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Geology Research Guide



This guide is designed to assist students enrolled in Geology courses with locating Library resources for their research assignments. The guide is organized into steps that cover the basic research process for locating and citing relevant sources used in writing a paper or other projects. For general research assistance other than Geology, view the links listed under Research Tools.

Subject keyword search terms related to Geology include:

Earth science • Natural history • Archaeological geology • Astrogeology • Glaciology • Historical geology • Hydrogeology • Iron ores--geology • Petroleum--geology • Physical geology • Sediments • Volcanology • Geological time• Catastrophes (geology) • Dinosaurs • Rock formations • Gemstones •Climatology