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General sources that cover Geography
Core sources for Geography
Conference Papers Index (CSA) | | 1982- |
Click the link above, then Alphabetical List, either Quick Search or Advanced Search, and finally select this title from the list. Updated bimonthly, CPI provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world. It includes complete ordering information to obtain preprints, abstracts, proceedings and other publications derived from the conference, together with title and author information needed to track the specific papers.
General Science Full Text (Wilson Web) | | 1984- |
To search only this database, click General Science (GS) in the Subject Area menu of Wilson Web's OmniFile Full Text Mega. It is less specialized than Applied Science and Technology Full Text and covers astronomy, atmospheric science, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, earth science, environment, food, genetics, health, mathematics, medicine, microbiology, nutrition, oceanography, physics, physiology, and zoology.
Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names | |
Produced by the J. Paul Getty Trust, this structured vocabulary was developed primarily for the field of art history but has the potential for wide applications related to disciplines such as archeology, history, and geography.
JSTOR | | date varies |
JSTOR offers full-text online access to back issues of more than 100 scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Issues are entered online after having been published for 2-5 years. The entire printed matter of the journal as published is included, and coverage for most titles begins with their starting numbers. Adobe Acrobat Reader is necessary to view and print from JSTOR.
MAS Ultra - School Edition|
Designed specifically for high school libraries, provides full text from more than 550 popular general interest and current events publications covering general reference, health, science, and other areas, with information dating as far back as 1975 for key magazines. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 650 titles. Every full text article is assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). This database also includes more than 3,000 charts, tables and graphs; 5,000 full text Magill Book Reviews; more than 500 health and science-related full text pamphlets; coverage of 339 reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts) and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps & flags.
Nature | |
Nature is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions. Nature also provides rapid, authoritative, insightful and arresting news and interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public.
Omni Gazetteer - Web | |
This electronic edition of the Omni Gazetteer of the United States of America provides place names for the United States and its territories.
Index | | 1986-2000 |
This website is a searchable and browsable database that contains over 42,000 abstracts of demographic literature published in Population Index. It provides access to monographs, articles and other serials, working papers, doctoral dissertations, machine-readable data files, as well as relevant acquisitions lists and bibliographies for topics such as
rates of fertility, mortality, population size and growth, migration, marriage and the family, research methodology, projections, and demographic and economic interrelations.
ScienceDirect | | date varies |
ScienceDirect offers full-text access to over 1 million articles in broad collections of primary journal literature. The heart of this database is the Elsevier Science collection, which comprises 1,100 journals. It covers chemistry, materials science, engineering & technology, environmental science, economics, business & management science, neurosciences, pharmacology & toxicology, physics, mathematics & computer science, earth sciences, social sciences, biochemistry, microbiology & immunology, biological sciences, and clinical medicine.
Science Resource Center|
Researching science topics has never been easier -- with Science Resource Center, thousands of topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures and illustrations are just a few clicks away and the latest scientific developments are covered in articles from over 200 magazines and academic journals and links to quality web sites. The database covers curriculum-related science topics and offers teachers an easy-to-use tool to identify content directly correlated to state and national standards.
Science's Next Wave | | current |
The Next Wave is published by Science magazine and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Not-for-profit, this weekly online publication covers scientific training, career development, and the science job market.
Web of Science (ISI Citation Databases) | |1982- |
The Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, and Social Science Citation Index make up the Web of Science system, which collectively indexes more than 8,000 peer-reviewed journals cover-to-cover. It provides users with complete bibliographic data, searchable author abstracts when available, and cited references from the world's most influential journals.