women’s Movement in the United States in the 1960s and 1970s.

Gender Spectrum Gender Spectrum helps to create gender sensitive and inclusive environment for all children and teens.

Gender Stereotypes and Female Political Candidates 2015 article in Journalist’s Resource magazine.

Gender Talk Archived radio programs from 1997 – 2006 on a variety of topics.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy – Indentity Politics Encyclopedia entry on identity politics including a section on gender and feminism. – Trans and Sexuality Terminologies Glossary of common trans and sexuality terms.

The Youth Project The Youth Project is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to providing support and services to youth, 25 and under, around issues of sexual orientation and gender identity.


Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Institute of Gender and Health Government of Canada institute to foster research excellence regarding the influence of gender and sex on health.

Trans Care BC Aims to enhance the coordination of trans health services and supports across the province, bringing gender-affirming care closer to home wherever possible.

Trans Health Guide Nova Scotia department of Health and Wellness website on trans health.

World Health Organization – Gender Factsheet on gender and health.

World Health Organization – Sexual & Reproductive Health Updates on sexual and reproductive health issues around the world.


The following titles are available in the Quest University Library print collection.

Building inclusive cities : women’s safety and the right to the city. Call number HT166 B817 2013

Critical transnational feminist praxis. Call number HQ1121 C69 2010

Deconstructing privilege : teaching and learning as allies in the classroom. Call number LC4941 D43 2013

Gendered worlds. Call number HQ1075 A95 2012

Handbook of feminist research : theory and praxis. Call number HQ1180 H35 2007

Health inequities in Canada : intersectional frameworks and practices. Call number RA449 H375 2011

Intersectionality : a foundations and frontiers reader. Call number HM571 I56 2014


The following titles are located in EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection.

Allen, K. R., Few, A. L., & Lloyd, S. A. (2009). Handbook of Feminist Family Studies. Thousand Oaks, Calif: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Altman, B. M., & Barnartt, S. N. (2013). Disability and Intersecting Statuses. Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing.

Beyer, J. L., & Woehrle, L. M. (2014). Intersectionality and Social Change. Bingley, England: Emerald Group Publishing.

Della Giustina, J. (2010). Why Women Are Beaten and Killed : Sociological Predictors of Femicide. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press.

Dickerson, B. J., Krieg, D. B., & Kohlman, M. H. (2013). Notions of Family : Intersectional Perspectives. Bingley, U.K.: Emerald Book Serials and Monographs.

Griffin, C. L., & Chávez, K. R. (2012). Standing in the Intersection : Feminist Voices, Feminist Practices in Communication Studies. Albany: State University of New York Press.

Guidroz, K., & Berger, M. T. (2009). The Intersectional Approach : Transforming the Academy Through Race, Class, and Gender. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press.

O’Brien, J. (2009). Encyclopedia of Gender and Society. London: SAGE Publications, Inc.

O’Connor, K. (2010). Gender and Women’s Leadership : A Reference Handbook. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Segal, M. T. (2010). Interactions and Intersections of Gendered Bodies at Work, at Home and at Play. Bingley, UK: Emerald Book Serials and Monographs.

Strayhorn, T. L. (2013). Living at the Intersections : Social Identities and Black Collegians. Charlotte, N.C.: Information Age Publishing.

Zwier, E., & Grant, C. A. (2014). Intersectionality and Urban Education : Identities, Policies, Spaces & Power. Charlotte, North Carolina: Information Age Publishing.




The following web resources provide information on intersectionality topics.

Anti-Racism Resource Center A resource hub for educators, employers, students, youth, and anyone looking for info on race, anti-racism, and anti-discrimination.

Canadian Race Relations Foundation Canada’s leading agency dedicated to the elimination of racism and all forms of racial discrimination in Canadian society.

Centre for Social Justice Conducts research, education and advocacy on issues of equality and democracy in Canada.

Centre for the Study of Gender, Social Inequities and Mental Health Based out of Simon Fraser University, this centre is at the forefront of developing research and sharing knowledge on intersections between gender, social inequities and mental health.

