Browse results for: Places in Databases

Highly Recommended Databases

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  • Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online

    A fully searchable, encyclopedic database of over 165,000 geographical places and features of all kinds. Lists names, descriptions, and ...

  • Europa World Plus

    Online version of the Europa World Year Book and all nine volumes of the Europa Regional Surveys of the World series, containing ...

  • Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia

    The 3rd edition of this comprehensive resource, now published by Gale, provides entries on the physical geography of every country in ...

  • Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

    Contains informaton about almost 2 million physical and cultural geographic features in the United States.

  • GEONet Names Server

    The GEOnet Names Server (GNS) provides access to the National Imagery and Mapping Agency's (formerly Defense Mapping Agency) database ...

Other Databases

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  • Africa Development Indicators

    Africa Development Indicators contains over 1,600 indicators and time series from 1961 to the present for 53 countries.

  • Ann Arbor Postcards

    The Making of Ann Arbor Postcard collection is comprised of 260 online images.

  • Bentley Historical Library Finding Aids

    The University of Michigan EAD (Encoded Archival Description) Finding Aids site provides access to finding aids or descriptive inventories …

  • Bentley Historical Library Finding Aids

    The University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library EAD Finding Aids site provides access to finding aids or descriptive inventories.

  • Bentley Image Bank, Bentley Historical Library

    Over 1,700 digitized images of original photographs, maps, paintings, etc. illustrating the history of UM, Michigan and Ann Arbor.

  • Broadway Park

    The Broadway Park Redesign Project is a partnership of the University of Michigan Arts of Citizenship Program and the City of Ann Arbor Dep…

  • Canada's Geographical Names

    Search for geographic names in Canada.

  • Center for Geographic Information

    Michigan demographic, economic, educational, geographic, and recreation data. Formerly called the Michigan Information Center, CGI now ...

  • CultureGrams

    CultureGrams is a leading reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on countries across the globe

  • UN Data

    You can find official statistics produced by countries and compiled by United Nations data system, as well as estimates and ...

  • Encyclopædia Britannica

    Encyclopaedia Britannica's latest article database (including hundreds of articles not found in the print edition), Merriam-Webster's ...

  • English Heritage Archives

    Database of over one million catalogue entries describing photographs, plans, and drawings of England's buildings and historic sites.

  • Getty Thesaurus of Geographical Names

    This thesaurus contains around 1,000,000 names and other information about places, including all continents and nations of the modern ...

  • Historic Buildings of Ann Arbor

    The Historic Buildings of Ann Arbor collection includes over 200 images of houses, churches and other local buildings in Ann Arbor.

  • Historical Atlas of the Islamic World

    Among the great civilizations of the world, Islam remains an enigma to Western readers. Now, in a beautifully illustrated historical ...

  • Landscan

    Landscan provides worldwide gridded population data available each year from 2000 to 2015

  • Making of Ann Arbor Text Collection

    The Making of Ann Arbor is a public collection of resources on the history and development of the Ann Arbor community.

  • Michigan County Histories and Atlases

    Collection of digitized reproductions of Michigan county atlases and histories as a resource for historical and genealogical research.

  • Michigan GIS Open Data

    From the State of Michigan agency called the Center for Shared Solutions.

  • Milwaukee Neighborhoods: Photos & Maps 1885-1992

    A searchable database of 638 digital images of Milwaukee neighborhoods drawn from the photo collections of the American Geographical ...

  • MyWorldAbroad

    Offers career and travel resources for going abroad to study, volunteer, intern, teach, travel or work.

  • Online Index to Hatcher Graduate Library Reference Books

    Searchable full text index to 7,500 print reference works shelved in the Hatcher Graduate Library.

  • OxResearch

    Provides succinct analytical articles covering world & regional economic and political developments and their impact on business.

  • Pictorial History of Ann Arbor

    The Pictorial History of Ann Arbor collection includes over 400 historical images of Ann Arbor from 1824 to 1974.

  • Saline Area Historical Photos

    Searchable collection of over 700 photographs of Saline, Michigan.

  • Saline Historic Homes

    Saline Historic Homes is a collection of photos of historic structures in Saline, Michigan built up to 1944.

  • Saline Valley Farms Photographs

    Searchable collection of Saline Valley Farms photographs.

  • Sanborn Maps Geo Edition

    Geo Edition provides geo-coding and indexing by address for a selection of Sanborn maps.

  • Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970

    Sanborn maps are large-scale plans of urban areas. Maps of over 12,000 US cities and towns.

  • Social Explorer

    Social Explorer provides easy access to demographic information about the United States, from 1790 to present. Create maps and reports.

  • Students on Site

    Students on Site is designed to use local history and geography as a site of innovative teaching and learning.

  • World Development Indicators

    Provides economic, social and environmental indicators for 210 economies. From the World Bank.

  • Ypsilanti Historical Society Photo Archives

    Searchable collection of photographs from the Archives of the Ypsilanti Historical Society.