Keyguide to Information Sources on the Polar and Cold Regions

Keyguide to Information Sources on the Polar and Cold Regions

by William James Mills, P. Speak

Hardcover

$140.00

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780720121766
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/28/1998
Pages: 330
Product dimensions: 6.24(w) x 9.53(h) x 1.24(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionix
For whom is this Keyguide intended?x
Contents and arrangementxi
Acknowledgementsxiii
Part ISurvey of the polar and cold regions and information sources relating to them1
1The nature and scope of polar and cold regions research3
2Polar and cold regions organizations and infrastructure14
3Education and careers30
4Information searching--resources and strategies40
5Who? what? where?54
5.1Information about individuals54
5.2Data and statistics58
5.3Maps and atlases66
6Resources for the study of the polar and cold regions78
6.1Libraries78
6.2Archives82
6.3Museums90
Part IIBibliography99
2.1Regional and general sources100
2.11Guides to information100
2.12Bibliographies101
2.13General accounts110
2.14Bibliographic databases116
2.15Special types of publication120
2.151Conference proceedings and papers120
2.152Reports120
2.153Review articles121
2.154Theses and dissertations121
2.155Translations122
2.16Current awareness122
2.17Periodicals123
2.18Internet resources127
2.2Subject sources129
2.21Earth sciences129
2.211Geology and geophysics131
2.212Glaciology136
2.213Meteorology and climatology145
2.214Upper atmospheric physics147
2.215Oceanography148
2.22Life and environmental sciences150
2.221Ecology and environment152
2.222Microbiology154
2.223Botany154
2.224Zoology158
2.23Human and social sciences168
2.231Native peoples169
2.232Archaeology177
2.233Languages182
2.234Economic development185
2.235Politics, government and law187
2.236Health and medicine191
2.24Arts and humanities194
2.241History194
2.242Art, film, music and literature208
2.243Philately214
2.25Engineering and related subjects216
2.251Cold regions engineering217
2.252Mining and mineral resources220
2.253Transport221
2.26Travel and expeditions223
2.261Expedition logistics223
2.262Mountaineering224
2.263Tourism225
2.264Maps and atlases226
2.265Place names231
Part IIIDirectory of selected organizations239
3.1International research and other organizations239
3.2National research and other organizations245
3.3Libraries, archives and other information services279
3.4Museums288
3.5Publishers296
3.6Specialist suppliers of polar and cold regions books298
Index301

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