GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Databases

Database Name Description
Geographic Information Systems POWERSEARCHSearches following databases simultaneously: Social Sciences Abstracts, GeoRef (Geosciences), AGRICOLA (agriculture) , Science and Technology Collection , General Science Abstracts, Business Source Complete.  How to Search This Database
Social Issues POWERSEARCHSearches the following databases simultaneously: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts,   Sociological Abstracts,   Worldwide Political Science Abstracts,   Social Services Abstracts,  and   PAIS International.  How to Search This Database
SCOPUSSCOPUS covers topics in health, life sciences, agricultural and biological sciences, chemistry, physics, mathematics, engineering, earth and environmental sciences, social science, psychology, and economics, business, and management.  How to Search This Database
Web of ScienceThe Web of Science includes access to the Web of Science Core Collection which includes access to these databases:

- Science Citation Index Expanded 1900-present
- Social Sciences Citation Index 1900-present
- Arts and Humanities Citation Index 1975-present
- Conference Proceedings Citation Index SCIENCE 1990-present
- Conference Proceedings Citation Index SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES 1990-present

Select any or all of the databases for citation searching. Citation searching is used to determine which scholar is citing another scholar. In addition, citation searching can be used to determine how many times an article has been cited since it was published. This data is often used to determine the importance of the research and the pros and cons of the article.
ReferenceUSAReferenceUSA provides data for business and consumer research. Whether you need to create a marketing plan or just locate people, ReferenceUSA contains directory information for over 20 million businesses and 222 million persons. Data can be sorted by location and radius, company size, business description, and can be mapped. Demographic, lifestyle, and economic information can also be mixed and matched and overlaid on maps. Find churches, childcare centers, doctors, or compare neighborhoods by home values, density, and household income, ReferenceUSA can help.

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