Energy, Mines and Resources


New Books

If you would like to borrow any of the following books contact the library at or phone (867) 667-3111. For more information on any of the topics listed below, please contact us or visit the Library in Room 335 of the Elijah Smith Building.

Agriculture and GardeningConstructionEducationEnergyEnvironmentFirst Nations GeographyGeology - HistoryMining - Northern - ParksPolicyWildlifeWorkplace Resources

Agriculture and Gardening

Acorn, Robert C. and Michael J. Dorance. Methods of investigating predation of livestock. Edmonton : Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, 1998. SF810.6.C2.A3 1998 

St. Onge, Linda, et al. Picking, preserving and preparing garden-fresh produce. Edmonton, Alta. : Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, 2001. TX603.S8 2001 

Mallett, Ken. Home vegetable storage. Edmonton, Alta. : Alberta Agriculture, 2012, 1987. TX612.V4.M3 2012 


RDH Building Engineering. Window design for Canada's north. Ottawa : Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, 2016. TJ163.5.D86.R38 2016

RDH Building Engineering. Optimal northern wall design guidelines. Ottawa : Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, 2016. TJ163.5.D86.R37 2016


Northern Energy Capital. Wind energy development, Haeckel Hill : environmental and socio-economic impact assessment.   Whitehorse, YT : YESAB, 2017. TJ825.N68 2017

Kluane First Nation. Kluane First Nation N'tsi (wind) energy project: project description. Haines Junction, YT :  YESAB, 2017. TJ825.K58 2017


McDowell Group. Yukon College socioeconomic profile. Whitehorse, YT : Yukon College, 2016. LC65.M2 2016


Mecum, Bryce Douglas. Forecasting stock-specific upriver migration timing of chinook salmon in the Yukon River. Fairbanks : University of Alaska Fairbanks [thesis], 2016. QL638.S2.M43 2016

Yukon Research Centre. Yukon passive water treatment workshop : 2016 summary report. Whitehorse, Yukon Research Centre, 2016. TP248.3.Y8 2016

Chapin, F. Stuart (editor) Principles of ecosystem stewardship : resilience-based natural resource management in a changing world.  New York : Springer, c2009. QH75.P75 2009 

First Nations

First Nations and Inuvialuit hunting and fishing in Yukon.  Whitehorse, Yukon : Yukon Environment, 2012 SK151.Y8.F57 2012


Grinter, Michael. Pleistocene and Holocene climate reconstruction at Two Moose Lake, Central Yukon, using stable isotopes and 14C-DOC radiocarbon from ice wedges, pore ice and buried sediments. Ottawa, Ontario : University of Ottawa [thesis], 2017. GB648.15.G75 2017


Milidragovic, Dejan. Yukon Geochemistry of permian rocks of the Yukon-Tanana terrane, western Yukon : GEM 2 Cordillera project. Ottawa, ON : Geological Survey of Canada, 2016. QE185 O6 no. 8170 

Ulrich Kretschmar and Derek McBride. The metallogeny of lode gold deposits : a syngenetic perspective.  Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2016. TN420.K74 2016

Mira Geoscience. Ross River geothermal exploration project : review of the 2014 work program. Prepared for Dena Nezziddi Development Corp. Whitehorse, YT : Yukon Geological Survey, 2017. QE195 M5 no. 18
Pillsbury, Joshua. Characterizing the Bennett batholith: implications for early-middle Jurassic magmatism in southwest Yukon. [thesis] Vancouver, BC : University of British Columbia, 2016. QE195.P56 2016

Farndon, John. Rocks, minerals and gems. Richmond Hill, Ont. :  Firefly Books, 2016. QE365.2.F27 2016
Garlick, Sarah. National Geographic pocket guide to the rocks & minerals of North America. Washington, D.C. :  National Geographic, 2014. QE366.8.G3 2014
Schumann, Walter. Handbook of rocks, minerals, and gemstones.  Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1993. QE366.8.S3 1993
Romaine, Garret. The modern rockhounding and prospecting handbook. Falcon Guides, 2014. QE367.2.R66 2014

Callery, Sean. Rocks, minerals & gems. New York, NY : Scholastic, 2016. QE365.2.C35 2016
Polk, Patti. Collecting rocks, gems and minerals : identification, values, lapidary uses. Iola, WI : Krause Publications. QE366.8.P65 2016
Bonewitz, Ronald Louis. Rock and gem : the definitive guide to rocks, minerals, gems, and fossils. London : Dorling Kindersley, 2005. QE365.2.B6 2005
Witter, Jeff . Curie point depth mapping in Yukon. Whitehorse : Yukon Geological Survey, 2017. QE195 O6 no. 2017-3

