Geography Databases

CAB Abstracts   UCB access only
1910 - present

Indexes books, journals, conference proceedings, reports, and other sources from the agricultural literature and from more than 100 countries. Covers topics such as biodiversity, biotechnology, pest control, environmental pollution, animal science, nutrition and food technology, crop production, natural resources, forestry, environmental policy, and rural development. A new archive of literature from 1910 - 1972 has just been added, combining 17 printed abstracts into a single database. (The material previously accessible through TREECD is included in the CAB Abstracts Archive.)
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Elsevier Geography   UCB access only
1990 - present

Indexes over 2,000 journals, monographs, books, conference proceedings, and theses covering the international literature in physical and human geography, as well as international development issues.

GeoRef   UCB access only
1785 - present

Indexes over 3,500 scholarly journals, books, maps, U.S. and Canadian dissertations, conference proceedings, reports, and government documents published worldwide on geology and other subjects within the geosciences. Covers the geology of North America from 1785 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to present.

1950 - present

Produced by Esri, this bibliography covers the literature of geographic information systems, science, and technology. It indexes journals, conference proceedings, books, and reports from the origins of GIS to the present.

GreenFile   UCB access only
1941 - present

Provides access to scholarly, government, and popular articles on environmental issues including green building, renewable energy, pollution, recycling, sustainable agriculture, and more. Full text is available for some titles.

1974 - present

Includes citations and abstracts from over 600 journals plus conference proceedings, books, and technical reports on meteorology, climatology, atmospheric chemistry and physics, astrophysics, hydrology, glaciology, physical oceanography and environmental sciences. Produced by the American Meteorological Society.

PAIS   UCB access only
1914 - present

The PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) International database covers public policy, politics, economics, and social issues worldwide, including topics such as health policy, public health, health planning, social policy, and health services. The database is updated monthly and indexes journal articles, books, statistical directories, conference reports, and government reports from over 120 countries.

Sociological Abstracts   UCB access only
1952 - present

The primary database for the literature in sociology; covers demography, education, law, social psychology, and sociology. Sources include journals, books, conferences and meetings, and dissertations. Sociological Abstracts Guide

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