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Welcome to the subject guide for Geography, covering both the human and physical strands.Are you looking for the latest information on resources? Here you will find details of the resources we provide access to in your subject area, pointers to other useful sources of information, and where to go for further help and support
Where to find Geography books
Geography is a fascinating and multi-disciplinary subject so be prepared to explore most of the Library floors to find your books.
Here's a few locations and classmarks to get you started:
Floor 6 for sociological, economical, political and cultural geographies: 300-330s
Floor 5 for biological, ecological, geological and environmental geographies: 500s
Floor 2 for introductory texts / overviews of geographies: 910s
Recent book purchases
These titles have recently been added to the University of Huddersfield library collection:
Nature is ranked as the most highly cited interdisciplinary scientific journal in the world. Articles published in Nature from 1997 onwards are available via Summon, but if you want to access the most recent issue you should visit the Nature website.
Either browse content by date of publication, or use the 'advanced search' to ensure you are viewing articles which appear in Nature (we don't subscribe to the other titles from Nature Publishing Group)
Printed volumes of Nature (from 1895-2006) are available in the mobile shelving on floor 3 of the Library.
Add to the results you've identified on Summon by using these specialist resources to find quality journal articles, books and conference papers for your assignments. The following resources provide details of sources (usually including an abstract) and in some cases may also provide a link to the full-text.
For a full list of University of Huddersfield subscriptions see our A-Z list of electronic resources.
For a list of the journals we have full-text access to see our A-Z list of journals.
A key database for Analytical Sciences, covering over 100 international journals from 1980 onwards. The full text of articles is available where we have a subscription.
This resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.
Contains over 21 million references to journal articles in the life sciences, with a concentration on biomedicine.
UK market research reports on a wide range of sectors including finance, leisure, retail, and travel & tourism.
Oxford Bibliographies - Geography
Oxford Bibliographies in Geography offers exclusive, authoritative research guides that combine the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia.
One of the most up-to-date biomedical databases available. Includes details of articles which have not yet been included in the full version of Medline. Includes some links from references to full-text journals.
A large abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature from more than 18,500 journals.
A leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 journals and almost 20,000 books.
A database of peer-reviewed laboratory methods in the Life and Biomedical Sciences. Written by experts in the field, all protocols are reviewed for clarity and accuracy before publication. This collection covers 1980 to 2012.
Digimap provides our main mapping collection and contains a wide range of datasets.
Digimap delivers Ordnance Survey maps and geospatial data, available either via download facilities for use with appropriate application software such as GIS or CAD, or as maps generated by Digimap online. The mapping tool (Roam) allows users to view and print maps of any location in Great Britain at a series of predefined scales as well as enabling the user to specify a map scale, area and content.
In order to access the site, you will need to register an account, using the 'Register' button at the top right of the screen.
We subscribe to the following collections: Ordnance Survey, Historic, Environment, Geology, Aerial and Lidar.
Instructions are available here.
Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA)
Includes access to the CEDA Archive on the atmospheric and earth observation data centre functions, IPCC Data Distribution Centre on climate, socio-economic and environmental data, and the UK Solar System Data Centre (UKSSDC) which curates and provides access to archives of data from the upper atmosphere, ionosphere and Earth's solar environment.
British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODA)
Processes, archives and distributes biological, chemical, physical and geophysical marine data.
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) Interim
ERA-Interim is a global atmospheric reanalysis from 1979, continuously updated in real time.
ESA Open Hub
The Copernicus Open Access Hub (previously known as Sentinels Scientific Data Hub) provides complete, free and open access to Sentinel-1, Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-3 user products, starting from the In-Orbit Commissioning Review (IOCR).
US Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Explorer
Search, download, and order satellite images, aerial photographs, and cartographic products. In addition to data from the Landsat missions and a variety of other data providers, EE provides access to MODIS land data products from the NASA Terra and Aqua missions, and ASTER level-1B data products over the U.S. and Territories from the NASA ASTER mission. Registered users of EE have access to more features than guest users.
NASA Earth data
This application allows you to search, discover, visualize, refine, and access NASA Earth Observation data