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The Big Three of Research
Understanding and implementing these 3 things are the foundation of successful research.
1. Read the manual.
2. Re-search. There is no single location (Online or off) that has all relevant information. You'll need to search several locations.
3. You HAVE to have the correct words. Discover them by re-searching. Research is iterative by nature (like writing).
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Finding Journal Articles
The following databases are collections of article citations - think Google Scholar, but more specialized. If they are in this list, it is because they are primarily or largely made up of citations pertinent to Geography as a discipline.
Statista is one of the world’s largest statistics portals with access to relevant data from over 18,000 sources.
Useful Reference Materials
CIA World Factbook This link opens in a new window
Mintel This link opens in a new window
Map as History This link opens in a new window
The largest on-line collection of animated historical maps