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Research Guides

Western Carolina University

Geography: Welcome

Find Scholarly Articles & Books: Essential Databases for Geography

These resources are a gateway to scholarly articles, conference reports, books, and much more. Search them using keywords from your topic(s) of interest.

Browsing Geography

Browsing books in geography:

Geography materials are organized by subject in the library. Below are the broad subjects along with their corresponding call number (i.e., location in the library). For a more specific list of subjects, click on the Browsing Geography Resources link below:

G1-922 Geography
G1000-3122 Atlases
G3180-9980 Maps
GA1-1776  Cartography
GB3-5030  Physical Geography
GC1-1581  Oceanography

Browsing maps:  North Carolina

Maps specific to just the state of North Carolina can be found in two places: 

  • Map case #4 (see below maps)
  • Wooden shelves (for topographic maps)

In map case #4, maps are organized in the following manner:

G3900 General maps of North Carolina
G3901 Subject maps of North Carolina
G3902 Regions and natural features of North Carolina
G3903 Counties of North Carolina
G3904 Cities and towns of North Carolina

Hunter Library also has numerous maps of other states, regions, and countries. For more information on Hunter Library's maps, click on the "Maps" link below.

Looking for More Maps or GIS Information?

We have separate guides for Maps and GIS information.  Click on the links below to access: