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Geography - Online Databases

Academic Search Complete

Subject: Multidisplinary
Content : Full text to more than 8,000 periodicals, including more than 6,000 peer-reviewed journals, across a broad range of subject areas including the social sciences and the humanities

Short online tutorial on using this database


ACM Digital Library

Subject: Computer Science
Content: Full text to most of the Association for Computing Machinery articles and transactions

Business Source Complete

Subject: Business, Sociology, Law, Administration
Content: Full text access to over 3,500 journals covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, human resources, marketing, psychology and sociology

Short online tutorial on using this database


Subject: Geography, Science
Content: Established by the American Geological Institute (AGI) in 1966, GeoRef is AGI's most comprehensive geosciences database with worldwide coverage growing by more than 100,000 references a year. The database contains over 3 million references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses

Geoscience World

Subject: Geography, Science
Content: Full text of journals in the area of geosciences

Google Scholar

Subject: Multidisciplinary
Content: Google Scholar enables you to search for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. The service can be used to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web.


Subject: Social Sciences
Content: A research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources. Consists of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports.


Subject: History, Politics, Philosophy, Education, Social Sciences
Content: An archive of the full text of nearly 1,800 of the core research journals in the fields of humanities, social sciences and science. Current journal issues are not included.

OSI Historical Mapping

Subject: Reference, Arts & Humanities
Content: A comprehensive archive of Ireland's ordnance survey maps from 1829-1913


Subject: Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Electronics, Social Science, Humanities
Content: The full text of more than 1,200 Elsevier Science journals in the life, physical, medical, technical, and social sciences.



Subject: All subjects
Content: Full text of nearly 2000 journals from Springer-Verlag

Web of Science

Subject: Multidisciplinary, Science, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities
Content: A multi-disciplinary citation database covering over 10,000 of the world's highest impact research journals. It consists of the three databases: the Science Citation Index Expanded (1945-present), the Social Sciences Citation Index (1956-present) and Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975-present).). It also provides cited reference searching.

Wiley Online Library

Subject: Multidisciplinary, Science, Informatics, Engineering, Business, Social Sciences
Content: Summaries of journal articles

Wilson Omnifile - (OmniFILE Full Text Mega)

Subject: Multidisciplinary
Content: With the full text of articles from over 2,500 publications, and indexing and abstracts from nearly 3,600 publications, this database provides invaluable support for research in all core undergraduate subjects and for cross-disciplinary work.

World Development Indicators

Subject: Business
Content: A comprehensive database of development information covering more than 600 indicators from over 200 countries, and 18 regional and income groups. The extensive collection includes data on population, income, social, economic, financial, natural resources and environmental indicators from 1960 onwards.


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