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First Stop Resources

Encyclopedia of Earthquakes and Volcanoes go! Available in Print

Encyclopedia describing earth movement and volcanology around the world.

Encyclopedia of Field and General Geology go! Available in Print

General information on geology and environmental science.

Gale Virtual Reference Library go! info Available Online

Collection of online encyclopedias including many in the general sciences.

McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Earth Science go! Available Online

Online dictionary of earth science terminology.

USGS Science Topics go! Available Online

Wide range of science information provided by the United States Geologic Survey.

Articles (Research Databases)

GeoBase (on Engineering Village Platform) go! info Available Online

Citations and abstracts for articles about cartography, climatology, ecology, environment, geography, geology, geophysics, meterology, and volcanology.

GeoRef Database go! info Available Online

Citations and abstracts for articles in all fields of geology and geophysics.

Science Direct Database go! info Available Online

Indexing and full text to journals in all fields of science.


California Geology go! Available in Print

Monograph describes the volatile geology of California.

Geological Processes go! Multimedia Resource

Video offering visual description of the earth’s history.

Geology of Mars go! Available in Print

“First book to present direct comparisons between [geologic] locales on Earth and Mars”.

Glossary of Geology go! Available in Print

Comprehensive reference tool offering definitions of geoscience terminology.

Hard Road West go! Available in Print

Recent title combines the history and geology of California into one compelling narrative.

Scientific Style and Format

Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers go! Available in Print

The authoritative manual for writing and publishing in the sciences.

Streaming Video

Winds of Change go! Available Online

Streaming video describing changes to the earth’s atmosphere and their effect on the planet.


National Geologic Map Database go! Available Online

Online resource for geoscience mapping and related data.

United States Geologic Survey go! Available Online

Web presence of the primary scientific agency of the United States government.

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