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Geography Recommended Links

Africa Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent
"Africa Focus brings together, in digital form, two categories of primary and secondary resources: research and teaching materials collected by University of Wisconsin faculty and staff; and unique or valuable items related to these fields held by the University of Wisconsin Libraries."

"Africamap is housed at the Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard University with an initial grant from the Harvard Provosts Fund for Innovative Computing and ongoing support from the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute, the Department of African and African American Studies and the Committee for African Studies at Harvard University."

American Geographical Society Digital Photo Archive
"The AGSL Digital Photo Archive presents over 7,000 images from the holdings of the American Geographical Society (AGS) Library. The selection focuses on the countries of Asia and the Middle East. The images come from the collections acquired over many decades by the AGS Library including an extensive photographic print collection."

The Atlas of Canada
"The Atlas of Canada provides authoritative, current and accessible geographic information products at a national level. Working with partners, the Atlas facilitates the integration and analysis of diverse data in order to increase overall knowledge about Canada."

East-West Center

Electoral Geography 2.0

Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative

Foreign Information by Country

Global Distribution of Poverty from Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center
"The Global Poverty Mapping Project seeks to enhance current understanding of the global distribution of poverty and the geographic and biophysical conditions of where the poor live. Additionally, the project aims to assist policy makers, development agencies, and the poor themselves in designing interventions to reduce poverty."

Global Gateway: World Cultures and Resources
"The Library of Congress collects materials from all over the globe. Its collections of foreign-language materials are stunning in their scope and quality. For many areas of the world, such as China, Russia, and Latin America, its collections are the finest and most comprehensive research collections outside the country of origin."

Kosovo: Guardian Special Report
"Maps of innovation and vision that illustrate our changing Nation. Maps that capture and depict the patterns, conditions, and trends of American life. Maps that supplement interesting articles."

Refugees International
"Refugees International (RI) advocates for lifesaving assistance and protection for displaced people and promotes solutions to displacement crises."

Voices from Afghanistan from the Library of Congress
"Voices from Afghanistan highlights letters sent by citizens of Afghanistan to Radio Azadi, the Afghan branch of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. These letters capture the concerns and hopes of ordinary citizens in Afghanistan living under the extraordinarily difficult conditions of conflict and war."

Yale University Library: The Map Collection
"This ongoing digitization project makes accessible many of Yale's historical (and very cool) maps. For instance, you'll find "Maps of North America" from the 17th and 18th centuries and later, "Maps Relating to the Silk Road," "Maps of the World," and on and on. Fun to browse, but also informative in investigating the worldviews (literally) of various historical periods."

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