Internet Resources

General and Cartographic

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Resources for Writing Research Papers:

Writing Persuasive Essays -  a simple guide to writing the kinds of short essays I often require.
The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing - a more detailed and sophisticated resource on all types of college writing.

How to Construct Research Posters for Humanities and Social Sciences

Plagiarism - what it is and how to avoid it.

Evaluating Web Sites - a guide to distinguishing the good from the bad in cyberspace.

Research Central: Geography - a huge list of geography links including physical, cultural, cartography - even clip art.

Citations and Style Guides

Citing Electronic Texts - how to cite web sources.

Cartography, GIS, and Maps:

  • The Geographer's Craft Project - massive list of GIS resources.
  • Blank Outline Maps - a long annotated list of blank outline maps for quizzes and studying place names.
  • General Purpose Maps - my list of links to some global map .jpg files from University of Texas.
  • FINDING GIS DATA - my list of data sources for GIS.
  • USGS--U.S. Geological Survey
  • Finding Your Way With Map and Compass - USGS explanation of topographic map reading.
  • SanGIS - San Diego government interactive maps on-line; simple introduction to basic map overlays.
  • Map Projection Overview - University of Texas Dept. of Geography explains map projections.
  • Color Landform Atlas of the United States - nice shaded relief maps of all 50 states.
  • Jobs in Geography:

    Camping, Recreation, and Parks:




     Last Published 7/14/16