The University of Tampa Macdonald-Kelce Library


The purpose of this guide is to assist you in conducting research for your Geography courses.

Start Your Search

Use Summon for a complete search of the library's collection.


Start with one of these databases:

Summon Search Box

Search everything.

Use Summon to search across the entire library catalog (books, DVDs, government documents) and most of the library databases (journal articles, images, newspapers).

Advanced Search


Another Way to Start

Use Google Scholar for a broader search. Set your browser settings so Google Scholar can let you know when its results are part of the library's collection.

If you want some insight on doing research at the university level, check out the tips and tutorials in our Introduction to Library Research.

If you find an article or book in Google Scholar you'd like to use that isn't in our collection, request it from another library.

Google Scholar Search

Suggested Search Terms

Geography Subject Headings

  • Broad Terms
    • Cosmography
    • Earth Sciences
    • World History
  • Narrow Terms
    • Aerial photography in geography
    • Agricultural geography
    • Art and Geography
    • Biogeography
    • Buddhist geography
    • Christianity and geography
    • Commercial geography
    • Communication and geography
    • Economic geography
    • Environmental geography
    • Historical geography
    • Human geography
    • Law and geography
    • Local geography
    • Maps
    • Medical geography
    • Military geography
    • Music and geography
    • Quotations about places
    • Rural geography
    • Urban geography
    • Virtual reality in geography
    • Voyages and travels

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