More books about geography and related topics can be found using the Library's catalog
|Atlas of the World
||REF G 1021. G 4125 2007
|Columbia Gazetteer of the World
||REF G 103.5 C 645 2008
|Companion Encyclopedia of Geography: From Local to Global
||REF G 116. C 645 2007
|Dictionary of Geography
|Encyclopedia of Human Geography
||REF GF 4. E 54 2006
|Encyclopedia of World Geography
||REF G 63. E 556 2005
|Encyclopedic Dictionary of Physical Geography
||REF GB 10. E 53 1994
|Hammond Historical World Atlas
||REF G 1030. H 3203 2007
|Modern Geography: An Encyclopedic Survey
||REF G 63. M 57 1991
|National Geographic Almanac of Geography
||REF G 123. N 37 2005
Journal ArticlesAmerica: History and Life
This database contains articles on American history.GeoRef
This geology database can be used to locate articles on geography, GIS, geology, hydrology,
and other earth science topics.
This database contains articles on world history from the 1400s to the present.JSTOR
This is an online journal archive that can be used to search decades of geographical
Military and Government Collection
This database focuses on articles about the military and government, as well as articles
produced by the American military and government.
This monthly newsletter contains information about and tips for using ArcGIS, the
GIS software the Library currently subscribes to. Previous issues are available.
Science.gov searches over 36 databases and 1,850 selected websites, offering 200 million
pages of authoritative U.S. government science information, including research and
This new search engine can be used to find the answers to factual questions and can
solve mathematical and engineering problems, look up materials and chemical properties,
and much more.
USGS Geography page
Maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey, this site has links to services, educational
sites, and products, dedicated to monitoring "the changes that occur on the land surface
using remote sensing, studies the connections between people and those changes, and
then provides individuals and society with information they can use to cope with the
consequences of those changes."
Maps & ImagesAtlapedia
Includes both political and physical maps for most countries in the world; the site
also provides world and continent maps.
Provides satellite imagery and maps of natural disasters, climate and climate change,
vegetation, weather, and more. Maps and images are organized by date, but the site
is also searchable. Time lapse imagery is also available.
Google Earth is a program that offers a scalable map of the entire world. Program
requires download and installation.
This site offers free downloads of TIFF images of 1:24,000 scale USGS topographical
maps of all 50 states.
This site contains thousands of links to sites on the history of cartography, map
making, map collecting, news and more.
The Map Library is a collection of free, downloadable shape files and other GIS information
for the world. More GIS data is available for Africa and Central America (including
Provides driving directions with scalable, coordinating maps.NYPL Map Warper
The NYPL Map Warper is a tool for digitally aligning ("rectifying") historical maps
from the NYPL's collections to match today's precise maps.Perry Castenada Library Map Collection, University of Texas
Site contains various regional, historical, and world maps. It includes topographical,
political, and other types of maps.
TIGER/Line (US Census Bureau)
The US Census Bureau has collected shapefiles and demographic data for the entire
United States. Files are available for download.
Site provides access to USGS 1:100,000, 1:63,360, 1:25,000, and 1:24,000 scale topographic
maps for the entire United States
Worldmapper is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each
map according to the subject of interest. There are now nearly 600 maps.