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Geology Research Guide

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

Note on Changes to Services

NOTE ON CHANGES TO SERVICE DUE TO COVID-19

In an effort to prioritize the safety of our students, faculty, staff and visitors, Parks Library is closed for the foreseeable future. During this time, in-person library services will not be available. However, you can still contact your subject librarian for support and access online resources available through the Library. 

For up-to-date information about services affected by the shutdown, please visit the library's COVID-19 Response webpage.

Basic Resources

Items listed here are basic research tools useful for finding journal, magazine, and newspaper articles relevant to geology and earth sciences.

World Events

Web resources useful for finding information on recent and current geological events such as earthquakes, volcano activity,etc.

Facts and Definitions

Encyclopedias for geology:

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