Geography: Get Started

Guide to research in geography.

In this Guide

This guide is designed to help students do research in geography and to help students and faculty discover geography resources available through the library. 

Use the tabs above to navigate through the other pages of the guide:

  • Find Books & Articles - Find books and articles in geography available through the library and beyond.
  • GIS & Visualization - Sources on the web and in the library related to GIS and data visualization. Includes a lot of data resources.
  • Portland/Oregon Data - Useful sources for Portland or Oregon research.
  • Maps - Local, state, and national map sources.
  • Cite Sources - Tips and tools for citing sources and avoiding plagiarism.
  • Get Help - Get help from a librarian 24x7, get support from a tutor, or find a handout or tutorial to help you with your research.
 

Map c1577 by John Beswick on Flickr
Map c1577 by John Beswick. Used under CC BY.

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Find Articles

Search these databases to find articles on topics related to geography. I would also suggest looking at the full list of library databases, as geographical research can be multidisciplinary. Some research projects might require searching areas such as geology, environmental science, history, sociology, and anthropology.

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