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Academic Search Premier   Full Text Icon

4,700+ full text scholarly journals covering a wide range of topics.

American Fact Finder

United States population, housing, economic, and geographic information assembled by and searchable at the U.S. Census Bureau

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online Academic  

Encyclopedia of Earth

A free electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The EoE is an expert-reviewed collection of content contributed by scholars, professionals, educators, practitioners and other experts.

USGS Board on Geographic Names

The Federal body created in 1890 and established in its present form by Public Law in 1947 to maintain uniform geographic name usage throughout the Federal Government. Official USGS names are searchable at this site.

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency GEOnet Names Server

The official repository of standard spellings of all foreign place names, sanctioned by the United States Board on Geographic Names. The database also contains variant spellings (cross-references), which are useful for finding purposes.

JSTOR Full Text Icon

Backfiles of scholarly publications including the full runs of each journal which allows viewing of the articles exactly as they appear in print.

Military & Government Collection   Full Text Icon

Full text from over 320 military and general interest publications.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context   Full Text Icon

Information on social issues, including articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary sources, and websites.

Population Index on the Web

An annotated bibliography of recently published books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on population topics. This website provides a searchable and browsable database containing 46,035 abstracts of demographic literature published in Population Index in the period 1986-2000.

Project MUSE Full Text Icon

Online access to a comprehensive selection of prestigious humanities and social sciences journals.

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