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Sources in geography

This guide lists a selection of the more important sources of information on Geography available at Concordia Library. It includes material held in the Webster Library on the Sir George Williams Downtown Campus, the Vanier Library (VAN) on the Loyola Campus and/or available online. Most materials are located in the Reference area (REF) or electronically. This is not a complete list. Additional resources may be found by searching the Sofia Discovery tool.

Article Databases

Major Databases

  • Geobase
    Citations with abstracts to literature in physical and human geography, geology, mineralogy, ecology and development studies. Integrates the content of several print indexes, including Geographical Abstracts and Ecological Abstracts.
  • Web of Science
    Citation index to the social sciences and sciences.
  • Scopus
    Citation index to the social sciences and sciences.

Databases Related to Geography

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Gazeteers - Place Name Dictionaries
Maps and Atlases

For atlases of individual countries, check SOFIA. e.g. Subject: Canada maps
For thematic atlases check SOFIA. e.g. Keyword: energy maps

Statistical Sources
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