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AAPG Datapages This link opens in a new window
Online journal for geoscientists working in energy fields and environmental geosciences.
Published by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.
GeoScienceWorld This link opens in a new window
Includes the Georef database.
Excellent starting point for research in the geosciences. Access geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses.
Nature Journals Online This link opens in a new window
Covers a variety of scientific disciplines from Nature journals, including the earth and environmental sciences, biological sciences, physics, chemistry, and engineering. Also includes a grant-finder tool.
SciFinder This link opens in a new window
Database for chemical literature, indexing journal articles and patent records, chemical substances and reactions.
You will need to create an account the first time you use SciFinder.
SciTech Premium Collection This link opens in a new window
Useful for conducting literature reviews and research in the earth sciences.
Includes scholarly (peer-reviewed) journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.
Web of Science This link opens in a new window
Index of the major journal literature in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Useful for interdisciplinary research.
Why Geology Matters
Learn about Earth's history based on information extracted from rocks, ice cores, and other natural archives. This book gives an overview of how geology has shaped the world and how we live in it.
Earth's Deep History
This book tells the story of how humans gradually uncovered the mysteries of Earth.
Gale in Context: Science This link opens in a new window
Shows how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues. Use Browse Topics to find information on topics in geoscience.
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