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MultiSearch Possible Search Terms

Using a variety of search terms will greatly enhance your research. Try combining some of these terms in MultiSearch with AND, e.g. migration AND "cultural identity".

These are only a few suggestions. Keep a note of any additional terms you come across and try searching with them in MultiSearch; 

"human geography" globalisation "population change"
demographics "cultural identity" economy
migration development geopolitics
Asia-Pacific Australasian "global change"
sociocultural inequality urbanisation
regional indigenous socioeconomic
"urban geography" "environmental humanities" "cultural geography"

Top tip: use quotation marks to search for phrases - this will keep the words together when searching!

Browsing for Books

Browsing the Library shelves can be a very effective way of finding relevant resources. Try browsing around the call numbers below to find interesting titles to extend your research.

Call Number Subject Area
G1-922 Geography (General)
G1000-3122 Atlases
GA1-1776 Mathematical Geography (including Surveys, Cartography)
GB3-5030 Physical Geography (including Geomorphology, Hydrology, Natural Disasters)
GE1-350 Environmental Sciences
GF1-900 Human Ecology (including Human Geography)
HD28-9999 Industries. Land Use. Labour

Research skills for GEOP111

Newspaper Resources

Newspaper articles can be a great way of tracking current 'hot topics'. Use the links below to search within these newspapers;

Reference Sources

Dictionaries and Encyclopaedias are examples of reference sources.

You can use Dictionaries to find definitions.

You can use Encylopaedias to find background information. Articles from specialised subject encyclopaedias are authoritative and often substantial.

These Reference Databases could be a good place to begin your research;

Geography Journals @ MQ