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Welcome to the Geography LibGuide

This is your one-stop Library guide to essential resources for research in Geography. Below is a summary of what you can find in this guide. Click on the tabs at the top panel to find out more.

  • Books, Journals, Databases
    Overview of our FindMore search engine for searching books, journals and databases 
  • Recommended Databases
    Academic databases for searching journal/newspaper articles, book chapters, theses & dissertations, statistics...
  • GIS
    Guide to essential resources for conducting research using spatial analysis and GIS. 
  • ​​Find Full Text
    Set up in Google Scholar, the Find it@NUS Libraries links as well as the Proxy bookmarklet to get full texts from subscribed titles
  • Research & Writing
    Resources on conducting research, writing, developing a research proposal and critiquing research articles
  • Citing
    The importance of citing your sources. Introduction to citation managers (Zotero, EndNote and Mendeley) useful for creating references and bibliographies
  • Open Educational Resources (OER)
    List of textbooks, courseware, videos and other open resources available in the public domain or have been released under an open license.

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Sage Research Methods

The Sage Research Methods is an online platform of resources for doing research or learning how to do research. SRM provides information on writing a research question, conducting a literature review, choosing a research method, collecting and analyzing data and writing up the findings.

1. For Materials on Geographical Research Methods Generally:

  1. Go to Sage Research Methods (SRM). 
    Alternatively at the library portal > select Databases tab > enter Sage Research Methods.
  2. At the SRM landing page, select the Advanced Search mode.
  3. At the Advanced Search page, scroll down to the Discipline menu > uncheck All Disciplines box > check the box for Geography
  4. Click Search.

2. For Materials Specific to Your Topic:

To search and browse books, dictionaries, encyclopedia, video, journal articles, cases and datasets on research methods relating to your topic:

  1. Repeat steps 1 to 4 above
  2. At the results page > go to the left panel > you may refine the results further by:
  • Searching within results (e.g waterways)
  • Content Type (e.g. books, journal articles)
  • Results Type
  • Publication Date


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