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 & Gardening -Climate Change - Energy - Environment - First Nations - Forestry - Geology - History - Mining - Outdoor Recreation - Parks - Permafrost - Wildlife - Workplace Resources

Agriculture & Gardening

Adams, Brenda C. Cool plants for cold climates. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 2017. SB453.2.A4.A27 2017

Barnes, Douglas. The permaculture earthworks handbook: how to design and build swales, dams, ponds, and other water harvesting systems. Gabriola, BC: New Society Publishers, 2017. S494.5 P47.B37 2017

Damrosch, Barbara and Eliot Coleman. The four season farm gardener's cookbook: from the garden to the table in 120 recipes. New York, NY: Workman Pub. Co., [2013], c2012. SB324.3.D36 2013

Ferris, Kristine. Haskap production and integrated pest management for Yukon berry crops: update to the Yukon Crop Guide. [Whitehorse, YT: Agriculture Branch, 2017] SB386.H37.F47 2017

Heath, Jennifer. Down to earth: cold-climate gardens and their keepers. Fernie, BC: Oolichan Books, 2014. SB453.3.C3 H43 2014

Jason, Dan and Michele Genest. Awesome ancient grains & seeds: a garden-to-kitchen guide: includes 50 vegetarian recipes. Madeira Park, British Columbia: Douglas & McIntyre, 2018. TX808.J37 2018

Leung, Maria. Role of native bees on berry crops in Yukon: update 2017. Whitehorse, YT: Agriculture Branch, 2017. SB381.L48 2017

Perrin, Sandra. Organic gardening in cold climates. Missoula, Montana: Mountain Press Publishing, c2002. SB453.5.P46 2002

Roberts, Ann D. Alaska gardening guide volume 1: Alaska vegetables for northern climates. Anchorage, Alaska: Publication Consultants, 2000. SB453.2.A4.R63 2000

Schofield, Janice J. Alaska's wild plants: a guide to Alaska's edible harvest. Anchorage: Alaska Northwest Books, c2003. QK98.5.A4.S3 2003

Vogt, Nina. Native seed bank in Yukon: state of the art. Whitehorse: Yukon Research Centre, 2017. S621.5.M48 V64 2017

Watts, Melanie J. Growing food in a short season. Madeira Park, BC: Douglas & McIntyre, 2014. SB453.5.W28 2014

Williams, Sara. Growing fruit in northern gardens. Regina, Saskatchewan: Coteau Books, 2017. SB357.W56 2017

Yukon Invasive Species Council. Grow me instead. Whitehorse, YT: Yukon Invasive Species Council, 2017. QH353.Y8.G76 2018

Climate Change

Brunner, Ronald D. Adaptive governance and climate change. Boston: American Meteorological Society, c2010. QC903.B78 2010

Report of the Auditor General of Canada to the Yukon Legislative Assembly 2017: climate change in Yukon. Ottawa: Office of the Auditor General of Canada, 2017

Leduc, Timothy B. Climate, culture, change: Inuit and Western dialogues with a warming North. [Ottawa]: University of Ottawa Press, c2010. QC981.8.C5.L43 2010

Perspectives on climate change action in Canada: a collaborative report from Auditors General. Ottawa: Office of the Auditor General of Canada, 2018. HJ9921.C3.P4 2018


Kishchuk, Paul. Yukon energy state of play. Whitehorse, YT: Dept. of Energy, Mines and Resources, 2018. TJ163.25.Y8.K57 2018

Mendonça, Miguel. Feed-in tariffs: accelerating the deployment of renewable energy. London: Earthscan, 2009. HD9502.A2.M46 2009


Balasubramaniam, Ann-Marie. Assessing relations among multiple environmental gradients for shallow lakes in Old Crow Flats, Yukon, using hydrological, limnological and community-collaborative research approaches. Waterloo, Ontario: University of Waterloo, 2018. QH98.B35 2018

Whitehorse air quality monitoring study, November 2015 - April 2017 . [Whitehorse, YT]: Government of Yukon, 2018. TD883.7.Y8.Y8 2018

Jimmo, Amy. Linking herbicide dissipation to soil ecological risk along right-of-ways in the Yukon Territory, Canada. Saskatoon: University of Saskatchewan, 2018. SB951.4.J5 2018

