Geology

 

Subject Databases
E-Text
Websites

Interlibrary Loan

 

General Databases

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) A multidisciplinary index giving access to articles in over 8,000 journals, with many available in full-text.

Ambrose Video A collection of more than 600 video clips and full streaming programs on numerous documentaries that cover a variety of subjects areas, including fine arts, social sciences, minority achievements, climate change, history, philosophy, human biology, English and Shakespeare. All Ambrose Video content features: unlimited streaming to unlimited simultaneous users, both on campus and off; 100% closed captioning; and the ability to play on all mobile devices, including iPads and iPods.

Dissertations & Theses  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.

Films On Demand Master Academic Collection Provides access to over 20,000 streaming videos appropriate for academic research. Videos can be watched in their entirety, or as individual segments. Set up your free User Account to create and share customized playlists, save your favorite videos for quick access, and set your default preferences.

*Google Scholar Searches scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts, and articles.

*Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale Cengage Learning) Utilizes many different sources to provide information on both sides of controversial topics. Tutorial

Web of Science A multidisciplinary research portal that enables users to search current and retrospective information from approximately 8,500 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Web of Science also provides cited reference searching, allowing users to navigate forward, backward, and through the literature, searching all disciplines and time spans to uncover information relevant to their research.


Subject Databases

AAPG/Datapages Combined Publications Contains over 60,000 articles from sources including AAPG Publications, SEPM Journal, GCAGS Transactions, and Journal of Petroleum Geology.

Earth Sciences Commons™ Resource from The Digital Commons Network that 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, including over 800 full-text journals, covering astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, physics, archaeology, and materials science.

ScienceDirect One of the world’s leading sources for scientific, technical, and medical full-text research. It indexes more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and over 11,000 books. Abstracts are provided for articles not included in our institutional subscription. ScienceDirect also indexes many publications that Steen Library carries in print. Click here for a list of journals we subscribe to online through Science Direct. Note: You may be prompted to pay for articles to which we do not subscribe. These articles can, instead, be requested through Interlibrary Loan.

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eBooks

Online Books: Geology

 

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QE 1-996.5 Geology

QE 1-350.62 - General Geology, including geographical divisions
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351-399.2 - Mineralogy
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420-499 -  Petrology
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500-639.5 - Dynamic and Structural Geology
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521-545 - Volcanoes and Earthquakes
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601-613.5 - Structural Geology
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640-699 - Stratigraphy
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701-760 - Paleontology
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760.8-899.2 - Paleozoology
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901-996.5 - Paleobotany

 

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.

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Websites

U.S. Geological Survey  USGS provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useable information. USGS is responsible for the Earthquakes and Volcanoes  Hazards Programs, provides statistics and information on minerals, and is a sponsor of the National Geologic Map Database.

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.

 

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Note: The databases marked with an asterisk (*) are not part of any search using the Articles & More choice from the library home page.