Geography Subject Gateway

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Article Databases (14 items)

Use these searching tools to identify articles in journals, newspapers, and other sources. All the databases provide citations to the material, many provide abstracts and many provide access to the full-text of the articles.

Off-campus access to most of these resources will require you to validate with your 14-digit library bar code. It's the number printed on your TU OneCard. Don't have your 14-digit library bar code handy? Click the button below, then enter your TU username and password and we'll show it to you:

 This link goes to an external site. All links below lead to external sites.

Major Databases
· A to Z Maps Online About
· CRCnetBASE About
· Early Encounters in North America About
· Encyclopedia of the Earth About
· GeoRef About
· JSTOR About
· ScienceDirect About
· Social Sciences Citation Index 1995- / Web of Science About
Other Databases:
· Academic Search [Ebsco] About
· ebrary Academic Complete About
· IngentaConnect About
· Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History About
Other Electronic Resources:
· National Library of the Environment About
· NetLibrary About

Web Sites (23 items)

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· AgNIC - Sponsored by the National Agricultural Library, the Agricultural Information Network (AgNIC) allows searching across several institutions for agricultural information.
· Color Landform Atlas of the United States
· Ecoregions of the United States - Mapping information to be used in the proposed National Interagency Ecoregion-Based Ecological Assessments.
· FAO Global Climate Maps
· Federal Geographic Data Committee - The Federal Geographic Data Committee coordinates the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure). The site features a meta-search engine for maps and geospatial data.
· Geodata.gov - A web-based portal for one-stop access to maps, data and other geospatial services from a partnership of 10 federal agencies and seven intergovernmental councils.
· Geographic Names Information System - Information about almost 2 million physical and cultural geographic features in the United States, with connections for retrieval of topographic maps.
· History of Cartography: Gateway to the Subject
· Internet Resources for Geographers
· NASA Global Change Master Directory - A comprehensive source of Earth science data and services, with broad coverage of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, oceans, solid earth, and biosphere.
· National Atlas of the United States - An online atlas of the natural and sociocultural landscape of the United States, including the option to create user-generated multi-media maps.
· National Geographic Map Machine
· National Imagery and Mapping Agency - Provides access to information for mapping, charting, and geodesy.
· National Park Service - Central page for Park Service programs in support of history, air pollution, and environmental preservation.
· Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection (UT at Austin)
· Terraserver Tutorial
· Terraserver-USA
· U.S. Census Bureau - The primary statistical agency of the Federal Government, with substantial data on the economy, society, and population of the United States, for local, state and national levels.
· U.S. Gazetteer - The Census Bureau's online atlas of demographic data from the 1990 Census, with technical documentation and updates.
· United Nations Atlas of the Oceans - An Internet portal for information pertaining to sustainable development of the oceans. News, databases, policy briefs, and reference for policy-makers, students and general interest users.
· USGS National Mapping Information - Source of online mapping products, and finding aids to print maps from the US Geological Survey.
· UVA Geospatial & Statistical Data Center - Statistical data from the federal government, including the Historical Census web site, National Income and Product Accounts, export and import history, and state personal income.
· WHO Communicable Disease Surveillance & Response - Medical Geography.

Selected Journals (17 items)

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· Annals of the Association of American Geographers
· Canadian Geographer
· China Quarterly
· Environment and Behavior
· Environment and Planning A
· Geographical Analysis
· Geographical Journal
· Journal of Biogeography
· Journal of Regional Science
· Pacific Affairs
· Physical Geography
· Professional Geographer
· Progress in Human Geography
· Research in Contemporary and Applied Geography
· Social Problems
· Urban Affairs Review
· Urban Studies

To identify other journals available at Cook Library, you may search our list of print and electronic journals.

Subject Guide: Geography / Albert S. Cook Library
http://cooklibrary.towson.edu/getResourcesBySubject.cfm?subjectID=25
Last revised: July 16, 2012

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