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Elko, NV 89801
775-753-2222

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Geography Subject Guide

Subject guides are created by Great Basin College Librarians to assist you! These guides provide helpful resources and tutorials to help you succeed in finding credible resources.

Databases  

EBSCO

To find peer-reviewed articles in EBSCO, remember to refine your search results to peer-reviewed articles. To do this, check the box labeled "Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals located in the "Limit your Results" search category. If you need more assistance, please watch the Peer Reviewed Articles Tutorial.

JSTOR

This database is unique because the complete archives of core scholarly journals have been digitized, starting with the very first issues, many of which date from the 1800's. New titles and fields are being added regularly. Scholarly journal archive - it is NOT a current issue database. If you need more assistance, please watch the Peer Reviewed Articles Tutorial.

ProQuest

To find peer-reviewed articles in ProQuest, remember to refine your search results to peer-reviewed articles. To do this, check the box labeled "Peer reviewed" located under the "limit to" search category. If you need more assistance, please watch the Peer Reviewed Articles Tutorial.

 

Websites

American Fact Finder

U.S. Census Bureau information on geographic data.

CIA World Factbook

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.

Country Studies - Library of Congress

Description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.

ePodunk

ePodunk provides in-depth information about more than 46,000 communities around the country, from Manhattan to Los Angeles, Pottstown to Podunk." Includes links, demographics, statistics, etc.

Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Gives background, location and information on geographic names and places.

National Atlas

Interactive map of the United States.

 

For More Information Contact

Great Basin College Library
McMullen Hall
1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801
775-753-2222

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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