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Geography (UNH Durham)

Resources and strategies that are useful starting points for researching topics in the field of geography.

Online Reference Resources

Search for definitions and descriptions from an online collection of high quality reference sources in sociology.

Why Use?

Good places to gather background information on a topic or get ideas when choosing a topic.

Background information:

  • definitions
  • specific factual information such as dates
  • overviews or summaries of topics
  • recommendations for additional sources

Types of reference sources

  • specialized encyclopedias
  • dictionaries
  • directories
  • statistical compilations
  • handbooks
  • bibliographies