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This guide aims to help students and faculty access credible resources related to Geography.

There are many excellent open web resources that you may wish to use to supplement the Library's digital and physical resources. These include open-access journals, freely available databases, organizations' websites, and more. Explore the links below to help find and utilize these sources.

Open Access or Government Databases


Search using Google Scholar

Pro Tip: 

Did you know you can link Google Scholar to the Library? Select the icon with the three horizontal lines and then choose "Settings" and "Library links." Type "Salt Lake Community College Libraries" into the search bar, tick the box next to it, and choose "Save." You can look for links from the Google Scholar search results to the Library's resources on the right side of your results list.

Trying to Get Access to a Specific Article?

If you are looking for a specific article and you hit a paywall, please do not pay for access! Try these methods to find what you need

Finally, try asking a librarian. They're whizzes at finding information! You can contact the Science, Mathematics and Engineering liaison librarian Amy Scheelke at

Professional Associations

Need Help?

Contact the Science, Mathematics and Engineering liaison librarian: