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JGE378H5 Natural Hazards: Risk and Vulnerability

JGE378 Individual Case Study

In this course, students are asked to prepare a Case Study Proposal, a Country Risk Profile, an Annotated Bibliography, and a Term Paper on a selected natural disaster. Details for each of these assignments are provided in Quercus. This Library Resource Guide is designed to help you get the most out of the Library Resources available to you, so you can complete these assignments successfully.

Types of Sources Available:

Here are the types of sources you need to use: 

  1. Scholary (peer-reviewed) Journal Articles
  2. Scholarly Research Books
  3. Government publications or professional research websites
  4. Online or print reference sources/atlases from authoritative sources

 

Choosing a Individual Case Study topic

In Quercus, your instructor has provided you a list of case study topics that you might want to consider.

You may also find ideas for case studies by searching through the following links:

Canadian Disaster Database

EmDat Disaster Database

 

 

 

Reference & Research Help

UTM Library Chat

January 11 to April 9, 2021

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Monday February 15: Family Day

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Virtual Reference and Research Drop-In (via Zoom)  

Drop-in reference is available via Zoom. UTM Library reference specialists are available to help you with your research assignments, citations, library resources, and more. We can share our screen with you so you can see how to use library resources. 

Click on Virtual Reference and Research Drop-in (via Zoom)You will be brought to a virtual waiting room and library staff will admit you into the session.

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January 11 to April 9, 2021

Wednesdays: 9-11am and 1-5pm

Fridays: 9-11am and 1-5pm

 

Virtual Research Consultations  

Need more assistance, you can also Book a Consultation with a reference specialist.

Need subject-specific assistance with an assignment? UTM Library has Liaison Librarians for every program. Email your UTM Liaison Librarian to schedule a virtual research consultation.   

 

Email 

Email us at askutml.utm@utoronto.ca