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Geography Resources: Find Articles

Electronic Journals

Web Sources

Non-subscription resources available on the web for finding articles:

Find Articles and Dissertations

Some aspect of geography can probably be found in all of our article databases.  Listed here are some good starting points.

Thomas Cooper Library's Reference Collection also has Geographical Abstracts. Physical Geography (Ref G1 .G4675) and Geographical Abstracts. Human Geography (Ref GF1 .G453) in print.

Getting the full text of an article

1.  Some databases will have links to the full text of the article right in the database.  The articles usually have a link for either HTML Full Text, PDF Full Text, or Linked Full Text under the citation information. 

2.  If a full text link does not appear, click

Full Text Finder searches the Libraries' e-journals list.

3.  If the article isn't available online, search the library catalog to see if the journal is on the library shelves. Come to the library and get the article or USC students, faculty and staff can use Scan and Deliver through your interlibrary loan account. The article will be scanned and delivered electronically to your desktop. 

4.  When we don't have the publication, but you really want the article you can request it through Interlibrary Loan [ILL].  First time you use ILL you'll need to register.

Are you a student at a distance?  See what request and delivery services are available to you.