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EESC 1000 Introduction to Geology Library Guide: Books

Locating the book you want!

Due to the interdisciplinary nature of Earth and Environmental Sciences, print books on your topic may be located across the entire library system. For the most part, the main collection is located in the Van Pelt library on the 3rd floor, but for when your book may be located elsewhere click here for a map of the other library locations.

Geological Society Publications

Geological Society of America

-Memoirs - Results of long-term study of a subject; likely to remain the authoritative reference on a subject for a number of years

-Special Papers - State-of-the-art treatments of rapidly evolving subjects; series published since 1934

-Field Guides - Illustrated with maps and road logs; written for field trips held at GSA and other organizations’ meetings

Geological Society of London 

-Memoirs - Memoirs are definitive treatments of their subjects by acknowledged experts in their field. They are available in print, can be searched by topic or title

-Special Papers - They represent a state-of-the-art treatment of their subject matter.

Finding Book Material in the Libraries

Below is a list of links to a few subject specific ebook collections. There are additonal ebooks that the library has access to, they can be found by doing a keyword search in Franklin. The Franklin search box, located for your convenience to the left, will find both print and online books. 

Reference materials

Large Earth and Environmental Ebook packages

Subject Guide

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