Resources for Current Students
Trent School of the Environment
Please visit the Faculty and Research listing for additional contact details.
Program Course Material:
Refer to the materials provided by the course instructor, including the course syllabus. If your course uses Blackboard then refer there for current course materials. Also feel free to consult with your course instructors- they are there to help you.
Program staff Dorothy Howard and Robert Loney are also available to assist with technical and conceptual problems and course material, especially in the courses they each support, but also in other courses.
Booking a lab (ESC A202 or A210) & Borrowing Equipment:
Degree Requirements and Program Planning:
Contact any of the Program staff or the Director of the TSE, Shaun Watmough.
Environmental Information Sources For Research:
- Bata Library (Trent University)
- Connect to TOPCAT
- Web-based access to Bata Library's catalogue of holdings, and to several other Ontario University library catalogues.
- Electronic Databases (alphabetical list)
- E-Journals Search (Electronic or On-Line Journals) The full text of several journals are now available on-line. See the journal list below.
- Trent University Archives The archives is "a repository for archival materials relating to the Trent Valley area in general and to Trent University in particular"
Other Local and Regional Libraries
- Southern Ontario Public Library Service (includes links to Public Library web sites)
- Peterborough Public Library
- Selwyn Public Library (in Bridgenorth and Lakefield, formerly Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield Public Library)
- Otonabee-South Monaghan Public Library
- Cavan Monaghan Libraries (Millbrook & Cavan)
Trent University's Academic Skills Centre is an excellent resource. They teach in groups and one-on-one, and provide guidance on a variety of skills, including essay and scientific writing, math, and searching for information. Another good source of help is Trent University's Bata Library, which provides resources and workshops on how to search for and organize information and how to reference, among other topics.
Visit the Skills Development web page for some help with various skills, from working in a group to statistics, to using specific software, to referencing and more.
Finding Environmental Employment & Volunteer Opportunities:
Visit the Environmental Employment Links web page for resources that may assist you in finding employment, both summer and after graduation.