Geology Research Guide

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  • Databases
  • Reference
  • Media
  • Web
  • New Titles
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.
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

    Geoecology of the Marias River Canyon, Montana, USA (Schmitt, James G., author.) Science Library; QE38 .G335 2017

    Active global seismology Science Library; QE633.M43 A38 2017

    Show me the bone : reconstructing prehistoric monsters in nineteenth-century Britain and America (Dawson, Gowan, author.) Frost Library; QE705.A1 D39 2016

    Ichnoentomology : insect traces in soils and paleosols (Genise, Jorge Fernando, author.) Science Library; QE720.5 .G46 2016

    The trace-fossil record of major evolutionary events Science Library; QE720.5 .T65 2016

    The fate of the mammoth : fossils, myth, and history (Cohen, Claudine.) Frost Library; QE882.P8 C6413 2002