Geography and Travel

Databases

gale hospitality
gale national geographic

Gale OneFile: Hospitality and Tourism provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications that cover topics including the cultural and economic aspects of travel and tourism. The database offers current and relevant content that provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industries. The curious traveler will also find a wealth of information, from contents on state parks and information on planning a vacation to full-text travel guides from Fodor's.

Explore over a century of iconic images and photography and fascinating narratives that capture the wonder of our planet and beyond with the National Geographic Magazine Archive. As generations of researchers and fans will attest, the iconic monthly publication provides unparalleled, in-depth coverage of society, cultures, nature, science, technology, travel, geography, and more -- making it an essential resource for educators and students as well as general readers. Thanks to advanced digital technology, your library can now offer complete, unlimited access to the magazine main content through 2015 -- every article from every issue, each fully searchable through an intuitive interface.

handbookTX
proquest texsan maps

Handbook of Texas
A multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture. The Handbook of Texas Online is a project of the Texas State Historical Association.

Texas Digital Sanborn Maps
Detailed property and land-use records depicting the architecture of Texas towns and cities throughout the past hundred years.

Websites

National Geographic
Explore National Geographic Online. A world leader in geography, cartography and exploration.