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Geology Research Guide

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

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NOTE ON CHANGES TO SERVICE DUE TO COVID-19

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[Updated 12/09/2020]

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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