Best of the Web: Geography, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3598440014
  • ISBN-13: 9783598440014
  • DDC: 016.91
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 106 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released April 2005
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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Best of the Web - Geography is the first title in a new series of evaluative guides, which guide the reader through the best web sites within a subject area. The book is compiled with the reader in mind and has a very clear, consistent and systematic layout.

A large number of sites have been evaluated. The book contains information on geographical sites around the world. Only sites, which are considered to be informative, reliable and stable have been included. All the sites listed will provide valuable information within this subject area.

The information given for each site includes: title, URL, owner/maintainer, server location, and a full description.

This is an excellent guide, which will be invaluable to anyone seeking geographical information on the Web. It is an essential reference source for librarians and information officers, students and library users in the academic, public and commercial sectors.

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Table of Contents

Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
About the Author.
Series Preface.
Geography on the Web.
1: Geography on the Web–General Resources.
2: Libraries and their Catalogues.
3: Bibliographies and Indexes.
4: Subject Gateways.
5: Current Awareness Services / Mailing-Lists.
6: Journals.
7: Organisations.
8: Teaching.
9: Geography on the Web–By Category.
10: Area Studies.
11: Cartography.
12: Cybergeography.
13: Development.
14: Earth Sciences.
15: Environment.
16: Geographic Information Systems.
17: Meteorology.
18: Oceanography.
19: Population.
20: Remote Sensing.
21: Tourism.
22: Urban Studies.