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  • GEOGRAPHIC SOURCES
    By Caris O’Malley & Carmella Dillman
  • GEOGRAPHIC SOURCESAN INTRODUCTION
    Geography is a very diverse field
    Storage Issues
    Uses
    Current Events
    Recreation
    Business
    Historical
    Evaluation
    http://www.infoplease.com/atlas/
  • MAPS
    • Larger scale
    • Variety of features
    • Widespread
    availability
    http://www.mapquest.com
    http://edc2.usgs.gov/pubslists/
    factsheets/fs01502.pdf
  • ONLINE & ELECTRONICSOURCES
    • CD-ROMs
    • Internet based programs
    • Google, MapQuest, USGS, EPA
    • Odden’s Bookmarks
    Above photo from: www.google.com
  • ATLASES
    General World Atlases
    Historical Atlases
    Thematic Atlases
    Photo from: www.amazon.com
    Photo from: www.barnesandnoble.com
  • GENERALWORLD ATLASES
    • Times Atlas of the World
    • Other Notable World Atlases:
    • Hammond Atlas of the World
    • Rand McNally’s New International Atlas
    • Atlas of the World by Oxford Universal Press
    Photos from:
    www.barnes
    andnoble.com
  • Photos from:
    www.barnesandnoble.com
    HISTORICAL ATLASES
    • The Times Atlas of World History
    • Historical Atlas of the United States
    • Kenneth Martis’s Historical Atlas of Political Parties
    • Historical Atlas of Canada
    • And more…
  • THEMATIC ATLASES
    • National Atlas of the USA
    • Rand McNally Road Atlas
    • National Geographic Road Atlas
    • Atlas of the 2000 Census
    • Atlas of North America
    • And More…
    Above photos from:
    www.barnesand
    noble.com
    • Usually located in an appendix of an atlas
    • Locational
    • Descriptive
    • Columbia-Lippincott Gazetteer of the World
    • Columbia Gazetteer of the World
    • National Gazetteer of the USA by the U.S. Geological Survey
    GAZETTEERS
    Above photos from:
    www.barnesandnoble.com
  • TRAVEL GUIDES
    Many varieties and topics to choose from
    Business Travelers
    Literary Travel Books
    Electronic Travel Guides
    Specialized Travelers
    Museums
    Cathedrals
    Pubs
    Popular Annuals
    Fodor
    Frommer
    Birnbaum
    Above photos from:
    http://www.lonelyplanet.com/us
  • OTHER SOURCES
    • Geographic Dictionaries
    • The Weather Almanac
    • MAPS-LListserve
    Above photo from:
    www.barnesandnoble.com
    http://www.epa.gov/emefdata/em4ef.home
    http://www.indo.com/distance/
  • GEOGRAPHIC SOURCES IN THE LIBRARY
    Importance of the reference interview
    “Sliding-Scale” concept
    Issues regarding reference questions that involve Geographic Sources
    Importance of knowing the various Internet sources