Skip to Main Content
Victor Valley College Library
Victor Valley College
Geology Research Guide
Search this Guide
Geology Research Guide
Citing Sources and Plagiarism
Contact a Librarian
Some recommended websites are listed below:
The American Geosciences Institute
AGI was founded in 1948, under a directive of the National Academy of Sciences, as a network of associations representing geoscientists with a diverse array of skills and knowledge of our planet. The Institute provides information services to geoscientists, serves as a voice of shared interests in our profession, plays a major role in strengthening geoscience education, and strives to increase public awareness of the vital role the geosciences play in society’s use of resources, resilience to natural hazards, and the health of the environment. Includes links to programs, publication and other member societies.
American Institute of Professional Geologists
The American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG), founded in 1963, is the largest association dedicated to promoting geology as a profession. It presently has more than 7,800 members in the U.S. and abroad, organized into 36 regional Sections. The Institute adheres to the principles of professional responsibility and public service and is the only international organization that certifies the competence and ethical conduct of geological scientists in all branches of the science with members employed in industry, government, and academia. AIPG emphasizes competence, integrity and ethics. AIPG is an advocate for the profession and communicates regularly to federal and state legislators and agencies on matters pertaining to the geosciences.
The Geological Society of America
The Geological Society of America (GSA) is a global professional society with a growing membership of more than 26,000 individuals in 115 countries. GSA provides access to elements that are essential to the professional growth of earth scientists at all levels of expertise and from all sectors: academic, government, business, and industry. The Society unites thousands of earth scientists from every corner of the globe in a common purpose to study the mysteries of our planet (and beyond) and share scientific findings. GSA is supported, in part, by funds donated to and raised by the GSA Foundation.
The Geological Society of London
The Geological Society of London is a not-for-profit organisation, and a registered charity (no. 210161). Its aims are to improve knowledge and understanding of the Earth, to promote Earth science education and awareness, and to promote professional excellence and ethical standards in the work of Earth scientists, for the public good.
A comprehensive resource of eBooks for researchers in the Earth Sciences.
GSA Webinar Library
Recorded webinars focused on grants, programs, career development, and educator tools, including information about remote teaching resources, such as virtual landscapes, GigaPan, and Google Earth.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Use Real-Time Ocean Data to Explore the Environment.
Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH): Geology
Published annually by the U.S. Department of Labor, the OOH provides career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations. Search under "geology" to find a list of occupations.
Open Journal of Geology
Open Journal of Geology (OJG) is an international journal dedicated to the latest advancements in geology. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in different areas of geology.
ScienceDaily is best known for showcasing the top science news stories from the world’s leading universities and research organizations. Updated several times a day with breaking news and feature articles on the discoveries in all fields of the physical, biological, earth and applied sciences.
U.S. Forest Service Stories in Stone
A StoryMap highlighting the tremendous diversity of geologic features in our National Forest System (NFS) lands.
Streaming Media >>
Nov 28, 2023 10:43 AM
Login to LibApps