Finding materials relevant to your research and studies can be a daunting task. With over 3 million books and subscriptions to thousands of journals, some in hardcopy but an increasing number in digital form we have a wide variety of tools and strategies to help you find what you need. The guidance provided below can help you navigate to the most useful resources that we have for accessing our holdings for Earth & Planetary Science.
The information provided below is focused on general strategies and resources that are appropriate across many of the sub-disciplines within E&PS. More specific information for individual sub-disciplines can be found under the "Specific Topic Areas" menu on the left.
In addition, here is a list of government databases that might also be relevant in your research.
We have a large collection of both physical books and ebooks in our collections for your use. Most of them are discoverable through our campus' library catalogs, but some also appear in a number of specialized databases to which we subscribe. Core catalogs that you will want to use in your search for books include:
If you find a book that we don't have in our collections in either hardcopy or ebook form you can request it through out interlibrary loan service:
Access to Earth Science data is critical to modern data-intensive research. While the number of key data resources is rapidly growing, the list provided below is a starting point for some key data resources in E&PS.