Physical Geography Information Resources

If you need help, please contact Andre Iwanchuk, Liaison Librarian at 778.782.9704 or aiwanchu@sfu.ca or Ask a librarian.

 

 

Help with course assignments

Check the main Geography resource page for links to library research guides prepared for specific courses.

Journal articles

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Use these indexes to locate journal articles on your topic. Note: other indexes may be useful for your topic - Ask a librarian for help in choosing the best index for your topic.

Top Resources

GEOBASE

Index covering all aspects of geography. The first place to look for any Geography topic.

GeoRef

Covers all aspects of Earth Sciences.

GEOSCAN

Geology, Earth Sciences, publications from Geological Survey of Canada

Geodok

Covers all aspects of Geography in English, French and German.

Online Geographical Bibliography

Additions to the research catalogue of the American Geographical Society Collection of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Web of Science

A combined search of all of the Web of Science Citation indexes.

Definitions

Background information and quick facts

Electronic textbooks and curriculum material

Statistics and data

For more information on statistical sources, see Finding Statistics Canada Publications and Statistics - BC.

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Maps

Detailed instructions for finding maps at SFU Library are in the Geography - Finding Maps and Atlases guide. See the Map Collection guide for more complete information about map resources at SFU Library. The SFU Library collection also includes atlases, sheet maps, digital maps, air photos and gazeteers.

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Electronic journals

The Electronic Journals Database provides access to fulltext of electronic journals available to SFU Library users, on the web and through selected periodical indexes.

Associations and organizations

Government information

British Columbia

Canada

United States

For information on additional government sources, see Government Resources web page.

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Directories of web sites

Comprehensive

Specific topics

Style guides and writing guides

Related SFU research guides

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