Geography Guide

This page lists only subject-specific resources for Geography. General information about searching for resources is available on the Guides page and in the options at the right (or at the bottom) of this page.

On this page:

Scientific Writing

The Craft of Scientific Writing
General Collection: T 11 .A37 2018

How to Write Technical Reports: Understandable Structure, Good Design, Convincing Presentation, 2nd ed.
General Collection: T 11.H4713 2019

Learning to Communicate in Science and Engineering
General Collection: Q 223 .P64 2010

Scientific Writing and Communication: Papers, Proposals, and Presentations
General Collection: Q 223 .H63 2014


Atlas of Hawaiʻi
Hawaiian Reference Collection: G 1534.20 .U5

Atlas of the World National Geographic Society
Atlas Stands: G 1021 .N38

The New International Atlas = Der Neue Internationale Atlas
Atlas Stands: G 1021 .R23

Rand McNally Premier World Atlas
Atlas Stands: G 1021 .R45

[State] Atlas & Gazetteer Delorme Mapping Company
Reference Collection: G 1534.2 .D45

The State of Women in the World Atlas
Reference Collection: G 1046 .E1 S4

The State of the World Atlas
Reference Collection: G 1021 .K46

The Times Atlas of the World
Atlas Stands: G 1021 .T55


The library has a limited number of maps listed in LibCat. You may do better by browsing the Map Collection located on the 3rd floor (Upper Level), which includes:

  • World Maps - Produced by the National Geographic Society (NGS), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and others, these maps are of various sizes. These may be checked out.

  • Hawaiʻi Maps - United States Geological Survey (USGS) maps, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) charts, Census maps, etc. Many of these may be checked out. Other Hawaiʻi maps may be found in the Hawaiian Collection


Association of American Geographers

UH Hilo Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences