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Resources at the University of Michigan for research in geography.

Library Contact

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Timothy Utter
240G Clark Library

734 647-0646


Library Catalog Search 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.
Available to all users.
Library Search Library Search is a customizable portal to U-M 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 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.