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Earth Sciences: Online Resources

Earth Sciences: Online Resources


GeoRef - Provides indexing and abstracts to the geoscience literature of the world. Subjects includes crystallography, hydrology, marine geology, mineralogy, oceanography, paleontology and more. 1785 to present for N. America. 1933 for international to present. Updated 24 times a year. Offered through Cambridge Scientific Abstracts.

GeoScienceWorld - Portal which allows simultaneous searching among all GSW journals and all of GeoRef. GeoRef references are hyperlinked to articles in 30 leading geoscience journals from 22 leading societies and institutes and HighWire Press journals. literature may be graphically browsed using the "Topic Map" data-visualization tool.

Science Direct - Elsevier's journal portal provides full-text access to select (only titles with "Full-text available" icon are subscribed to) scientific, technical, and medical journals. Provides access to over 3,800 periodical titles and over 37,000 books. Some articles may be downloaded free of charge; others must be purchased.

See also Science (General) Online Resources links

Online Magazines/Journals

Popular Science - Full-text access from November 1, 2002 to present. Select Popular Science from the resulting list. Offered through NewsBank's America's News Magazines.

Science Online - provides full-text access to Science issues from 1997 to the present.

Science Illustrated - Full-text access from February 1, 2009 to present. Select Science Illustrated from the resulting list. Offered through NewsBank's America's News Magazines.

Reference Sources

Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather - available through LIBROS (online catalog). To access, perform a title search on 'encyclopedia of climate and weather.

Open Access Sources and Web Sites

Earth Revealed - 26 half-hour video on demand programs about geology and earth science topics, from Annenberg Media.

NASA Earth Observatory - web site of high-quality geological, environmental, and geographical information about the earth, include satellite images from the 1970's to the present.

See also Science (General) Online Resources links

General Online Databases - Use the links below to find more information in this subject area

Online Books and Catalogs
Online Video Resources
Journal / Magazine Article Databases
Newspaper Article Databases
Reference Databases