Geography & Travel

arrival guides

Arrival Guides is unique in that it’s entirely web-based, and all of its guides are available as free, high-quality PDF downloads.

Bureau of Land Management

The General Land Office Records from the Bureau of Land Management is an official resource from the U.S. Department of the Interior. This website provides live access to Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States, including image access to more than five million Federal land title records issued between 1788 and the present. Images of survey plats and field notes, land status records, and control document index records are also available.

digital sanborn maps

Digital Sanborn Maps contains detailed property and land-use records depicting the architecture of Texas towns and cities throughout the past hundred years. This is a TexShare database. Ask a librarian for login information.


Frommer's published one of the first travel guides (the 1957 Europe on $5 a Day). Founder Arthur Frommer still actively blogs on the site, offering unique perspectives on the travel industry sharpened by decades of observation.


Global Stat offers statistical information on globalisation, sustainability and human development focusing on the economic, environmental, political, social, societal and cultural performance of nations.


Wikitravel is an open source worldwide travel guide with more than 23,000 destination guides and other articles written and edited by Wikitravellers from around the globe.