GEOG 110 Online Resources -- Fall 2000
Geography of International Conflicts focuses on contemporary cultural conflicts and competition
among nations for economic and mineral resources, treating territorial disputes from a cultural and geographic
The Cartographic Citation Guide, available from the Map and Geography Library's reference
collection (call number 016.526 C549c), provides examples of how to cite paper map resources. Guidelines for
citing electronic and print resources are available from the Reference Library's Citing Electronic and Print Resouces page.
A copy of the textbook for this course, Engaging Geopolitics, will be placed on reserve at the
Undergraduate Library Reserve Desk.
Country information from the Department of State including human and physical geography, economy,government,
Access to registered UIUC users only. Contains authoritative and informative articles on a wide range of subjects.
Can be searched by terms or phrases.
The World Factbook
Includes information on countries of the world. The content of this site focuses on current statistical data
with emphasis on economy, government, transportation, geography, and social environment. Also included are
appendices and general reference maps.
A continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the
Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. Most books in the series deal
with a particular foreign country, describing and analyzing its political, economic, social, and national
security systems and institutions, and examining the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they
are shaped by cultural factors.
Large selection of maps of countries, cities and regions of the world scanned and made available through
the Web by the Map Collection at the Perry-Casta~neda Library, University of Texas at Austin.
Online Journals and Newspapers
Other selected journals with a geography focus can be found at the Map and Geography Library's
Digital Journals page.
Washington Post International Pages
Search by country to find text of recent articles, links to Background Notes and CIA maps, and other
Web sites associated with that country.
Full-text collection of 200 newspapers and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.
Global News Bank
1,500 international sources including full-text translated broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers,
periodicals, and government documents. Also includes full-text access to recent United Nations documents and publications, including information on international
economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian issues.
For a more complete view of online journals and journal indexes, go to the UIUC Library's
Internet Resources for Geographers
Maintained by the Department of Geography at the University of
Colorado at Boulder. Includes Web sites, journals,
reference materials, professional associations, map collections.
Infomine Search Engine and
Directory - Maps and Geographic Information Systems
Searchable database of Internet resources of scholarly use. The
database contains over 1350 resources including
satellite images, photographs, software and data/image bases.
Links to Other UIUC Libraries
Government Documents Library
History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library