Disabled Women’s Network (DAWN) An organization that works towards the advancement and inclusion of women and girls with disabilities and Deaf women in Canada.

Diversity in Teaching – Social Justice & Intersectionality Resources and information compiled by the Diversity in Teaching group at the University of Toronto.

Everyday Feminism An educational platform for personal and social liberation with a mission to help people dismantle everyday violence, discrimination, and marginalization through applied intersectional feminism.

Institute for Intersectionality Research and Policy (IIRP) Based out of Simon Fraser University, the IIRP is and interdisciplinary community of nationally and internationally recognized researchers, scholars, activists, and practitioners

Intergroup Resources An online resource center that seeks to strengthen intergroup relations for social justice by sharing materials, tools, and lessons learned from organizers around the United States.

Intersectionalities: A Global Journal of Social Work Analysis, Research, Polity and Practice Open access journal on issues of intersectionality through a social work lens. Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license.

Violence Against Women Learning Network: University of Western Ontario: Intersectionality Linked list of resources to further understanding of intersectionality.


The following titles are available in the Quest University Library print collection.

Canadian war on queers: national security as sexual regulation. Call number HQ76.3 C2 K56 2010

Education of eros: a history of education and the problem of adolescent sexuality. Call number HQ27 C362 2012

Gender, sexualities and law. Call number K644 G459 2011

The international homosexual conspiracy. Call number PN6231 H57 R625 2010

My queer war. D811 L643 A3 2010

Orgasmology. Call number HQ23 J34 2013

Persistence: all ways butch and femme. Call number HQ75.5 P47 2012

The politics of sexuality in Latin America : a reader on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights. Call number HQ23 P663 2010

Post-gay? Post-Christian?: anatomy of a cultural and faith identity crisis. Call number BR115 H6 T48 2011

The queer art of failure. Call number BD175 H33 2011

Sex at dawn: the prehistoric origins of modern sexuality. Call number HQ12 R93 2010

Sex for life: from virginity to viagra, how sexuality changes throughout our lives. Call number HQ12 S422 2012

Trans/love: radical sex, love and relationships beyond the gender binary. Call number HQ77.9 T7153 2011

The transgender studies reader. Call number HQ77.9 T72 2006

The transgender studies reader 2. Call number HQ77.9 T72 2013


The following DVDs are located in the Quest University Library.

Before and after Stonewall. Call number HQ76.8 U5 B44 2010

Beautiful thing. Call number PN1997 B359 2003

Boys don’t cry. Call number PN1997 B697 2000

Dangerous living coming out in the developing world. Call number HQ76.8 D48 D36 2003

The Laramie project. Call number PN1997.2 L37 2002

Maurice. Call number PR6011 O58 M3 2004

Milk. Call number PN1997.2 M55 2008

Paris is burning.HQ72.95 U6 P37 2005

Tipping the velvet. Call numberPR6073 A828 T56 2002

Walk on water (La-lekhat ‘al ha-mayim). Call number PN1997.2 L25 2005

The word is out stories of some of our lives. Call number


The following title are located in EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection.

Asencio, M. (2010). Latina/o Sexualities : Probing Powers, Passions, Practices, and Policies. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press.

Barton, B. (2012). Pray the Gay Away : The Extraordinary Lives of Bible Belt Gays. New York: NYU Press.

Bosia, M. J., & Weiss, M. L. (2013). Global Homophobia : States, Movements, and the Politics of Oppression. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

DeLamater, J. D., & Carpenter, L. M. (2012). Sex for Life : From Virginity to Viagra, How Sexuality Changes Throughout Our Lives. New York: NYU Press.

Dellinger, K., & Williams, C. L. (2010). Gender and Sexuality in the Workplace. Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Grace, A. P., & Wells, K. (2015). Growing Into Resilience : Sexual and Gender Minority Youth in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division.

