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

    The web of geological sciences : advances, impacts, and interactions II Science Library; QE33 .W38 2017

    New advances in Devonian carbonates : outcrop analogs, reservoirs and chronostratigraphy Science Library; QE471.15.C3 N49 2016

    Quakeland : on the road to America's next devastating earthquake (Miles, Kathryn, 1974-, author.) Frost Library; QE538.8 .M5387 2017

    The tectonic setting and origin of cretaceous batholiths within the North American cordillera (Hildebrand, R. S. (Robert S.) author.) Science Library; QE606.5.N7 T43 2017

    Patrons of paleontology : how government support shaped a science (Davidson, Jane P., author.) Frost Library; QE705.A1 D38 2017

    Dinosaurs and Indians : paleontology resource dispossession from Sioux lands (Bradley, Lawrence W. (Lawrence Wayne) author.) Science Library; QE705.U6 B73 2014

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