[University of South Alabama]

Geography

Selected Resources

http://library.southalabama.edu

August 2009
(251) 460-7025

The following is a basic list of library materials - see also the Geology and Maps and Mapmaking guides. Please consult a reference librarian, call 460-7025, or e-mail webref@southalabama.edu for assistance in using these materials or in locating additional information.

INDEXES AND JOURNALS

Current issues and microforms of journals are shelved alphabetically by title on 2nd Floor South. Bound volumes are in call number order on 3rd Floor South. Use subject indexes to identify specific articles and journal titles and check SOUTHcat for the library’s exact holdings and format. Use "Our Journal List" on SOUTHcat Plus to find databases with full-text for a journal title.

Academic Search Premier. On SOUTHcat Plus click Articles, Indexes, and Databases then choose EBSCO. Includes full-text for:
      
Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Australian Geographic, Canadian Geographic, Economic Geography, Geographical Journal, Geographical Review, Journal of Cultural Geography, Journal of the American Planning Association, Progess in Human Geography, Progress in Physical Geography
Academic OneFile. On SOUTHcat Plus click Articles, Indexes, Databases then choose Gale/InfoTrac.
Includes full-text for:
Cartography and Geographic Information Science, Economic Geography, Geographical, Geographical Analysis, Geographical JournalGeographical Review, Journal of Cultural Geography, National Geographic
       
 
GeoRef. On SOUTHcat Plus click Articles, Indexes, and Databases.
JSTOR. On SOUTHcat Plus click Articles, Indexes, and Databases.
Marcive. Index to Government publications. On SOUTHcat Plus click Articles, Indexes, and Databases.
ScienceDirect. On SOUTHcat Plus click Articles, Indexes, and Databases. Includes full-text for:
Geomorphology, Geography & Natural Resources, Journal of Rural Studies, Location Science, Political Geography, World Development
SocINDEX with Full Text. On SOUTHcat Plus click Articles, Indexes, and Databases.
Wiley Interscience. On SOUTHcat Plus click Articles, Indexes, and Databases.

GENERAL DICTIONARIES AND ENCYCLOPEDIAS

Dictionary of Geography. Reference G 63 .D538 1999
Merriam-Webster’s Geographical Dictionary. Ready Reference G 103.5 .W42 1997
National Geographic Desk Reference. Reference G 123 .N38 1999
Student's Companion to Geography. Bookstacks G 116 .S78 2003
World Geographical Encyclopedia. Reference G 63 .E5213 1995
Regional Surveys of the World:
Africa South of the Sahara. Reference DT 351 .A37 2005
Central and South-Eastern Europe. Reference HC 244 .A1 C46 2004
Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia. Reference HC 244 .A1 E293 2004
Far East and Australasia. Reference DS 5 .F3 2005
Middle East and North Africa. Reference DS 49 .M5 2005
South America, Central America and the Caribbean. Reference F 1406.5 .S68 2005
South Asia. Reference DS 331 .S647 2005
USA and Canada. Reference E 838 .U83 2004
Western Europe. Reference HC 240 .A1 W47 2004
 

HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

Atlas of Alabama Counties. Ready Reference HA 226 .A75 2002
Atlas of the Real World: Mapping the Way We Live. Ready Reference G 123 .C46 2008
Atlas of Global Development. Reference G 1046 .G1 I5 [2009]
CIA World Factbook. Ready Reference G 123 .C46
Companion Encyclopedia of Geography: The Environment and Humankind.
Bookshelves G 116 .C645 1996
Dictionary of Human Geography. Reference GF 4 .D52 1994
Encyclopedia of Rural America: The Land and People
. Reference E 169.12 .E5 1997
Foreign Country Studies. Documents GP 3.22/2:166/[latest]
Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia. Ready Reference G 103.5 .G36 2003
Handbook of Cultural Geography. Bookstacks GF 31 .H29 2003
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Mankind. Reference GN 307 .I44 1990
Macmillan Color Atlas of the States. Atlas Counter/Reference G 1200 .M4 1996
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations. Reference G 63 .W67 2001

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

Atlas of Global Change. Reference GE 149 .G4813 1998
Atlas of the Great Caves of the World. Reference GB 601 .A8813 1989
Deserts: The Encroaching Wilderness. Reference GB 611 .D48 1993
Dictionary of Concepts in Physical Geography. Reference GB 10 .H82 1988
Reading the Earth: Landforms in the Making. Bookshelves GB 401.5 .W92 1999
Rivers of the United States. Reference GB 1215 .P29 1994

GAZETTEERS

American Places Dictionary. Reference E 154 .A48 1994
Chambers World Gazetteer. Reference G 103.5 .C44 1988
Cambridge Gazetteer of the United States and Canada: A Dictionary of Places.
Reference E 154 .C36 1995
Columbia Gazetteer of the World. Atlas Counter/Reference G 103.5 .C65 1998
Countries and Islands of the World. Reference G 103.5 .W54 [1981]
Place Names in Alabama. Reference F 324 .F67 1989
Placenames of the World. Reference G 105 .R66 1997

ATLASES

Atlas of the Middle East. Reference G 2205 .N34 2008
Atlas of Exploration. Atlas Counter/Reference G 1036 .S12 R6 1997
Atlas of World Geography. Reference G 1021 .R164 2003
Book of the World. Atlas Counter/Reference G 1021 .K3842 1999
Geography on File. Reference G 1021 .F25 [1994]
Harper Atlas of World History. Reference G 1030 .G68513 1987
Historical Atlas of Alabama. Reference G 1340 .H57 [latest]
National Geographic Atlas of the World. Atlas Counter/Reference G 1021 .N38 2005
Penguin Atlas of Diasporas. Reference GN 370 .C43 1995
Rand McNally Premier World Atlas. Reference G 1021 .R45 1997

INTERNET

Geographic Names Information System.
http://geonames.usgs.gov/
Internet Resources for Geographers.
http://www.colorado.edu/geography/virtdept/resources/contents.htm
Earth Sciences Internet Resources.
http://www.southalabama.edu/univlib/picks/geolgeog.htm

SUGGESTIONS FOR LOCATING ADDITIONAL MATERIAL IN USA CATALOG

Try Subject searches: Try Keyword searches:
economic geography geography and cultur?
geographers "area studies"
human geography "geographic information systems"
historical geography alabama and atlas
atlases surveying
national parks and reserves "wilderness area?"

 

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