Geology & Earth Sciences
More books about geology and earth sciences can be found in section QE.
Journal ArticlesAcademic Search Premier
This multidisciplinary database is a great place to start looking for articles on
Applied Science and Technology
This general science database has millions of articles on geology, earth sciences,
environmental science, and related fields.
GEORef is the premier geology article database and can be used to locate articles
on a wide variety of topics including chemistry, tectonics, geologic time, hydrology,
JSTOR is a journal archive that includes articles on scientific topics, including
geography and paleontology.
Created by Nature Publishing, this database provides access to preprints of academic
papers in genetics, biology, microbiology, and more.
Web ResourcesEncyclopedia of Earth
The Encyclopedia of Earth contains information on geology, evolution, biology, and
This site is a portal to geosciences information created by the United States Government.
In addition to statistical and scientific information, this site can also be used
to find and create maps.
Geology and Earth Sciences Terms and Definitions
This online dictionary contains short, mostly jargon-free definitions of many geology
and earth sciences terms.
The main goal of this site is to enable interagency data management and sharing. The
result is that government high-quality data is available to everyone. "Ask Dr. Global
Change" helps user's access data to answer specific global change questions.
Created by geologists at the Research Foundation of the State of New York, this site
is a database of articles, books, and other materials about earthquakes. No full text
is included in the database. Use the Library's catalog or Journals by Title to locate copies.
Science.gov searches over 36 databases and 1,850 selected websites, offering 200 million
pages of authoritative U.S. government science information, including research and
State of Utah Government Publications
Search the State of Utah's Digital Library for thousands of government documents on
the geology and hydrology of Utah.
Structural Geology on the Web
This Web site, aptly characterized as "a deformed road cut along the information superhighway,"
provides a comprehensive array of hypertext links to resources in structural geology
and in the deeper area of tectonics, including plate tectonics.
U.S. Geological Survey Library
This site has four main sections. The "What's New" section deals with current database
and information projects. A second section, "About the Library" addresses the library's
topical coverage, the conditions of public access, and the identity of administrative,
reference, circulation, and loan personnel at each library location. The third section
"Databases" features a link to the indexed catalog of holdings in the USGS library.
The fourth section "Special Collections" includes a number of important links to searchable
Western Waters Digital Library
The Western Waters Library contains information about books and reports on hydrology
and water issues in the American West.
This new search engine can be used to find the answers to factual questions and can
solve mathematical and engineering problems, look up materials and chemical properties,
and much more.