Jolly, S., Cornwall, A., & Hawkins, K. (2013). Women, Sexuality and the Political Power of Pleasure. London: Zed Books.

Lalic, M., & Stanovic, J. (2010). Sexuality Education and Attitudes. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Lee, J. H. (2011). Policing Sexuality : Sex, Society, and the State. Selangor: Zed Books.

Namaste, V. K. (2012). HIV Prevention and Bisexual Realities. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division.

Scherer, B. (2016). Queering Paradigms VI : Interventions, Ethics and Glocalities. Oxford: Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers.

Sternadori, M. (2016). Mediated Eros : Sexual Scripts Within and Across Cultures. New York: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers

Willings, K., Mitchell, K., & Collumbien, M. (2012). Sexual Health : A Public Health Perspective. Maidenhead, Berkshire: McGraw-Hill Education.




The following web resources provide information on a variety of LGBTQI topics, many of them health-related.

Action Canada – For Sexual Health and Rights Works to increase access to quality sexual and reproductive health information and services and to comprehensive sexuality education in Canada and globally.

Advocates for Youth – LGBT research guide for youth Research about the reproductive and sexual health and rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth.

American Medical Association – LGBT Resources Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) health-related articles, podcasts, handouts and presentations produced by the AMA and other leaders in the LGBT health field.

BC Center for Sexual Medicine Provides clinical service for patients with sexual dysfunction referred by their physicians from across the province.

Bisexual Resource Center Advocates for bisexual visibility and raises awareness about bisexuality throughout the LGBT and straight communities.

Center for LGBT Health Research – University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health Seeks understand and improve the health of the LGBT community by maintaining an infrastructure that provides research concerning LGBT health and wellness needs.

The Fenway Institute – Center for Population Research in LGBTQ Health. Supports and stimulates research to fill critical knowledge gaps related to the health of sexual and gender minorities, strengthening the foundation for culturally competent treatment and behavior change models.

Huffington Post Gay Voices LGBT news stories.

Options for Sexual Health Canada’s largest non-profit provider of sexual health services through clinics, education programs, and the 1-800 SEX SENSE information and referral line.

Rainbow Health Ontario Information to help both LGBT people and their health care providers become more aware of LGBT health issues.

Re:searching for LGBT Health A team of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, Two-Spirit, and queer (LGBTQ) and ally researchers who focus on understanding how LGBTQ people experience physical and emotional (mental) health, and how they access health services.

Sex and U An initiative of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada, the site’s mandate is to provide guidance and advice to help individuals develop and maintain a healthy sexuality.

A Survey of LGBT Americans – Pew Research Report based on a Pew Research Center survey of the LGBT population conducted April 11-29, 2013, among a nationally representative sample of 1,197 self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults 18 years of age or older.


The following titles are available in the Quest University Library print collection.

Canadians are not Americans : myths and literary traditions. Call number PR9185.2 M66 2003

Fiction refracts science : modernist writers from Proust to Borges. Call number PN3352 S34 T55 2005

In search of authority : an introductory guide to literary theory. Call number PN45 B65 2007

Poets and God : Chaucer, Shakespeare, Herbert, Milton, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Blake. Call number PR508 R4 E34 2005

Revival : an anthology of Black Canadian writing. Call number PR9194.5 B55 R48 2006

Survival: a thematic guide to Canadian literature. Call number PR9184.3 A8 S87 2004

Tree of tales : Tolkien, literature, and theology. Call number PR6039 O32 Z883 2007

Writing never arrives naked : early Aboriginal cultures of writing in Australia. Call number PR9608.2 A96 V36 2006


The following titles are located in EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection.

Arnold, A. J., Kutzinski, V. M., & Phaf-Rheinberger, I. (2001). A History of Literature in the Caribbean. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Co.

Clancy, T. O., Pittock, M., Brown, I., & Manning, S. (2007). The Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Clark, C. (2012). French literature : a beginner’s guide. Oxford, England : Oneworld, 2012.

Hallo, W. W. (2010). The World’s Oldest Literature : Studies in Sumerian Belles-lettres. Leiden: Brill NV.

