Atlas of the World

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426213549

Category: Reference

Page: 448

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Combining cartographic technology with physiographic and cultural content, this atlas has a section on the physical and natural world with core topics such as evolution of earth, geology, climate and biodiversity, a section on human activities such as population and migration as well as the seven continents

How to Ace the National Geographic Bee, Official Study Guide, Fifth Edition

Author: National Geographic, Kids

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426331398

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 176

View: 2265


The National Geographic Bee is a local, state, and national academic contest for students in grades four through eight. The competition culminates in a finals face-off, broadcast live on National Geographic Television. This is the ultimate guide for gearing up for the events. Like the Bee, the guide has expanded its range of material to include social studies, earth and space science, the environment, and culture. Of course, geography is at its core, and the guide features the latest country and geographic statistics; selected new question rounds; updated resources; new tips from past winners; and a brand new country index full of vital stats. It's the perfect resource to help millions of school kids prepare to compete in the Bee. It's also a fun and helpful resource for trivia buffs, challenge seekers, and college-bound test-takers.

Cataloging Sheet Maps

The Basics

Author: Paige G. Andrew

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317788591

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

View: 4405


Gain the skills necessary to catalog monographic sheet maps and map sets! With an easily understood how-to format, this ready reference manual will introduce you to the basics of cataloging sheet maps on OCLC, using MARC 21 and ISBD standards and AACR2R. It will guide you through each area of the bibliographic record, focusing most specifically on the title and statement of responsibility, mathematical data, physical description, main entry, and notes areas. Approaching the subject from the perspective that maps are not that much more difficult to catalog than monographs, this book will familiarize you with the few fields unique to map cataloging as well as the fields that are common to monographs but simply used in a different way. This essential volume: describes the cataloging process as it relates to all parts of the record, including subject analysis, coding of fixed fields and OXX fields, and creating G-class call numbers provides an up-to-date list of map cataloging tools presents special chapters on cataloging historical sheet maps and special formats such as wall maps, map series or sets, and reproductions includes illustrations of bibliographic records, field-level examples, tables of information, and diagrams of maps to be used to highlight key concepts Ideal for the new or inexperienced maps cataloger, this volume will help you become comfortable and confident while working with sheet maps. It also puts you in touch with current reference sources and tools, both online and off.

A Historical Atlas of Egypt

Author: Allison Stark Draper

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9780823944989

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Maps, text, and timeline chronicle the history of Egypt, from ancient times until the anti-war protests in Cairo in 2003.

National Geographic Learning's Visual Geography of Travel and Tourism

Author: Jan van Harssel,Richard H Jackson,Lloyd E. Hudman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305176472

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 640

View: 1463


Produced in partnership with the National Geographic Society, this remarkable book helps you master the basic tenets of world geography while exploring established and emerging tourist destinations worldwide. The book begins with an overview of geographic concepts and an introduction to the global tourism industry, including the perspective of both hosts and guests. World destinations are covered in twelve sections divided into short, easy-to-digest chapters, each presenting regional geographic information and physical, cultural, and touristic details specific to individual countries and locations. Each destination features a flag, National Geographic map, descriptive introduction from the National Geographic Atlas of the World, key facts and data, travel and cultural tips, and information on significant tourist destinations and attractions. Each section contains National Geographic articles in the features “Insider Info,” “Through the Visitor’s Eyes,” “City Highlights,” and “Preserving the Future.” In addition to extensive updates to reflect the latest trends and developments in world tourism, the Fifth Edition now features a vibrant, full-color design. Ideal for avid travelers and aspiring hospitality, travel, and tourism professionals, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LEARNING’s VISUAL GEOGRAPHY OF TRAVEL AND TOURISM, Fifth Edition, is an engaging and informative guide to the world’s varied and appealing destinations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Reference Books Bulletin, 2001-2002

A Compilation of Evaluations September 2001 Through August 2002

Author: Mary Ellen Quinn,Keir Graff

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9780838982198

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 111

View: 5047



Senior High School Library Catalog

Author: H.W. Wilson Company

Publisher: N.A


Category: Best books

Page: N.A

View: 3759


Each vol. is divided into 2 parts 1st-7th ed.: Dictionary catalog and Classified catalog; 8th-9th ed. have 3rd. part: Directory of publishers.