GEOGRAPHIC SOURCES<br />By Caris O’Malley & Carmella Dillman<br />
GEOGRAPHIC SOURCESAN INTRODUCTION<br />Geography is a very diverse field<br />Storage Issues <br />Uses<br />Current Event...
MAPS<br /><ul><li>Larger scale
Variety of features
Widespread </li></ul>availability<br />http://www.mapquest.com<br />http://edc2.usgs.gov/pubslists/<br />  factsheets/fs01...
ONLINE & ELECTRONICSOURCES<br /><ul><li>CD-ROMs
Internet based programs
Google, MapQuest, USGS, EPA
Odden’s Bookmarks </li></ul>Above photo from: www.google.com<br />
ATLASES<br />General World Atlases<br />Historical Atlases<br />Thematic Atlases<br />Photo from: www.amazon.com<br />Phot...
GENERALWORLD ATLASES<br /><ul><li>Times Atlas of the World
Other Notable World Atlases:
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  1. 1. GEOGRAPHIC SOURCES<br />By Caris O’Malley & Carmella Dillman<br />
  2. 2. GEOGRAPHIC SOURCESAN INTRODUCTION<br />Geography is a very diverse field<br />Storage Issues <br />Uses<br />Current Events<br />Recreation<br />Business<br />Historical<br />Evaluation<br />http://www.infoplease.com/atlas/<br />
  3. 3. MAPS<br /><ul><li>Larger scale
  4. 4. Variety of features
  5. 5. Widespread </li></ul>availability<br />http://www.mapquest.com<br />http://edc2.usgs.gov/pubslists/<br /> factsheets/fs01502.pdf<br />
  6. 6. ONLINE & ELECTRONICSOURCES<br /><ul><li>CD-ROMs
  7. 7. Internet based programs
  8. 8. Google, MapQuest, USGS, EPA
  9. 9. Odden’s Bookmarks </li></ul>Above photo from: www.google.com<br />
  10. 10. ATLASES<br />General World Atlases<br />Historical Atlases<br />Thematic Atlases<br />Photo from: www.amazon.com<br />Photo from: www.barnesandnoble.com<br />
  11. 11. GENERALWORLD ATLASES<br /><ul><li>Times Atlas of the World
  12. 12. Other Notable World Atlases:
  13. 13. Hammond Atlas of the World
  14. 14. Rand McNally’s New International Atlas
  15. 15. Atlas of the World by Oxford Universal Press</li></ul>Photos from:<br />www.barnes<br />andnoble.com<br />
  16. 16. Photos from:<br />www.barnesandnoble.com<br />HISTORICAL ATLASES<br /><ul><li>The Times Atlas of World History
  17. 17. Historical Atlas of the United States
  18. 18. Kenneth Martis’s Historical Atlas of Political Parties
  19. 19. Historical Atlas of Canada
  20. 20. And more…</li></li></ul><li>THEMATIC ATLASES<br /><ul><li>National Atlas of the USA
  21. 21. Rand McNally Road Atlas
  22. 22. National Geographic Road Atlas
  23. 23. Atlas of the 2000 Census
  24. 24. Atlas of North America
  25. 25. And More…</li></ul>Above photos from: <br />www.barnesand<br />noble.com<br />
  26. 26. <ul><li>Usually located in an appendix of an atlas
  27. 27. Locational
  28. 28. Descriptive
  29. 29. Columbia-Lippincott Gazetteer of the World
  30. 30. Columbia Gazetteer of the World
  31. 31. National Gazetteer of the USA by the U.S. Geological Survey</li></ul>GAZETTEERS<br />Above photos from: <br />www.barnesandnoble.com<br />
  32. 32. TRAVEL GUIDES<br />Many varieties and topics to choose from<br />Business Travelers<br />Literary Travel Books<br />Electronic Travel Guides<br />Specialized Travelers<br />Museums<br />Cathedrals<br />Pubs<br />Popular Annuals<br />Fodor<br />Frommer<br />Birnbaum<br />Above photos from:<br />http://www.lonelyplanet.com/us<br />
  33. 33. OTHER SOURCES<br /><ul><li>Geographic Dictionaries
  34. 34. The Weather Almanac
  35. 35. MAPS-LListserve</li></ul>Above photo from: <br />www.barnesandnoble.com<br />http://www.epa.gov/emefdata/em4ef.home<br />http://www.indo.com/distance/<br />
  36. 36. GEOGRAPHIC SOURCES IN THE LIBRARY<br />Importance of the reference interview<br />“Sliding-Scale” concept<br />Issues regarding reference questions that involve Geographic Sources<br />Importance of knowing the various Internet sources<br />

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