Librarian - Erica Chapman
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) is a multidisciplinary index giving access to articles in over 8,000 journals with many available in full-text.
Dissertations & Theses (ProQuest) includes bibliographic citations for dissertations and theses worldwide, from 1861 to the present, with full-text access available for the newer titles, and abstracts available for the older titles.
*Google Scholar provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.
*Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale Cengage Learning) is a resource that utilizes many different sources to provide information on both sides of controversial topics.
*AAPG/Datapages Combined Publications database contains over 60,000 articles from sources including AAPG Publications, SEPM Journal, GCAGS Transactions, and Journal of Petroleum Geology.
American Chemical Society Web Editions (ACS Web Editions) provides online full-text access to all ACS journal and magazine publications with coverage from 1996 to present.
Earth Sciences Commons™ from The Digital Commons Network provides free access to full-text scholarly articles and other research from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, this dynamic research tool includes peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.
*GeoRef (EBSCO) includes citations to nearly 2 million international records about geology and earth sciences.
Science & Technology Collection (EBSCO) provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,700 publications, of which over 800 leading, full-text journals cover relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Topics include astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, physics, archaeology, and materials science.
*SciFinder is an access point to several Chemical Abstracts databases, providing chemical literature from over 10,000 journals, 1907-present, including organic and inorganic substance information (CAS registry), patents, structure diagrams, and more. New users start here.
*Scirus: for scientific information only searches more than 150 million science-related Web sites, along with 11 journal databases with full-text articles often included.
Online Books: Geology
Browse the Collection!
QE 1-996.5 Geology
QE 351-399.2 - Mineralogy
QE 420-499 - Petrology
QE 500-639.5 - Dynamic and Structural Geology
QE 521-545 - Volcanoes and Earthquakes
QE 601-613.5 - Structural Geology
QE 640-699 - Stratigraphy
QE 701-760 - Paleontology
QE 760.8-899.2 - Paleozoology
QE 901-996.5 - Paleobotany
CAS Source Index (CASSI) Search Tool Locate the bibliographic details you need quickly and easily. Search by Title, Abbreviation, CODEN, ISBN, or ISSN
Martindale's "The Reference Desk" Calculators On-line Center (Geosciences)
Calculators for various Dating methods, Plate tectonic reconstruction, Geothermics, Gravity, Seismology, etc.
Resources of Scholarly Societies - Earth Sciences
A directory of scholarly societies in the earth sciences, each society site providing links to its own resources, and links to other recommended related sites.
Dictionary of Abbreviations and Acronyms
Abbreviations and acronyms of terms used in Geographic Information Systems, Cartography and Remote Sensing.
Earthquake Hazards Program (USGS)
Worldwide information on earthquakes.
FIELD TRIP GUIDEBOOKS
Geologic Guidebooks of North America Database
This is the electronic version of the print edition of this publication. It is searchable by geologic feature, formation or other subject term. It also provides lists of libraries that own the relevant guidebooks found.
National Geologic Map Database (USGS)
A catalog of paper and digital geologic maps and where to find them, including paleontological, geophysical, structural, environmental, hazard, and resource maps. It also provides links to other sites for topographic maps, and a Geologic Name file that gives basic descriptions of geologic rock units.
American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database
An interface to a crystal structure database that includes every structure published in the American Mineralogist, The Canadian Mineralogist, European Journal of Mineralogy and Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, as well as selected datasets from other journals.
An exhaustive mineral database providing descriptions of more than 4,000 mineral species, with more than 5,000 pages of data, and links to other sources of mineral data on the web.
Texas Bureau of Economic Geology
The Bureau of Economic Geology functions as the State Geological Survey for Texas. Many of the bureau’s publications are available in the Texas Documents collection at Stephen F. Austin State University on the second floor of Ralph W. Steen Library.
USGS Minerals Information
Statistics and information on world supply, demand and flow of minerals and materials essential to the U.S. economy.
Geologic Time Chart
Produced by the University of California at Berkley Museum of Paleontology, this site will allow you to explore Geologic Time.
Volcanoes of the World
The USGS volcano site.
Note: The databases marked with an asterisk (*) are not part of any search using the Articles & More choice from the library home page.