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Geography and Earth Sciences Databases
(see also Environment, Marine Science, Sciences, and General;
for cultural geography, see Culture and Area Studies)

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Indexes to Journals and Books:

LIUCat on the Web: Remote access available
The online public access catalog of Long Island University's six campuses. This can be searched from any computer. No password is needed.


Online Video:

Science Video Online (Alexander Street Press) Remote access available Full text available NEW!
Comprehensive streaming video resource for the study of scientific disciplines. The collection covers environmental studies, natural history, and the physical and biological sciences, including coverage of chemistry, physics, biology, geology, oceanography, ecology, astronomy, and geography.


Online Encyclopedias and Books: Geography - Meteorology

ebrary (ebrary) Remote access available Full text available
Currently offers over 100,000 full-text books, sheet music titles, maps, reports, and other authoritative documents from more than 180 leading academic, trade, and professional publishers. The collections are particularly strong in business, economics, education, computers, technology, science, medicine, history, language, literature, humanities, politics, and social sciences. Publishers include The McGraw-Hill Companies, Random House, Penguin Classics, Taylor & Francis, Yale University Press, John Wiley & Sons, Greenwood, and more (more information).

World of Earth Science (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)


Geography: (for Cultural Geography, see also: Culture & Area Studies)

Best of the Web: Geography (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
Evaluative guide that provides in-depth information on the best websites for geography. Covers area studies, bibliographies, cartography, current awareness services, cybergeography, development, earth sciences, environment, geographic information systems, journals, libraries, mailing-lists, meteorology, oceanography, organizations, population, remote sensing, subject gateways, teaching, tourism, and urban studies.

Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)


Meteorology:

Weather Almanac (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
Presents hundreds of in-depth weather records for 108 major U.S. cities and a climatic overview of the country, including 33 U.S. weather atlas maps. Includes a glossary, explanations, a guide to additional weather resources, safety rules & statistics for hurricanes & tornadoes, and more.


Database descriptions are adapted from each database's website.




NOVEL Database NOVEL (New York Online Virtual Electronic Library) is a statewide virtual library provided free to the public by the New York State Library. It is currently a pilot project funded through a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant to the NY State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

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