Jong, I. d. (2012). Space in Ancient Greek Literature : Studies in Ancient Greek Narrative. Leiden: Brill NV.

Luo, Y., & Ye, Y. (2011). A Concise History of Chinese Literature. Leiden: Brill NV.

Miller, J. (2013). The Structures of Law and Literature : Duty, Justice, and Evil in the Cultural Imagination. Montréal: MQUP.

New, W. H. (2003). A History of Canadian Literature. Montreal: MQUP.

Sutherland, J. (2013). A Little History of Literature. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Unsettling Narratives : Postcolonial Readings of Children’s Literature. (2007).

Watson, D., Helgesson, S., & Alvstad, C. (2011). Literature, Geography, Translation : Studies in World Writing. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Wilkie-Stibbs, C. (2002). The Feminine Subject in Children’s Literature. New York: Routledge.


Databases with literature material.

Academic Search Complete



Project MUSE

ScienceDirect Journals



What is a Literature Review?

What is a literature review?

“A literature review is both a summary and explanation of the complete and current state of knowledge on a limited topic as found in academic books and journal articles. There are two kinds of literature reviews you might write at university: one that students are asked to write as a stand-alone assignment in a course, often as part of their training in the research processes in their field, and the other that is written as part of an introduction to, or preparation for, a longer work, usually a thesis or research report”

Source: University of Guelph Library – Writing a Literature Review

You may be asked to write a stand alone literature review on a given topic, or you may be required to conduct a literature review as part of a larger piece of research, such thesis or dissertation.

The purpose of a literature review is to:

  1. Learn about a topic in preparation for a large research project.
  2. Review writings by other researchers on a given topic
  3. Update a previous literature review

What to include

You will want to do a broad survey of the existing literature on your topic. This will include scholarly research articles, books, theses, dissertations. When you are searching in library databases, be sure to use the scholarly journal/research article/peer reviewed limiters to get appropriate results.

As stated on the SFU Academic Writing: What is a Literature Review page:

Don’t provide a lot of detail about the procedures used in your sources. Don’t mention every study conducted on the topic. Include only the ones that are most relevant for the purpose and scope of your review”


Nine Steps to Writing a Literature Review

Steps for writing a literature review

The University of Guelph Library has prepared a helpful list of nine steps to writing a literature review.

1. Find a Working Topic

Look at your specific area of study. Think about what interests you, and what is fertile ground for study. Talk to your professor, brainstorm, and read lecture notes and recent issues of periodicals in the field.

2. Review the Literature

  • Using keywords, search a computer database. It is best to use at least two databases relevant to your discipline
  • Remember that the reference lists of recent articles and reviews can lead to valuable papers
  • Make certain that you also include any studies contrary to your point of view

3. Focus Your Topic Narrowly and Select Papers Accordingly

Consider the following:

  • What interests you?
  • What interests others?
  • What time span of research will you consider?

Choose an area of research that is due for a review.

4. Read the Selected Articles Thoroughly and Evaluate Them

  • What assumptions do most/some researchers seem to be making?
  • What methodologies do they use? what testing procedures, subjects, material tested?
  • Evaluate and synthesize the research findings and conclusions drawn
  • Note experts in the field: names/labs that are frequently referenced
  • Note conflicting theories, results, methodologies
  • Watch for popularity of theories and how this has/has not changed over time

5. Organize the Selected Papers By Looking For Patterns and By Developing Subtopics

Note things such as:

  • Findings that are common/contested
  • Two or three important trends in the research
  • The most influential theories

6. Develop a Working Thesis

Write a one or two sentence statement summarizing the conclusion you have reached about the major trends and developments you see in the research that has been done on your subject.

7. Organize Your Own Paper Based on the Findings From Steps 4 & 5

Develop headings/subheadings. If your literature review is extensive, find a large table surface, and on it place post-it notes or filing cards to organize all your findings into categories. Move them around if you decide that (a) they fit better under different headings, or (b) you need to establish new topic headings.

