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Helpful resources for history and geography students


On the Shelves of the Kirtland Library

Databases for History & Geography

The library's History & Geography databases provide access to a range of information including studies within the social sciences, genealogical sources, current events,and resources for the study of the U.S.Civil War and Michigan history.

Library of Congress Web Guides

Databases for Geography

**In Britannica School - High, note the web's best sites listed on the left for further information about a topic


In the Gale Ebook collection, scroll down to nation and world to find Worldmark Encyclopedia of the NationsChoose it and then one of its volumes.

Ebook Central titles include:

  • Across This Land : A Regional Geography of the United States and Canada (2003)
  • Caribbean Spaces : Escapes from Twilight Zones (2013)
  • Clouded Leopard : A Book of Travels (2007)
  • Different Place in the Making : The Everyday Life Practices of Chinese Rural Migrants in Urban Villages (2014)
  • Geography : A Very Short Introduction (2008)
  • How to Read the American West : A Field Guide (2014)
  • The Power of Place : Geography, Destiny, and Globalization's Rough Landscape (2009)
  • Seeds of Empire : The Environmental Transformation of New Zealand (2014)
  • South Asia in a Globalising World : A Reconstructed Regional Geography (2002)
  • The Volcano Adventure Guide (2005)
  • Wild Man (2003)
  • You Are Here : From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves (2014)