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Geology Research Guide

Provides search tips for geological research materials and links to web resources.

Surveys

U.S. Geological Survey homepage can be accessed here.

Geological surveys publish a lot of material on the geology of a specific area. Many libraries received these publications for free up until the 1980's when surveys began charging libraries for the publications. Few libraries have publications from all of the U.S. state geological suveys, rather they tend to collect publications from neighboring states.

In the U.S., state surveys have changed name several times over the years. To locate a specific U.S. geological survey in Quick Search, do an author search - OR - do an author keyword search for the state name and geolog*.

Links to individual U.S. State Survey offices: Alabama || Alaska || Arizona || Arkansas || California || Colorado || Connecticut || Delaware || Florida || Georgia || Hawaii || Idaho || Illinois || Indiana || Iowa || Kansas || Kentucky || Louisiana || Maine || Maryland || Massachusetts || Michigan || Minnesota || Mississippi || Missouri || Montana || Nebraska || Nevada || New Hampshire || New Jersey || New Mexico || New York || North Carolina || North Dakota || Ohio || Oklahoma || Oregon || Pennsylvania || Rhode Island || South Carolina || South Dakota || Tennessee || Texas || Utah || Vermont || Virginia || Washington || West Virginia || Wisconsin || Wyoming

Societies

Iowa-related