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Applied Disaster and Emergency Studies: Home

This is a guide to ADES resources available through the library and the open web.


What's in this Library Guide

The Tab for Books provides links to BU databases to locate books. The Tab for Journal & Newspaper Articles provides links to BU databases to locate journal and newspaper articles.

The other Tabs in this Guide are content specific and offer some online suggestions for information on other topics. There may be some overlap among these Tabs.

If you would like more assistance locating resources for your research, there are several ways to get help in the Library: come visit us in person, email us, use our Chat service (visible on the Brandon University Library homepage), use our Make a Research Appointment link, or phone us to arrange an appointment. My Contact information is on the right side of this page.


The library has over 600 books on disasters, hazards, and emergency management that support ADES research. There are also several excellent academic journals of particular interest that are available through the library system including:

Australian Journal of Emergency Management


Disaster Management & Response (2003-2007)

Environmental Hazards: Human and Policy Dimensions

International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection

International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction

International Journal of Disaster Risk Science

International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters

Journal of Business Continuity & Emergency Planning

Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management

Journal of Disaster Research

Journal of Emergency Management

Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Journal of Natural Disaster Science

Natural Hazards

Natural Hazards Review

Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences

Natural Hazards Observer

Prehospital and Disaster Medicine 

Risk, Hazards & Crisis in Public Policy

Science of Tsunami Hazards

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