8. Write the Body of the Paper

Follow the plan you have developed above, making certain that each section links logically to the one before and after, and that you have divided your sections by themes or subtopics, not by reporting the work of individual theorists or researchers.

9. Look At What You Have Written; Focus On Analysis, Not Description

Look at the topic sentences of each paragraph. If you were to read only these sentences, would you find that your paper presented a clear position, logically developed, from beginning to end? If, for example, you find that each paragraph begins with a researcher’s name, it might indicate that, instead of evaluating and comparing the research literature from an analytical point of view, you have simply described what research has been done. This is one of the most common problems with student literature reviews. So if your paper still does not appear to be defined by a central, guiding concept, or if it does not critically analyse the literature selected, then you should make a new outline based on what you have said in each section and paragraph of the paper, and decide whether you need to add information, to delete off-topic information, or to restructure the paper entirely.

For example, look at the following two passages and note that Student A is merely describing the literature and Student B takes a more analytical and evaluative approach, by comparing and contrasting. You can also see that this evaluative approach is well signalled by linguistic markers indicating logical connections (words such as “however,” “moreover”) and phrases such as “substantiates the claim that,” which indicate supporting evidence and Student B’s ability to synthesize knowledge.

Source: University of Guelph Library: Writing a Literature Review.

Helpful Resources

Helpful resources:

Print books:

Garrard, J. (2011). Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy: The Matrix Method. Jones & Bartlett Publishers: Sudbury.

Petticrew, M. (2006). Systematic Reviews in the Social Sciences: A Practical Guide. Blackwell Publishing: Oxford.

Online articles:

Badke, W. (2017). The Literature Review in a Digital AgeOnline Searcher41(3), 57-59.

Neill, C. (2017). Writing & Research. Writing a Literature ReviewRadiation Therapist26(1), 89-91.

Online resources:

Concordia University: How to Write a Literature Review

Guelph University Library: Writing a Literature Review

University of Toronto: The Literature Review: A Few Tips on Conducting it




The following titles are located in EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection.

Aharoni, R. (2015). Mathematics, Poetry And Beauty. New Jersey: World Scientific.

Ahmed, S. G. (2016). Higher Mathematics for Science, Technology and Engineering. Sharjah: Bentham Science Publishers Ltd.

Alcock, L. (2013). How to Study for a Mathematics Degree. Oxford: OUP Oxford.

Baswell, A. R. (2015). Advances in Mathematics Research. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Melnik, R., & Antoniouk, A. V. (2013). Mathematics and Life Sciences. Berlin: De Gruyter.

Parsons, C. (2014). Philosophy of Mathematics in the Twentieth Century. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

Schäffer, J. J. (2014). Basic Language Of Mathematics. Singapore: World Scientific.

Sriraman, B. (2012). Crossroads in the History of Mathematics and Mathematics Education. Charlotte, N.C.: Information Age Publishing.


Databases with Mathematics material.

Academic Search Complete

BioMed Central

Business Source Complete



ScienceDirect Journals




The following titles are available in the Quest University Library print collection.

Accidental revolution : the story of grunge. Call number ML3534 A49 2007

Berklee music theory : Book 1: Basic principles of rhythm, scales and intervals. Call number MT6 S294 2011

Beyond the soundtrack : representing music in cinema. Call number ML2075 B475 2007

A brief history of rock, off the record. Call number ML3534 R574 2008

The concise Oxford dictionary of music (Reference, no circulation). Call number ML100 K35 2007

Extreme metal : music and culture on the edge. Call number ML3534 K28 2007

Footsteps in the dark : the hidden histories of popular music. Call number ML3918 P67 L56 2007

Journeyman’s road : modern blues lives from Faulkner’s Mississippi to post-9/11 New York. Call number ML394 G98 2007

Lectures on musical life. Call number ML60 B4655 2006

Popular music and society. Call number ML3918 P67 L66 2007

The singing neanderthals : the origins of music, language, mind, and body. Call number ML3800 M73 2006

This is your brain on music: the science of a human obsession. Call number ML3830 L38 2006

Torch singing : performing resistance and desire from Billie Holiday to Edith Piaf. Call number ML3918 P67 H65 2007


The following titles are located in EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection.

