Find books, articles, and more on the subject of geology
Last Updated: Feb 21, 2013
Wondering where to start your research? Here are a couple places to start. For more options, check the specialized tabs at the top of this guide.
GeoRef is an excellent source for scholarly articles, books, book chapters, trade publications, government documents, and more!
- Web of Science
This is a great multi-disciplinary database. It tells you what other authors have cited an article, which can make it easier to find important or similar articles on your topic.
- The Catalog
Search for print and ebooks at the GVSU libraries. You can use ebooks from home (or anywhere else) 24/7!
This is a service that searches some of our databases and our catalog with one simple search box. This is a good place to start if you're having trouble finding anything, but for more detailed research, you should use Web of Science or GeoRef.
National Geologic Map Database
This database, from the USGS and AASG serves as an index to more than 90,000 maps by more than 600 publishers. You can search by title, author, themes, date, scale, and/or publisher.