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Resources in Geography at Ball State University Libraries. You can access this guide directly by going to

Subject Guide


Brenda Yates Habich


Phone:  765-285-1101



Library Links

Collections and Services

  • GIS Research and Map Collection
    econd floor of Bracken Library
  • Government Publications
    Bracken Library, 1st Floor West, many available online and searchable in CardCat 

  • ATLAS Collection
    Bracken Library, 2 East. Searchable by this format in CardCat's Advanced Search

Background Sources

CardCat Sample Searches

CardCat is Ball State’s catalog of library materials, available at

1. Type Geography or type United States Geography
2. Select Begins with
3. Select Subject from the drop-down menu
Perform the Geography search
Perform the United States Geography search

1. Type Physical Geography or type Human Geography
2. Select Keyword
3. Select Words or Phrase from the drop-down menu
Perform the Physical Geography search
Perform the  Human Geography