Ansdell, G. (2014). How Music Helps in Music Therapy and Everyday Life. Farnham: Routledge.

Arnold, J. (2014). Sacred Music in Secular Society. Burlington [Vermont]: Routledge.

Barrett, M. S. (2014). Collaborative Creative Thought and Practice in Music. Farnham, Surrey: Routledge.

Carroll, R., & Hansen, A. (2014). Litpop: Writing and Popular Music. Farnham [England]: Routledge.

Floros, C., & Bernhardt-Kabisch, E. (2015). Music As Message : An Introduction to Musical Semantics. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften.

Kajanová, Y., Duffell, L., & Duffell, G. (2014). On the History of Rock Music. Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften.

Kučinskas, D., & Kennaway, G. (2014). Music and Technologies. Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Pieslak, J. R. (2015). Radicalism and Music : An Introduction to the Music Cultures of Al-Qa’ida, Racist Skinheads, Christian-Affiliated Radicals, and Eco-Animal Rights Militants. Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan.

Samama, L. (2015). The Meaning of Music. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

Tomlinson, G. (2015). A Million Years of Music : The Emergence of Human Modernity. New York: Zone Books.

Wentk, R. (2015). Hands-on Music Theory. Australia: Cengage Learning PTR.


Databases with Music material.

Academic Search Complete



Project MUSE





The following titles are available in the Quest University Library print collection.

Awakening : an introduction to the history of Eastern thought. Call number BL1032 B74 2007

The Cambridge companion to Kant and modern philosophy. Call number B2798 C365 2006

Circle of life : traditional teachings of Native American elders. Call number E98 R3 A83 2006

Classic Asian philosophy : a guide to the essential texts. Call number B121 K85 2007

A companion to ancient philosophy (Reference, no circulation). Call number B111 C66 2006

An illustrated brief history of western philosophy. Call number B72 K44 2006

Introductory readings in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy. Call number B504 I58 2006

Medieval philosophy : an historical and philosophical introduction. Call number B721 M343 2007

Readings in Han Chinese thought. Call number B126 R433 2006

The secret history of emotion : from Aristotle’s rhetoric to modern brain science. Call number BF531 G76 2006

The tears of things : melancholy and physical objects. Call number B828.45 S39 2006

You decide! : current debates in introductory philosophy. Call number BD21 C88 2007


The following titles are located in EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection.

Czerniak, S., & Michalski, R. (2015). Philosophy As Critique of the Mind : The Doctrinal Evolution of Critical Theory. New York: Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften.

Del Lucchese, F. (2015). The Political Philosophy of Niccol O Machiavelli. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Henning, C., & Henninger, M. (2014). Philosophy After Marx : 100 Years of Misreadings and the Normative Turn in Political Philosophy. Leiden: Brill NV.

Kišoňová, R. (2016). Introduction to Philosophy. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften.

Littlejohn, R. (2016). Chinese Philosophy : An Introduction. London: I.B.Tauris.

Mawere, M., & Mubaya, T. R. (2016). African Philosophy and Thought Systems : A Search for a Culture and Philosophy of Belonging. Oxford [England]: Langaa RPCIG.

McCumber, J. A. (2014). Time and Philosophy : A History of Continental Thought. Montréal [Québec]: MQUP.

Rodowick, D. N. (2015). Philosophy’s Artful Conversation. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

Stalmaszczyk, P. (2014). Philosophy of Language and Linguistics : The Legacy of Frege, Russell, and Wittgenstein. Berlin: De Gruyter.

Tkácik, L. (2016). The History of Medieval Philosophy : Selected Figures of Scholastic Tradition I. Frankfut am Main: Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften.

