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Library resources for research and study in Geography
Last Updated: Oct 27, 2014 URL: http://libguides.uhcl.edu/GEOG Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail AlertsShareThis

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Key Resources for Geography

If you're not sure where to begin or can’t access a library resource, please contact us. Call 281-283-3910, or see Ask a Librarian for advice on the best resources for your needs.

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    (1800's- ) Selected full text journals with some books, reports, conference proceedings, historical documents, etc.
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    Selected full text of scholarly, government and general-interest titles. Includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
  • JSTOR
    Full text of journal back files, usually from the first issue to 2 - 5 years ago. Coverage includes 117 journal titles in humanities, social sciences, statistics, and mathematics.
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cat or cats or feline*  [finds cat, cats, feline, or felines]

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dogs and obedience training  [finds both terms]

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toys not poodles  [excludes records that include poodles]

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