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, Academic Search 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 Science ( now - ISI Web of Knowledge)ISI Web of Science (now - ISI Web of Knowledge) provides seamless access to three citation indexes: the Science Citation Index, the Social Sciences Citation Index, and the Arts and Humanities Citation Index. These can be searched together or separately. Approximately 8,500 of the most prestigious research journals are indexed with abstracts within the Web of Science. Complete bibliographies are included for each citation allowing for cited reference searching.  How to Search This Database
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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