Skip to main content
Library Research Guides

Geography

Resources at the University of Michigan for research in geography.

Subject Guide

Timothy Utter
Contact:
240F Clark Library

734 647-0646

Library Help

Service offline?
View additional contact methods.

Basics

Mirlyn The Library Catalog of the University of Michigan. Includes catalogs for the University Library, Bentley Historical Library and Clements Library at UM-Ann Arbor, and for the Thompson Library at UM-Flint. MIRLYN is the Michigan Research Library Network.
Available to all users.
Search Tools Search Tools is a customizable portal to UM library databases, indexes, networked electronic resources, e-journals, web resources and catalogs. To search by subject choose a category - "social sciences" and sub-category "geography and maps" or category "science" and sub-category - "natural resources and environment".
UM Access Only.

Indexes to Articles

Online Journals Relating to Geography and Maps List with access to online journals relating to Geography and Maps.
UM authorized access only.

Reference Works

Columbia Gazetteer of the World A fully searchable, encyclopedic database of over 165,000 geographical places and features of all kinds. Lists names, descriptions, and characteristics including information on population, agriculture, industry, services, climate, and relief.
Available to all users.
Sanborn Insurance Maps 1867-1970 Detailed maps of downtown areas of U.S. cities. These are b&w scans of the microfilm copies of the original maps held by the Library of Congress. They show building footprints, house numbers and name commercial buildings.
Authorized UM users.

Google

University of Michigan Library
818 Hatcher Graduate Library South
913 S. University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
(734) 764-0400
contact-mlibrary@umich.edu
Copyright
Creative Commons

Except where otherwise noted, this work is subject to a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. For details and exceptions, see the Library Copyright Statement. ©2015, Regents of the University of Michigan