Around 2002, AGI initiated a cooperative venture with Geoscience Australia (the equivalent of the GSC) to create AusGeoRef, a subset of GeoRef
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
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, Medline, GeoRef
, and articles from more than 1500 newspapers.
Como una evidencia de su prestigio, esta indizada por fuentes de informacion secundarias internacionales, como GEOREF
, ULRICH'S International y Bibliography and Index of Geology.
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
Los tiles se identifican utilizando el sistema de denominacion GEOREF
, (10) el cual utiliza dos pares de letras.
Journal articles are indexed in leading scientific abstract journals such as Biological Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, GeoRef
and Zoological Record.
While the number of available databases via FirstSearch varies slightly from year to year, we now have unlimited access to some 60 databases with at least 13 of those relevant to this field: Agricola, Applied Science and Technology Index, BasicBiosis, Biological/Agricultural Index, CAS-StudentEdition (Chemistry), Contents1st (Table-of-Contents Service), Dissertation Abstracts, Environmental Science and Pollution Management, Geobase, Georef
(Geosciences), GPO, and Worldcat.
COMPENDEX 1,086,289 Engineering ABI 454,251 Business Periodical Literature GEOREF
1,748,996 Geology and Geophysics ERIC 803,022 Educational Materials PSYCINFO 323,952 Psychology