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Getting Started

Welcome to the Geography Subject Guide! Use the tabs on this guide or the links below to find articles, books, and other research materials relating to topics in Geographic Science. Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

  • Background Info
    Online reference sources useful for finding general background information, data, and statistics on different countries and regions, the US government, and companies and industries.
  • Articles
    Some of the most useful databases and journals for finding articles on your topic.
  • Books & Maps
    Tools to help you search for books and maps at JMU Libraries and elsewhere, as well as a list of recently purchased Geography-related books.
  • Websites
    Recommended sites with information on Geography-related topics.
  • Citations
    Resources and information on writing academic assignments and properly formatting your citations.
  • Help
    Further information on JMU Libraries services.

How to Read a Scientific Paper

Click the image below to view a short tutorial that will guide you through the parts of a scientific article. Thanks to Michael Fosmire at Purdue University.

How to Read a Scientific Paper (video link)

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