Prince, Tyler J. Postglacial reconstruction of fire history from a small lake in Southwest Yukon using sedimentary charcoal and pollen. St. Catherines, Ontario: Brock University, c2018. SD421.34.Y8.P75 2018

The Alpine Club of Canada's state of the mountains report Vol. 1. Canmore, AB, Alpine Club of Canada. 2018 GV199.8.A47 2018

First Nations

Christensen, Julia. No home in a homeland: indigenous peoples and homelessness in the Canadian North. Vancouver; Toronto: UBC Press, 2017. HV4509.C57 2017

Courchane, Thomas J. Indigenous nationals Canadian citizens. Montreal, Quebec: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018. E78.C2 C687 2018

McIvor, Bruce. First peoples law: essays on Canadian law and decolonization. Vancouver, BC: First Peoples Law Corporation, 2018. KE7709. M35 2018


Struzik, Edward. Firestorm: how wildfire will shape our future. Washington: Island Press, 2017. SD421.34.N67.S77 2017

Yukon Forest Health Report 2017. Whitehorse, Yukon: Forest Management Branch, 2017. SB945.B434 G3 2017


Ernst, Richard E.Large igneous provinces. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2014. QE461.E76 2018

V. Pease and B. Coakley, editors. Circum-Arctic lithosphere evolution. London: Geological Society, 2018. QE70.C5 2018


Brown, Bern Will. Arctic journal: a fifty-year adventure in Canada's North. Ottawa, ON: Novalis, 2003. BV2813.B7 2003

Johnson, Eric. L. The Copper Mines Branch: White Pass rails into the Whitehorse Copper Belt. Vancouver, B.C. Rusty Spike Publishing, 2017. HE2810.W5.J64 2017

Macdonald, R. Bruce. North Star of Herschel Island: Canada's Arctic tall ship. Victoria, B.C.: Friesen Press, 2012. FC4023.M33 2012

McGoogan, Ken. Dead reckoning: the untold story of the Northwest Passage. Toronto: Harper Collins, 2017. G640.M34 2017

O'Neill, Dan. The last giant of Beringia. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, c2004. E61.O5 2004

Winter, Kathleen. Boundless: tracing land and dream in a new Northwest Passage. Toronto, ON: House of Anansi Press Inc., 2014. FC3956.W55 2014


Alaska Miners Association handbook and service directory 2018. Anchorage, AK: Alaska Miners Association. TN12.A46 2018

Bond, J.D. and S. van Loon. Yukon Placer Mining Industry 2015 to 2017. Whitehorse: Yukon Geological Survey. TN424 C32 Y87 2015-2017

Piggott, Nina Characterization and performance of local organic materials for passive treatment systems of mine drainage in Yukon. Whitehorse, YT; Yukon College Research Centre, 2017. TN321.P54 2017

Soprovich, Patrick. Compendium of metal uptake data for plants growing on mine sites in Yukon. Whitehorse: Yukon Research Centre, 2017. TD755.S67 2017

Outdoor Recreation

A guide to camping in Yukon. Whitehorse, Yukon: Dept. of Environment, 2018. GV191.7.G8 2018

Angler's guide to Yukon's stocked lakes. Whitehorse, Yukon: Dept. of Environment, 2018. SH224.Y8.A5 2018

Foster, David. Blisters and bliss: A trekker's guide to the West Coast Trail. Victoria, BC: B & B Publishing, c2018. GV199.44.C22 V346 2018

Vallier, Claude. Haines Pass backcountry skiing. Whitehorse: Claude Vallier, 2015. GV854.9.V35 2015

Vallier, Claude. White Pass backcountry skiing. Whitehorse: Claude Vallier, 2012. GV854.9.V36 2012

Webster, Len and Harris Cox. Teslin River Guide: Johnsons Crossing to Carmacks. Whitehorse, Y.T.: Sea to Sky Wilderness Adventures, 2017. GV776.15.Y8.W43 2017


Nelson, Gordon. The magnificent Nahanni: the struggle to protect a wild place. Regina, Saskatchewan: University of Regina Press, 2017. FC4163.N34.N44 2017

Wong, Carmen. Status of ecological integrity in Kluane National Park and Reserve 2017: technical compendium to the State of the Park Report version 2.0. Whitehorse: Parks Canada, Kluane National Park and Reserve; 2017. FC4014.K58.C3216 2017


