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Geography: Reference works

A guide to resources for the study of geography and environmental sciences

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Dictionaries

These publications generally provide brief definitions. They will help clarify concepts that are unfamiliar and may include brief bibliographies.

To find other similar sources type the term dictionaries in the Search box to limit your search to these types of publications.

example  human geography dictionaries

Encyclopedias

These types of publications are reference books that give useful information about a particular subject. These publications help to clarify concepts that are unfamiliar.

To find other similar sources type the term handbook or encyclopedia in the Search box to limit your search to these types of publications.

Examples:

  • climate change encyclopedia
  • weather and climate encyclopedia