Geological Sciences

Welcome.  This gateway introduces some of the library resources (databases, journals, maps, data, books) and services that support the Geological Sciences.

AccessScience

AccessScience is an authoritative online resource that contains incisively written, high-quality reference material that covers all major scientific disciplines.

AGU Digital Library

Publication coverage: 1896 - present

Collection of publications from the American Geophysical Union (includes 14 AGU journals, 6 partnered journals, 3 book series, and lectures/interviews.)

Copper Technical Reference Library

Publication coverage: 1965 to present

This database provides in-depth coverage of copper, its alloys and compounds, ranging from mining and extractive metallurgy, to antimicrobial properties, to the use of copper in electronics and semiconductors.

Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science

Publication coverage: Published 2013

The second revised edition of the Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science provides both students and professionals with an up-to-date reference work. Contains about 375 articles,and more than 3,000 illustrations.

GEOBASE

Publication coverage: 1974 - present

GEOBASE consists of the latest information on the earth sciences, ecology, geology, human and physical geography, and environmental sciences, focusing on, and highlighting, the human and social impacts on both.

Geological Maps in the Maps Library

Publication coverage: Varies by map

This is an inventory of the Canadian Geophysical and Geochemical series print maps now held in the Stauffer Maps Library.

GeoRef

Publication coverage: Geology of North America: 1693 - present ; Geology worldwide: 1933 - present

Established by the American Geological Institute (AGI) in 1966, GeoRef indexes over several thousand journals in 40 languages as well as books, maps, reports, most U.S. Geological Survey publications, and American and Canadian masters and doctoral theses.

GEOSCAN Database

Publication coverage: Varies by publication

Comprises more than 45,000 records of publications released by Canada Centre for Remote Sensing (CCRS) or Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) authors.

GeoScienceWorld

Publication coverage: Varies by publication.

GeoScienceWorld (GSW) is a full-text resource for research and communications in the earth sciences, which is built on a core database of 46 peer-reviewed journals and is integrated with the GeoRef index.

IMMAGE Online

Publication coverage: 1979 - present (updated frequently)

A reference database for the international minerals industry run by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining Online.
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