Articles & Databases


Key Resources in Geography

GeoRef
From the American Geological Institute, GeoRef provides citations and abstracts for scholarly literature in geology and geosciences. [More about GeoRef] 

Human Relations Area Files (World Cultures)
Provides online access to currently produced annual installments from Human Relations Area Files, Inc. [More about Human Relations Area Files (World Cultures)] 
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Additional Resources in Geography

Background Notes/Country Fact Sheets from the U.S. Department of State
Similar to the CIA Country Fact sheets this database from the U.S. Department of State specifically concentrates on U.S. Bilateral Relations. [More about Background Notes/Country Fact Sheets from the U.S. Department of State] 

Bear River Watershed Digital Collection
This USU digital collection includes photos, maps, diaries, papers, and reports about the geography, history, and development of the Bear River Watershed. [More about Bear River Watershed Digital Collection] Also known as: Bear River Watershed Historical Digital Collection 

Encyclopedia of Earth
An encyclopedia covering topics relating to the earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. [More about Encyclopedia of Earth] 

Historical Atlases Online
Collection of historical atlases from around the world. [More about Historical Atlases Online] 

JSTOR
Multidisciplinary journal collection, including the social sciences, humanities, and sciences. [More about JSTOR] 

National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS)
Aggregate census data and GIS-compatible boundary files for the United States between 1790 and 2010. [More about National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS)] Users must register in order to download data (registration is free).

OECD Factbook
Statistics related to the economic, social, and environmental trends in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) 34 member countries. [More about OECD Factbook] 

Sustainability Science Abstracts
A database including scholarly research on natural resources management, sustainable development and related topics. [More about Sustainability Science Abstracts ] Formerly Human Population & Natural Resource Management

World Factbook - CIA
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. [More about World Factbook - CIA]