Subject Guide - Geography
Visit the eBooks page to access collections from several ebook providers. RPCC ebooks are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Students will be prompted to login with their Library User ID or Alt. ID, and PIN to access ebooks from off-campus.
Gale Ebooks: Reference sources for just about any research topic.
Academic Search Complete: Articles from 5,500+ journals and other sources, multiple subject areas.
AtoZMapsOnline: Over 145,000 maps, including political, physical, and more.
Britannica Online Academic Edition: A full-text encyclopedia with video, maps, and more.
Films On Demand: Academic and Archival Films across all disciplines and Newsreels Collections.
Global Road Warrior: Resources on world cultures, statistics, travel, maps and images.
JSTOR: The Scholarly Archive: articles from scholarly journals in the arts and sciences, humanities, business, etc.
Oxford Reference: Full-text general and subject-specific reference sources.
SocINDEX with Full-Text: Over 390 journals, over 720 books, and more.
World Book Advanced: Full-text encyclopedia, atlas, dictionary, images, and more.
General Geography: 1600+ steaming video titles
Human Geography: Over 650 streaming video titles
Physical Geography: Almost 300 steaming video titles
World Regional Geography: Over 800 streaming video titles
General Reference and Maps
CIA World Factbook: Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. The site includes various maps, flags, and more. Regularly and frequently updated (about every two weeks).
Library of Congress Country Studies: From the Federal Research Division, Library of Congress, offers historical, social, political, economic information on countries around the world.
National Geographic: Offers numerous resources including maps, articles, interactive media and more.
United States Geological Survey: USGS provides numerous geographical and geophysical resources in various formats, including downloadable or printable maps and images, and more.
Louisiana State Historical Resources: The Office of the Louisiana Secretary of State provides information on the Louisiana State Archives, museums, and more.
Folklife in Louisiana: Offers maps, bibliographies and other resources on Louisiana’s varied cultural groups.
Smithsonian: Cultural Centers: Offers information and resources on cultures around America and the world.
Shelf Resources (RPCC Library - Gonzales campus)
Journals, Magazines and Newspapers (print issues)
Browse Books, DVDs, and Other Shelf Resources by Shelf Number
G – Geography. Anthropology. recreation.
GB 3 to G B5030 – Physical geography.
GF 1 to GF 900 – Human ecology. Human geography. Cities and rural geography.