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Geography: Databases

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databases - the best for starters

  • Academic Search Complete -- Huge academic database covering many disciplines, including Geography. Many of the articles are full-text. The database is updated daily.
  • JSTOR -- JSTOR is the "scholarly journal archive." All articles from scholarly journals are full-text. They are not available up to the current issue, but go back all the way to the first issue of each journal included in JSTOR.
  • Science Direct  - Premier science, technology, medicine database. Excellent resource for scientific applications of geography.
  • SciFinder - Chemical Abstract Service’s database. Excellent resource for scientific directions, such as e.g. remote sensing and environmental geography.
  • SIRS Researcher – Full-text articles on many topics, including many aspects of geography.
  • Credo Reference – database of online scholarly encyclopedias. Great starting point.