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Geography: World Geography

Research resources for the study of Geography.

Celebrate Geography Awareness Week!

National Geographic's Yearly Celebration of Place and Space
Includes learning resources for all ages and teaching tools.

Can you identify these world capitals?

Country Profiles

Example Search Terms to Use in URSUS

These are suggested terms to use as keywords or subjects in URSUS to find geography-related materials.

  • geography
  • cartography
  • topography
  • biogeography*
  • human geography**
  • economic geography***
  • medical geography****
  • mathematical geography*****
  • voyages and travels 

animal and plant distributions

** cultural phenomena

*** physical and economic conditions of production and distribution of goods and services

**** geographical distribution of disease

***** attributes of the Earth, such as its size, shape, and movements

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