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Welcome to Rend Lake College Library Guides: Geography



This guide contains useful tools and links to websites that you might find helpful when researching geography.  The LRC also has maps, atlases, and globes available for your research in geography.





Databases: (the electronic resources mentioned in this section are available for use only by RLC staff and students). You will find all of these databases on the Electronic Library homepage: https://www.rlc.edu/electronic-library



Global Road Warrior 


History Reference Center (EBSCOhost)



Magazines/Journals (found in the LRC)


Geographical Bulletin - electronic journal in Journal Finder


Geographical Journal - electronic journal in Journal Finder


Geographical Review - electronic journal in Journal Finder


National Geographic


National Parks




CIA World Factbook - https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/


Fun Trivia.com - http://www.funtrivia.com/quizzes/geography/index.html


Geography.com - http://www.geography.com/educators.html


Like2learn - http://www.ilike2learn.com/ilike2learn/geography.asp


National Geographic - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/


National Geographic Education - http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/mapping/?ar_a=1


Seven New Wonders of the World - http://www.factmonster.com/world/buildings-structures/seven-new-wonders.html


Seven Wonders of the Modern World - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0923082.html


Seven Wonders of the World - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0001327.html


Sheppard Software - http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Geography.htm


What is Geography - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pbgai3dK16Q 




Geography Tutor - Types of Maps and Map Projections - http://youtu.be/AI36MWAH54s


Maps (check out the maps page on the Electronic Library - https://www.rlc.edu/maps)


Google Earth - http://googleearth.com


Google Maps - https://maps.google.com/


Mapquest Atlas - http://atlas.mapquest.com/


World Atlas.com - http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm

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