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Resources for Geography 222
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John Krygier, x3622, Course Professor

Deborah Carter Peoples, x3241, Science Librarian


These resources were prepared and selected by Deb Peoples, Geography Department Librarian Liaison, to support the Geography 222 Course Exercises. .

Finding Print Maps
These online instructions will help students find a print map for Exercise #2 in the library collection.
               + About Maps handout (pdf format)
               + Finding Maps handout (pdf format)

Citing Maps
This guide gives instructions and examples for citing maps from digital and print sources.  This is the citation format required in Geography 222.

Citing Web Sources
This guide gives instruction and examples for citing web pages, using the citation format required in Geography 222.

Evaluating a Cartographic Web Site
Digital maps are available from many different web sources.  Criteria for evaluating the cartographic web site are given.

Public Records
This guide supplies information about public records, privacy issues, and the US Patriot Act 2001.

Census and Demographic Information
          + Sources of Demographic Data on the Web
          + How the Census Works
          + Census 2000: Opportunities and Challenges
              a presention by Angela Lee of ERSI, given 6/17/01 at ALA Annual
              Conference
         + Census 2000 (pdf format)
             a class presentation by Joy He, OWU Governement Documents
             Librarian

What's in the Geography/Geology Department Map Collection?
This is a list (by SuDoc No.) of the maps published by the U.S. Geological Survey that are housed in the Geography / Geology Map Collection.

Course Syllabus 
Geography 222 meets 3 times per week for one hour during the semester.  The Information Literacy aspects of this course are included in the regular class sessions.

Course Evaluation (pdf format)
This evaluation form is used in the evaluation of Geography 222.

Geography Information Literacy Bibliography 
A reference list of materials used to support the information literacy component of this course.


Deborah Carter Peoples

Science Librarian
Librarian Liaison to Geography and Environmental Studies
Ohio Wesleyan University Libraries & Information Services

Geography 222 The Power of Maps and GIS is a faculty/librarian collaboration for course enhancement with principles of Information Literacy.  Support for this project was provided by the Five Colleges of Ohio Mellon Grant for Information Literacy

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