GESC Field Studies

Course Number: GESC399, GESC451

Subject: Geography and Environmental Studies

Below are some resources to help you find recent, peer-reviewed sources to develop your literature review.

The Geography and Environmental Studies Subject Guide lists a number of databases you should consult.

My recommended databases to use, listed on the guide, are:

  • Web of Science
  • Geobase
  • Geography/ES at Proquest

Included below are two videos demonstrating some advanced search techniques to find the most recent, peer-reviewed articles on a topic:

Also: see the video below on Creating an Annotated Bibliography


Video 1: Physical Geography example

Video 2: Human Geography example

Creating an Annotated Bibliography

(Audio and text files for this video found on this page: Creating an annotated bibliography)

Course Guide Attachment(s)

Attachment Size
Audio, video 1 (MP3) 14.33 MB
Text, video 1 (PDF) 113.03 KB
Audio, video 2 (MP3) 7.48 MB
Text, video 2 (PDF) 104.25 KB