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Best Bet Databases in Geography
  • Academic Search Premier A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles and popular magazines covering all topics. A great database for beginning searches. 1980s-present (dates may vary).
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  • Social Explorer A Best Bet database
    Data and interactive thematic maps from the U.S. Census from 1790-present.
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  • ScienceDirect A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles in scientific and engineering disciplines primarily. Also includes over 400 ebooks. 1995-current.
    Also Known As
    • Science Direct
    Former Web of Science/Web of Knowledge Users: Scopus has several guides available to help you learn how to use its many functions. Please check the details section for links.
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  • Water Resources Abstracts A Best Bet database
    Technical and scientific literature on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources. 1967-current.
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  • Web of Science A Best Bet database

    As of September 1, 2014, UConn Libraries discontinued access to Web of Science in favor of other alternative resource including Scopus. If you have any questions and/or if you would like to transfer your Web of Science search alerts to Scopus, please contact
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