Vallega, A. A. (2014). Latin American Philosophy From Identity to Radical Exteriority. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press.


Databases with Philosophy material.

Academic Search Complete


Project MUSE


ScienceDirect Journals



What is Public Policy?

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines public policy as:

government policies that affect the whole population

Public policy. (n.d.). Retrieved April 20, 2017, from policy

For more information about public policy in Canada, visit Canada’s Public Policy Forum, an independent, non-governmental organization dedicated to improving the quality of government in Canada through dialogue among leaders from all sectors of Canadian society.


The following titles are available in the Quest University Library print collection.

Biopolicy : the life sciences and public policy. Call number JA80 B52 2012

Classics of public policy. Call number H97 C54 2005

Economic analysis, moral philosophy, and public policy. Call number HB72 H357 2006

The economic analysis of public policy. Call number H97 B4655 2007

Economic sanctions : law and public policy. Call number KZ6373 A42 2009

From Athens to America : virtues and the formulation of public policy. Call number HM665 S67 2006

Handbook of public policy. Call number H97 H3582 2006

An introduction to the policy process : theories, concepts, and models of public policy making. Call numberH97 B57 2005 

Public policy and ethnicity : the politics of ethnic boundary making. Call numberGN495.6 P83 2006 


The following titles are located in EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection

Day, K. M., & Winer, S. L. (2012). Interregional Migration and Public Policy in Canada : An Empirical Study. Montréal [Que.]: MQUP.

Downing, R. (2012). Canadian Public Policy and Social Economy. Victoria, B.C.: Univeristy of Victoria.

Gray, C. S. (2015). Strategic Studies and Public Policy : The American Experience. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky.

Howlett, M. (2013). Canadian Public Policy : Selected Studies in Process and Style. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division.

Lin, H., Berson, T. A., Clark, D. D., & National Research Council, (. (U.S.). (2014). At the Nexus of Cybersecurity and Public Policy: : Some Basic Concepts and Issues. Washington, District of Columbia: National Academies Press.

MacKInnon, P. (2014). University Leadership and Public Policy in the Twenty-first Century : A President’s Perspective. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division.

Mohanty, S., & Mohanty, R. K. (2014). Community Policing As a Public Policy : Challenges and Recommendations. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Manski, C. F. (2013). Public Policy in an Uncertain World. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press.

Peterson, S. A., & Somit, A. (2012). Biopolicy; The Life Sciences and Public Policy. Bingley, U.K.: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Preston, L. E., Post, J. E., & Ebooks, C. (2013). Private Management and Public Policy : The Principle of Public Responsibility. Stanford, California: Stanford Business Books.

Smith, K. B., & Larimer, C. W. (2013). The Public Policy Theory Primer. Boulder, Colo: Westview Press.

Wejnert, B. (2012). Politics and Public Policy. Bingley, U.K.: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.


Databases with Public Policy material

Academic Search Complete

Business Source Complete

CBCA Complete


Global Issues in Context


ScienceDirect Journals



The following web resources provide information on Public Policy topics.

C.D. Howe Institute Independent not-for-profit research institute whose mission is to raise living standards by fostering economically sound public policies.

Caledon Institute of Social Policy Private, non-profit organization providing policy research reports and info on policy change in Canada.

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Independent, non-partisan research institute concerned with issues of social, economic and environmental justice.

Canadian Policy Research Networks Canadian social policy think tank.

Institute for Research on Public Policy Seeks to improve public policy in Canada by generating research, providing insight and sparking debate on current and emerging policy issues facing Canadians and their governments.

Issue Lab Free access to thousands of case studies, evaluations, white papers, and issue briefs addressing some of the world’s most pressing social problems.

OECD Policy Briefs Find policy briefs by country, topic or date.  

Policy Horizons Canada Organization within the federal government. Anticipates emerging policy challenges and opportunities in a rapidly changing and complex world.

UNESCO: MOST Program Management of Social Transformations (MOST) program focuses on building efficient bridges between research, policy and practice.