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Geography, Spatial Information Science

This is selected list of periodical indexes for Spatial Information Science topics, including remote sensing and GIS. For more specific recommendations for particular Geography courses, see the Help with course assignments section of the Geography resources page or contact Julie Jones, Geography Liaison Librarian.

Top Resources

  1. Indexes core journal articles, conference proceedings, and other resources in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, can be used for citation analysis of research. A citation index contains the references cited by the authors of the publications covered by the index. You can use these references to do a cited reference search. This type of search enables you to find works that cite a previously published work.
  2. Cartographic topics related to geology.
  3. Remote sensing and GIS in the Arctic regions.
  4. Remote sensing and GIS applied to Canadian geomorphology.
  5. Geology, Earth Sciences, publications from Geological Survey of Canada

Other Resources

  1. Data files: Social survey files, DLI data, GIS datasets, and geospatial data.
  2. Multidisciplinary index to academic & popular journals.
  3. Fulltext of all computing and computer-related journals and conference proceedings published by the Association for Computing Machinery.
  4. A collection of GIS data products for Canada.
  5. Human and physical geography.
  6. English, French and German articles on all topics in geography.
  7. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Materials Science
  8. Datasets from the Integrated Cadastral Information Society.
    Authorized users must read and sign a data use agreement before receiving a copy of the data from the GIS and Maps Librarian.
    Access: Request access from the GIS and Maps librarian, Julie Jones (
  9. The dataset includes country-level demographic data, 1st level admin demographic data, pixel (1kmē) level data, and a layer with area calculations for population density.
  10. Mathematical aspects of spatial information systems.
  11. General purpose index for the sciences.
  12. Searchable collection of over 1700 journals housed on the publisher Elsevier's site.
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