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Article Databases

  • Alaska & Polar Periodical Index
    Cites articles in English about Alaska, northern Canada, northern Scandinavia, the Russian Far East, and Antarctica. Coverage is strong from the 1980s to the present.
  • Arctic & Antarctic Regions
    World's largest collection of international polar databases. Over 1 million records covering multidisciplinary research on cold regions, spanning from 1800 to the present.

Additional Resources

  • Anchorage Daily News (via NewsBank)
    Complete full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community. Date range is Oct. 1995-current.
  • Arctic & Antarctic Regions
    The ARLIS subscriptions to the NISC Databases are available to UAA students, staff, and faculty, and to the public on ARLIS library computers during ARLIS open hours (8 am – 5 pm, M-F). An ARLIS reference librarian will be happy to to help.
  • Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
    Complete full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community. Paid advertisements are excluded.
  • Juneau Empire
    Complete full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community. Paid advertisements are excluded.
  • Wenger Anthropological Eskimo Database
    Focuses on first contact and primary source literature pertaining to the Inuit of Alaska, Canada, Chukotka, and Greenland. It contains the full text and illustrations of 200 significant English-language works, many of which are out of print.
 

Websites

Arctic Blue Books
A searchable, World-Wide Web version of Andrew Taylor's unique index more info

Arctic Environmental Atlas
Interactive map service presents environmental variables and parameters on the environment in the Arctic region. more info

Biobasis
The goal of BioBasis is to monitor the dynamics of a large variety of organisms and biological processes in Northeast Greenland. more info

Cold Regions Bibliography Project
The Antarctic Bibliography covers all disciplines related to the region. more info

Directory of Polar and Cold Regions Organizations
Brief details of organizations with interests relating to the polar and cold regions. more info

International Polar Heritage Committee
A resource of information on matters related to the human heritage of Arctic and Antarctic regions. more info

Polar Web
Internet resources dealing with the lands and waters surrounding the North Pole and the South Pole more info

UAA School of Engineering Homepage
University of Alaska Anchorage: School of Engineering Homepage more info

More Websites

  • Scott Polar Research Institute
    World's most comprehensive polar library and archives, includes databases, collections, directories, image archives, and historical documentation on the Antarctic, and Arctic and northern regions.
  • Arctic Portal
    Web gateway to all things arctic.

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