Sustainability Studies M.A.

Links to resources useful for research in the M.A. Sustainable Studies


Search Beyond Trent Library

Graduate studies usually require searching beyond the holdings of any particular library.  You need to broaden your search to other institutions.  Here are some sources.

Catalogue Search

General search terms for sustainability studies:

  • 'sustainable development'
  • sustainable
  • 'urban ecology'
  • 'land use'
  • environmental
  • 'environmental aspects'
  • 'green products'
  • ecology
  • 'environmental economics'
  • 'environmental policy'

Combine one of these terms with a topic keyword to focus your search.


The majority of our e-books are included in the Library Catalogue and can be found with any search. The description is general and includes a link to the e-book.  See the tutorial on Finding E-Books (in the Tutorials box above).

The following resources contain collections of e-books. Many of these collections can be searched at a more detailed level than our catalogue allows, and you can find links to specific chapters or pages. Most offer the option to create an account for yourself and save books, as well as adding notations and highlighting.

A Sample of Books You Can Find in the Library Catalogue