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General contact information
Call a research librarian at the Fondren Library Center Research Help Desk, 214-768-2326.
Research Librarians are available during Fall and Spring semesters Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 9:00pm, Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm, and Saturday & Sunday noon - 6 pm (excluding university holidays).
Additional hours information may be available at Fondren Library Center.
This is a guide to starting points and strategies, both in the library and online, for research in Earth Sciences.
Soil Surveys - US States
Note, there are many more Soil Surveys in the library than are listed in the online catalog.
Find Soil Surveys of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and New Mexico in the Map Library shelved by state and county.
Find Soil surveys of all other states shelved at the end of Government Documents on West 8 in alphabetical order by state and county.
When searching for information use keywords specific to your topic such as:
crystallography; hydrology; mineralogy or minerals; paleontology or paleobotany; petroleum; stratigraphy; environmental geology; geochemistry; geoconservation; geophysics; alternative fuels/energy and engineering geology.