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World Geography Fall 2010 – Amber Zimmer – LIS60621 This pathfinder will be useful in

World Geography

World Geography Fall 2010 – Amber Zimmer – LIS60621 This pathfinder will be useful in finding
World Geography Fall 2010 – Amber Zimmer – LIS60621 This pathfinder will be useful in finding

Fall 2010 Amber Zimmer LIS60621

This pathfinder will be useful in finding information about world geography.

For an introduction to the topic, see:

The DK geography of the world, published by DK (2004)

Key Resources at a Glance:

World regional geography concepts, by Lydia Mihelic Pulsipher and Alex A. Pulsipher (2009). This book describes geography all over the world by dividing the world into major regions instead of individual countries or continents.

World regional geography: a development approach, by Joseph J. Hobbs (2009). This title on world geography is organized in major regions, with some of those regions further discussing specific individual countries. Not all countries are discussed, but all world regions are main topics.

World Geography, by Richard Rayburn (2004). This book is designed for younger students in grades 5-8. It offers a lot of interactive activities to assist students in learning about world geography.

Reference Background

Student Atlas of World Geography, by John L. Allen (2008)

Encyclopedia of world geography, edited by R. W. McColl

(2005)

The encyclopedia of world geography, by John Baines

(2002)

Search Aids

Search Terms

(Use for computer searches)

World geography

Global geography

Subject Headings

(Use in card catalogs and print indexes)

Geography Study and Teaching (Secondary)

Geography

Call Number

910 (Dewey Decimal)

G1-922 (Library of Congress)

Indexes and Abstracts

EBSCOhost

GeoRef

Inspec

Library catalogs

Your local library catalog

OhioLINK

WorldCat

Resources

Books

Glencoe world geography and cultures, by Richard C. Boehm (2008)

World geography: building a global perspective, by Thomas J. Baerwald and Celeste Fraser

(2007)

World geography, by Daniel D. Arreola (2007)

Journals

World Factbook

Geographical Journal

Journal of Geographical Sciences

Magazine Articles

On geography, Geography and geographical magazines,by Ron Johnston. Geography (Autumn 2009)

Affective outcomes of a world geography course,by Alfred S. Forsyth Jr Journal of Geography (March/April 2006)

Tell the world about learning geography,by Jeremy Krause. Geography (January 2003)

Web Pages and Web Portals

Geography World www.geographyworldonline.com

Geographic www.geographic.org

worldatlas www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm

Organizations and Special Collections

International Geographical Union www.igu-net.org; +1 202 431 6271

The American Geographic Society www.amergeog.org; (212) 422-5456

Royal Geographical Society www.rgs.org/HomePage.htm; +44 (0)20 7591 3000

Multimedia Resources

World geography (Discovery Channel School; Discovery Communications, Inc.; Travel Channel; 2004) [video recording]

The voyageur experience in global geography (AIT, 2002) [video recording]

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