Geology Research Guide

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Try these databases first to find journal articles in this discipline.
  • GeoRef (1785 [North America]; 1933 [Int'l])
    International database of journal articles, conference proceedings, and book chapters covering geology and earth sciences.
  • Web of Science (1984 to present)
    Search thousands of journals across the sciences and social sciences and track cited references to locate more recent articles.
  • Agricultural & Environmental Science Database (ProQuest) (1960 to present)
    Multidisciplinary database providing access to the international literature in agricultural and environmental science.
  • GeoScienceWorld (1905 to present)
    Collection of journals published by leading geoscientific organizations and societies.

For more databases, use the subject filter on A-Z Databases

Use these encyclopedias and reference works to get started on a topic.
  • Reference Universe
    Searchable index of the library's entire reference collection, both print and electronic.
Find streaming audio and video in these collections.
  • Kanopy Streaming Video
    Kanopy offers a broad selection of thousands of streaming films, documentaries, and theatrical releases covering a wide variety of subject areas, with additional new releases launched monthly. If close-captioning is not included, it can be requested. Interactive transcripts are included. Note that US feature films are not typically part of the Kanopy offerings.
Start with these recommended freely available resources in this discipline.

Translate journal abbreviation using JAbbr or All that JAS

    Microstructural geochronology : planetary records down to atom scale Frost Library; QE508 .M53 2018

    Tectonic evolution, collision, and seismicity of southwest Asia Frost Library; QE634.M53 T43 2017

    Rock, bone, and ruin : an optimist's guide to the historical sciences (Currie, Adrian, author.) Frost Library; QE711.3 .C68 2018

    The late Triassic world : Earth in a time of transition Frost Library; QE732 .L38 2017

    Tectonosedimentary relations of Pennsylvanian to Jurassic strata on the Colorado Plateau (Dickinson, William R., author.) Frost Library; QE79.5 .D53 2018

    Weird dinosaurs : the strange new fossils challenging everything we thought we knew (Pickrell, John, author.) Frost Library; QE861.4 .P53 2016

    Woolly : the true story of the quest to revive one of history's most iconic extinct creatures (Mezrich, Ben, 1969-) Frost Library; QE882.P8 M49 2017

    The emerald planet : how plants changed Earth's history (Beerling, D. J., author.) Frost Library; QE905 .B44 2017