Around 2002, AGI initiated a cooperative venture with Geoscience Australia (the equivalent of the GSC) to create AusGeoRef, a subset of GeoRef
. The customized AusGeoRef is now available at a lower price than the larger GeoRef
, thus making it more attractive for smaller companies to buy a license.
Poole (1908) stated that the measured section was "published as an appendix in the first Report of Progress of the Geological Survey, for 1843, beginning at page 92, and extending to page 156, with figures on pages 157 to 159." By citing a rare offprint version of this report, rather than referring to its original place of publication in the Legislative Journal Appendices, Poole inadvertently obscured important information about the Canadian survey's early work; most of the geological literature in the last hundred years (even the Georef
database) reference the section using Poole's misleading citation.
users guide: 1996 census--Reference products (Catalogue no.
A one-hour in-class session that covers the more subject-specific databases (like GeoRef
or Compendex); which databases cover which subjects; and the basics of searching.
Other content feeding into the service includes chemical files, such as Analytical Abstracts, Chemical Safety NewsBase, and Drug Information Fulltext; government data from Federal Register and Commerce Business Daily; patents for the U.S., Europe, and the world; book citations from the Library of Congress and REMARC; social science files such as ERIC, Public Opinion Online, and Population Demographics; and sci-tech databases such as Georef
, MEDLINE, Toxline, and Merck Index.
ReferenceLink is a multidisciplinary database containing medical, reference, health, science, technical, and regulatory sources, including The New England Journal of Medicine, Consumer Reports, MEDLINE, and GeoRef
. News coverage comprises nearly 50 databases with more than 1,500 newspaper and journal titles pulled from the Dialog NewsRoom service, including The Boston Globe, USA TODAY, and Global Reporter.
The first in a line of planned online products and services serving academic and public libraries worldwide, the new service is described as a "multidisciplinary database" containing medical, reference, health, science, technical and regulatory sources, including such assets as The New England Journal of Medicine, Consumer Reports, Med- line, GeoRef
, and articles from more than 1500 newspapers.
The human population distribution of Ontario was obtained from GeoRef
1996 Census (Statistics Canada), which is based on data collected from all households in the province.
This is a reasonable practice, as a geology database such as GeoRef
should index only articles that are relevant to the study of geology and ignore the others.
Earth-science references from more than 4,000 journals GPO Catalog of the US Government Printing Office, 1976+ IndxLegalPer Index to Legal Periodicals and Books INSPEC Index to published works in physics, engineering, electronics, computing, etc.
The digital geographic data collected were mostly in one of the four projections: the geographic latitude/longitude coordinate system, the Michigan Stareplane Coordinate system (North zone), the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) projection (zones 15, 16, and 17), and the Michigan GeoRef