A multidisciplinary database of indexed research literature on the earth sciences including Geography.
Coverage in many areas of science. Polk subscribes to approx. 1700 full text journals from 2006 - present.
SocIndex with Full Text
Over 2 million records from more than 1,200 "core" journals (some dating as far back as 1895), plus another selected group of over 3,200 journals
U.S. Census & Other Statistical Sites
Links to U.S. Government sites and more provided by the Government Documents section of Polk Library.
World Factbook, CIA
Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos.
National Climatic Data Center
This sub agency of the National Weather Service provides historical weather statistics collected at weather stations throughout the United States and offers them here (some are free and some require a fee). As a member of the Federal Depository Library Program, Polk Library has one free account to assist patrons in accessing all of the information provided here.
Demographic Service Center - Department of Administration
This site provides demographic information for Wisconsin including interactive maps that include population statistics for Wisconsin.
Astronomical Atlas Online
This site maintained as a collaboration between the United States Navy and the Royal Navy provides a annual schedule of predicted astronomical events.
A large and comprehensive index to literature on wild mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians.