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GEG 102: World Geography: Follow the Thing Project Resources


This guide will help you successfully conduct research for both of your major projects this semester. Bookmark the page so you can return to it often!

  • Don't hesitate to ask if you've got questions! Send Anna an email ( - I enjoy helping you solve any research problems you have. We can work via email or set up a virtual or in person time to chat.
  • You can also find library and research help at the library's Information Desk or via Reference Services

If you need a refresher on using the library, consult our Library FAQs and an overview of the Library. We also have a guide on how to do research well - use it to brush up and expand your research skills!

Geography & Interdisciplinary Academic Journals

Business / Industry Perspective Journals


These two databases may be especially useful for your project. Academic Search Premier includes scholarly, news, consumer, and trade publications. Business Source Premier includes business news, industry reports, and trade publications.

Catalog Search Box

Use this box to search for books at Gustavus. For more information on how to do this - and how to find books from other libraries - click on the Books tab above!

Advanced search · Books, videos, and music

Websites of Manufacturers and Industry Associations

Search for websites of manufacturer or industry associations. For examples, see this list of over 2,000 professional and industry associations:

Industry Profiles

Organizations Focusing on Corporate Environmental and Social Rights Violations

Consumer Advocacy Groups

The links below provide lists of consumer advocacy groups and an example of a consumer advocacy group.

Environmental Groups & Agencies

These are just a few examples of environmental advocacy groups and government agencies. You can search for other international, federal, state, local, advocacy, and environmental research entities.


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