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Top resources for Geography

GEOBASE
Search for journal articles in human and physical geography, earth sciences, ecology, geology, and environmental sciences.

Scopus
Search for journal articles, conference proceedings, and other resources in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. Can also be used for cited reference searches, citation analysis of research, and searching by affiliation.

Web of Science
A major multidisciplinary academic database: search for journal articles, citation counts, journal impact factors, and more across disciplines.

Environment Complete
Search for academic journal articles in the area of environmental studies in this database.

Books
Find print and online books in the Library Catalogue.

    Research guides for specific courses

    New Geography books