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Geography and Geospatial Science: Find Articles

Guide to library resources for research in Geography and Geographic Information Science

Geography and Geospatial Science Librarian

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Briggs Library Reference
SBL 123
Briggs Library, Box 2115
South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD 57007-1098


Open PRAIRIE is SDSU's institutional repository. It is a great place to find research articles, theses and dissertations, and datasets created and executed by SDSU faculty and students. If you are interested in adding your own work to Open PRARIE, contact Michael Biondo (

Recommended Databases--Start Here!

Databases work as a one-stop-shop to find a variety of types of information. Different databases include articles from scholarly journals, newspaper articles, conference proceedings, images, technical reports, and much more. Explore the databases below for information related to Geography and Geospatial Science, and find more databases on the A-Z databases page.

Other Helpful Databases

Research in geography and geospatial science is often interdisciplinary, and requires creative searching beyond the usually recommended library databases. Depending on the direction of your research, one or more of these databases may contain useful information:

Helpful Journals: Geography

Looking for a specific journal? Use the FIND A JOURNAL option on the library's home page. Enter the title of the newspaper, magazine, or journal to find out whether the library has access in print or online and the dates of our coverage. Explore some popular journals in geography and geospatial science below.

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