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Getting Started

You have several ways to find information. Use the: 

Catalog to search for print and non-print collections.

Discovery Search to search for resources available through the online databases.

A-Z List of Titles to search for specific titles of eJournals.

Individual Database if you want to use a specific database. Simply click on the database name and search.

Most databases use a help feature that explains how to conduct simple and advanced searches. 

Recommended search terms in Geography:

Human geography

Economic geography

Environmental Geography

Biogeography

Population

Geopolitics

Weather

Climate

Global Warming

Surface

>Sustainability

Remote Sensing

Landforms

Plate tectonics

Geography

Water resources

Geomorphology

Maps

Archeology

Cartography

Natural Resources

Geographic Information Systems

Help is Here!

If you search a database and do not find the results you want, use Ask Our Librarians for assistance. Library staff are happy to help you find what you need! 

Welcome

Welcome to the Library's Geography Subject Guide!

This guide provides an overview of the Library's recommended materials related to geography and urban planning, including databases, books, journals, reference materials and other resources, print or digital, that are accessible through different websites and platforms.

Prominent Personalities in Geography:

Ibn Battuta

Ibn Khaldun

Eratosthenes

Anaximander

Immanuel Kant

Eratosthenes

Immanuel Kant

Special Dates:

Earth Hour: 28 March

World Population Day: 11 July

Qatar Sustainability Week: 26 October – 2 November

 

Print Geography Collection

Qatar National Library uses the Library of Congress classification, which is used in the United States and other countries.

Geography is classified according to the following system:

Geography (General), Atlases, Maps

G

Environmental sciences

GE

Human Ecology, Anthropogeography

GF

Folklore

GR

Recreation and leisure

GV

The geography collection begins with General Geography (G) at 2.6.8 and ends at Recreation and Leisure (GV) at 2.4.5 (see map below).

Reference Librarian

Haya A. Al-Sheeb| هيا الشيب's picture
Haya A. Al-Sheeb| هيا الشيب
Subjects الموضوعات:
Geography and Urban Planning الجغرافيا والتخطيط العمراني, Media Studies and Communications دراسات الإعلام والاتصال, Political Science العلوم السياسية, Social Sciences العلوم الاجتماعية

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