Geography Resources (all)
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Articles (from journals)
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Indexes and abstracts journal articles relevant to all aspects of agriculture. [more info]
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Indexes and abstracts journal articles, conference proceedings, reports, books and government... [more info]
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Indexes publications on all subjects that relate to contemporary public issues.  Includes PAIS Archive. [more info]
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Index and full-text source for scholarly journals and magazines ... [more info]
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Countries & Regional Information
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Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, and geography for 266 world entities.  Includes photos, maps, and flags. The Factbook is in the public domain. [more info]
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Statistical database offering demographic, economic, and government information... [more info]
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The County and City Data Book is the most comprehensive source of information about the individual counties and cities in the United States. It includes data for all U.S. states, counties, and cities with a population of 25,000 or more. [more info]
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This resource will cease as of 12/31/2014. A cross-cultural database that contains over 350,000 pages of information on all aspects of cultural and social life.  Check out these online tutorials for a quick introduction to eHRAF. [more info]
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Current News / Controversies
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Full text reports on current and controversial issues in U.S. politics, health care, education, economics... [more info]
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Government Information
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Statistical data on agriculture in the United States... [more info]
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Europa World provides the latest information covering political elections, country profiles, and industry statistics.... [more info]
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Industry Information
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IBISWorld is a collection of Industry Market Research reports of over 700 United States industries. Now includes access to US Specialized Industry Reports. [more info]
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Mergent Online contains U.S. and international publicly-held company data and reports. Now incorporates Mergent Horizon; use the top level tabs to find Horizon data. For a Quick Tips user guide, click here[more info]
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Maps and Atlases
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Download free topographical maps as PDF files. [more info]
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View digital maps of Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia.  These maps were digitized from the fire insurance maps of the Sanborn Map Company.  Click here for a map legend that provides symbols and a glossary of terms used in this map collection. [more info]
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The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North and South America maps and other cartographic materials.  Images available for certain uses (such as attribution) under the Creative Commons license. [more info]
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50,000 Historical maps from within the U.S. Congressional Serial Set.
 
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News Articles
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Provides full-text for over 600 U.S. and over 700 international news sources. [more info]
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Reference Information
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The Encyclopedia of Geographic Information Science covers the essence of this exciting, new, and expanding field in an easily understood but richly detailed style... [more info]
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With more than 300 entries written by an international team of leading authorities in the field, the Encyclopedia of Human Geography offers a comprehensive overview of the major ideas, concepts, terms, and approaches that characterize a notoriously diverse field... [more info]
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These three volumes include more than 750 articles that explore major topics related to global warming and climate change... [more info]
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The 300 authoritative articles in this unique and wide-ranging encyclopedia investigate all types of phenomena that change life on Earth... [more info]
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Reports & Proceedings
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Indexes and abstracts journal articles, conference proceedings, reports, books and government... [more info]
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Full text reports on current and controversial issues in U.S. politics, health care, education, economics... [more info]
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Statistics & Datasets
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Statistical data on agriculture in the United States... [more info]
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Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, and geography for 266 world entities.  Includes photos, maps, and flags. The Factbook is in the public domain. [more info]
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Statistical database offering demographic, economic, and government information... [more info]
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Gapminder World 2006 presents statistical data in a unique and visually appealing way. Graphs are created using data on various countries throughout the world and are animated to show striking, visually-rich results. These results allow for easy identification of trends in the data. [more info]
 
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JMU Libraries resource
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VIVA resource
Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia
 
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