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Here is a great place to start for finding reliable and scholarly information sources.

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Use these suggested databases to find articles on most Earth and Atmospheric Sciences topics. For resources related to other natural sciences and to engineering see additional Research Guides.

If you have any questions about using these resources, let me know.  (You can access them from ANYWHERE.  When you select a resource from off campus you will be prompted for your Cougarnet account.)

  • AAPG Datapages  
    Full text of AAPG Bulletin and other AAPG publications.
  • AGU Digital Library
    Full text of American Geophysical Union journals.
  • GeoRef  
    Comprehensive geoscience database from American Geological Institute.

    For advanced searching, especially related to formations or other geographic terminology, use the Thesaurus option to choose keywords.

    (See AGI 's introduction to using the thesaurus:
  • GeoScienceWorld  
    Full text of 40+ key journals in geosciences.
  • OpenGeosci
    Search for maps, cross sections, charts, data, etc from GeoscienceWorld publications.
  • GIS-UDRIL (GIS Upstream Digital Reference Information Library)
    Provides geological data in georeferenced formats for use in GIS mapping applications.
  • OnePetro  
    Full text of SPE papers, Offshore Technology Conference papers and others.
  • Petroleum Abstracts TULSA Database  
    Premier resource for petroleum exploration and production journal literature.
  • ScienceDirect  
    Full text of Elsevier journals, the largest publisher of science and technology journals
    Similar to Web of Science for citation searching. Find who cited who from 1996-present. Covers more publications than Web of Science.
  • Web of Science  
    Highly cited journals in the sciences and engineering. Find who cited who from 1955-present.
  • SpringerLink  
    Publications from Springer (science publisher).

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