Harris, Stuart. Geocryology: characteristics and use of frozen ground and permafrost landforms. London, England: CRC Press, 2017. GB641.H37 2017

Hughes, Daniel. Detecting spatial variation in hydrology and carbon export across a lake-rich permafrost landscape, Old Crow Flats, Yukon. Ottawa: Brock University, 2018. GB648.15.H84 2018


Brian W. Coad, editor. Marine fishes of Arctic Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017. QL626.M37 2017

Drukis, Shailyn K. Wildlife in cumulative effects assessment: assessing needs and processes in southwest Yukon. [Waterloo, ON] : Wilfrid Laurier University, 2017. TD194.68.Y8.D7 2017

Madsen, Kirsten. Project caribou: an educator's guide to wild caribou of North America. Whitehorse: Department of Environment, 2018. QL737.U55.M35 2018

Reducing wildlife conflict with electric fencing: a beginner's guide. Whitehorse: Environment Yukon, 2018. S790.3.R43 2018

Workplace Resources

A guide to the Project management body of knowledge (Pmbok guide). Newtown Square, Pa.: Project Management Institute, c2017. HD69.P75.G845

Arbinger Institute. The outward mindset: seeing beyond ourselves: how to change lives and transform organizations. Oakland, CA: Berrett-Koehler, c2016. HD58.7.O88 2016

Brown, C. Brene. The gifts of imperfection: let go of who you think you're supposed to be and embrace who you are. Center City, Minnesota: Hazelden, 2010. BF575.S37.B76 2010

Buckingham, Marcus. StandOut 2.0: assess your strengths, find your edge, win at work. Boston, Massachusetts: Harvard Business Review Press, 2015. HF5549.5.M63.B833 2015

Coyle, Daniel. The culture code: the secrets of highly successful groups. New York; Bantam Books, 2018. HD66.C67 2018

David, Susan. Emotional agility: get unstuck, embrace change, and thrive in work and life. New York: Avery, 2016. BF335.D38 2016

Dess, Gregory et al. Strategic management: creating competitive advantages. Whitby, Ontario: McGraw Hill-Ryerson, 2015. HD30.28.D48 2015

Duhigg, Charles. Smarter faster better: the transformative power of real productivity. Anchor Canada, 2016. BF637.S8.D84 2016

For your improvement: competencies development guide. [Minneapolis, MN?]: Korn Ferry, c2017. HD57.7.F93 2017

Graham, Andrew. Canadian public-sector financial management. Kingston, ON, Canada: School of Policy Studies, Queen's University. HJ9921.G73 2014

Hari, Johann. Lost connections: uncovering the real causes of depression – and the unexpected solutions. New York: Bloomsbury, 2018. RC537.H37 2018

Kaplan Thaler, Linda and Robin Koval. The power of nice: how to conquer the business world with kindness. New York: Doubleday, 2006. HD57.7.K367 2006

Magretta, Joan. Understanding Michael Porter: the essential guide to competition and strategy. Boston, Massachusetts: Harvard Business Review Press, 2012. HD41.P6776 2012

McGrath, Rita Gunther. The end of competitive advantage: how to keep your strategy moving as fast as your business. Boston, Massachusetts: Harvard Business Review Press, 2013. HD30.28.M38378 2013

Mitchell, Barbara and Cornelia Gamlem. The conflict resolution phrase book: 2,000+ phrases for any HR professional, manager, business owner, or anyone who has to deal with difficult workplace situations. Wayne, NJ: Career Press, 2017. HM136.M58 2017

Roe, Kevin. Leadership: practice and perspectives. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. HD57.7.R64 2017

Siegel, Daniel J. Mindsight: the new science of personal transformation. New York: Bantam Books, 2010. RC489.M53.S54 2010

Sinek, Simon. Start with why: how great leaders inspire everyone to take action. New York: Portfolio/Penguin, 2011. HD57.7.S55 2011

Van der Kolk, Bessel A. The body keeps the score: brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma. New York: Viking, 2014. RC552.P67.V355 2014

Willink, Jocko. Extreme ownership: how U.S. Navy SEALs lead and win. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2015. DS79.764.A63 W55 2015