Welcome! This guide lists some of the best resources for getting started with research in Geography. You'll find information about books, article/research databases, journals, websites and more.
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- CIA World Factbook
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
- Access World News
Find information on a wide breadth of topics from a variety of news media including newspapers, newswires, periodicals, blogs, videos and web-only content including the Las Vegas Review Journal, Financial Times (London), San Francisco Chronicle, and USA Today.
Search or browse over 2,200 historic newspapers. 1759- present. Includes the following Nevada newspapers: Daily Nevada State Journal, Nevada State Journal, Nevada Evening Gazette, Reno Evening Gazette, Reno Evening News, Weekly Gazette And Stockman, Weekly Nevada State Journal, Weekly Reno Gazette.
- ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
A comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses. It includes 2.4 million dissertation and theses citations from around the world from 1861 to the present day together with 1 million full-text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full-text coverage for older graduate works.