Bender, Adrian M. and Peter J. Haeussler. Eastern Denali fault surface trace map, Eastern Alaska and Yukon, Canada. Weston Virginia : United States Geological Survey, 2017. QE75.O65 no. 2017-1049

Lara, Hernan Javier. Geochemistry of a silver-lead-zinc hydrothermal system: ore genesis for the McKay Hill and Horseshoe Hill silver claims in Yukon, Canada. [thesis] Muncie, IN : Ball State University, 2017. QE195.L37 2017

Well-Shen, Lee. A Petrographic and fluid inclusion comparison of mid-Cretaceous gold bearing veins near the 5 Moz Coffee Deposit, west-central Yukon. [thesis] Vancouver : University of British Columbia, 2017. QE195.W44 2017

Mackie, Rob A. et al. Assessment of Yukon regional stream sediment catchment basin and geochemical data quality.   [Whitehorse, YT] : Yukon Geological Survey, 2017. QE195 O6 no. 2017-4

Geological Survey of Norway. Mineral resources in the Arctic. Oslo : Geological Survey of Norway, 2016. QE70.M55 2016

Bryson, Stuart Edwin. A Geochemical Characterization of Streams Surrounding the Tom and Jason SEDEX Deposits of the MacMillan Pass, Yukon, Canada: Implications for Mineral Exploration and Toxicology. Ottawa, Ontario : University of Ottawa [thesis], 2016. QE195.B79 2016


Gates, Michael. From the Klondike to Berlin : the Yukon in World War I.  Madeira Park, BC : Lost Moose, 2017. D547.C2.G38 2017

Gontard, Lily. Beyond mile zero : the vanishing Alaska Highway lodge community.  Madeira Park, BC : Lost Moose, 2017. FC4023.9 A4.G66 2017

Johnson, Eric L.  The Iron Horse comes to the Klondike : narrow gauge railways serving coal mines on Cliff Creek and Coal Creek, and a placer gold operation on Bear Creek, Yukon Territory, 1899 to 1918.  Canada : Printed by Friesens Corp. FC4022.3.J64 2012

White Pass & Yukon Route: the railway built of gold. [DVD]  Alaska : Skyriver Films ; Vancouver, 2003. TF25.W5.W44 2003 


Janin, Amelie. Performance of lab-scale anaerobic bioreactors at low temperature using Yukon native microorganisms. Vancouver : InfoMine, 2015. TP248.3.J32 2015

Jacklin, Courtenay. An assessment of mineral development adjacent to Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon. [thesis] Kingston, Ont. : Queen's University, 2016. QH541.15.R57.J33 2016

Saxinger, Gerti. Behind the scenes in Mayo and mining: Na-cho Nyak Dun elders' opinions on mining and community history.  HC117.Y8.S61 2016 

Saxinger, Gerti. Behind the scenes in Yukon mining: work, camp and family life in Yukon mining today. HC117.Y8.S61 2015 


A guide to camping in Yukon. Whitehorse, Yukon : Environment Yukon, 2017. GV191.7.G8 2017

Milner, Kelly and Miche Genest. Vadzaih : cooking caribou from antler to hoof. Whitehorse : Porcupine Caribou Management Board, Vuntut Gwitchin Government, 2016. TX715.6.M55 2016 


Chadburn Lake Park management plan: proposed final plan.  Whitehorse, YT : City of Whitehorse, 2016. HT169.Y8.W552 2016


Council of Canadian Academies. Science policy : considerations for subnational governments. Council of Canadian Academies. Ottawa, ON : The Council of Canadian Academies, 2017. Q127.C3.C65 2017


An introduction to Yukon birds. Whitehorse, YT : Department of Environment, 2017. QL685.5.Y8.I5 2017

Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative. Risk analysis of pneumonia related pathogen transmission from domestic small ruminants to wild thinhorn sheep in Yukon and northern BC. Whitehorse : Animal Health Unit, Environment Yukon, 2016. QL737.U53.C35 2016

Workplace Resources

Einhorn, Cheryl. Strauss. Problem solved : a powerful system for making complex decisions with confidence and conviction. Wayne, NJ : Career Press, 2017. BF448.E45 2017 

Walker, Brian Harrison. Resilience practice: building capacity to absorb disturbance and maintain function. Washington : Island Press, c2012. HC59.15.W35 2012