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Selected Resources


December, 2007
(251) 460-7025

The following is a basic list of library materials - see also the Geography and Marine Sciences guides. Please ask a reference librarian, e-mail the Reference Department at webref@southalabama.edu, or call 460-7025 for help.


GeoRef On SOUTHcat Plus, click on Articles, Indexes, Databases, then choose SilverPlatter.
Academic Onefile
. On SOUTHcat Plus, click on Articles, Indexes, Databases then choose Gale/InfoTrac.

Includes full-text for:
Atlantic Geology
Australian Journal of Soil Research
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences
Academic Search Premier. From library homepage, click on Articles, Indexes, Databases then choose EBSCO.
Includes full-text for:
Astronomy and Geophysics
Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences
Earthquakes and Volcanoes
European Journal of Soil Science
Journal of Geology
Journal of Metemorphic Geology
Rocks and Minerals
South African Journal of Geology
Science Direct. On SOUTHcat Plus under Articles, Indexes, Databases.
Includes full-text for:
Earth-Science Reviews
Engineering Geology
Journal of Applied Geophysics
Journal of Structural Geology
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research
Precambrian Research
Sedimentary Geology


Concise Oxford Dictionary of Earth Sciences. Reference QE 5 .C66 1990

Earth Science On File. Reference QE 43 .E27 1988

Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences. Reference QE 5 .E5137 1996

Encyclopedia of Earth System Science. Reference QE 5 .E514 1991

McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Earth Science. Reference QE 5 .M364 1997

Oxford Companion to the Earth. Reference QE 5 .O94 2000


Encyclopedia of Applied Geology. Reference QE5 .E5 1984
Encyclopedia of Field and General Geology. Reference QE 5 .E515 1988
Encyclopedia of Geology. Reference QE 5 .E516
Encyclopedia of Structural Geology and Plate Tectonics. Reference QE 601 .E53 1987
Glossary of Geology. Reference QE 5 .B38 1987
World Atlas of Geomorphic Features. Reference G 1046 .C2 S6 1980


Atlas of Economic Mineral Deposits. Reference TN 263 .D57 [1979]
Cambridge Guide to Minerals, Rocks, and Fossils. Reference QE 363.8 .B56 1999
Color Encyclopedia of Gemstones. Reference QE 392 .A69 1987
Dictionary of Rocks. Reference QE 423 .M58 1985
Encyclopedia of Mineralogy. Reference QE 355 .E49 [1981]
Encyclopedia of Minerals. Bookstacks QE 355 .R6 [1990]
Handbook of Mineralogy. Reference QE 366.8 .H36 1990 v.1
Manual of Mineralogy. Bookstacks QE 372 .K54 1993
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Geology and Mineralogy. Reference QE 5 .M3654 1997
Minerals. Bookstacks QE 365.2 .G8 2005
Minerals and Gemstones: An Identification Guide. Reference QE 367.2 B7613  1982b
Practical Handbook of Physical Properties of Rocks and Minerals. Reference QE 431.6 .P5 P73 1989
Treasure Hunter’s Gems & Mineral Guides to the U.S.A. Volume 3, Southeast States. Bookstacks QE 375.5 .S67 R84 2006


Atlas of Paleogeographic Maps of North America. Bookstacks G 1106 .C5 S3 1955
Dinosaurs: The Encyclopedia. Reference QE 862 .D5 G652 1997
Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs. Reference QE  862 .D5 E53 1997
Encyclopedia of Human Evolution and Prehistory. Reference GN 281 .E53 2000
Encyclopedia of Paleontology. Reference QE 703 .E523 1999
Encyclopedia of Prehistoric Life. Reference QE 711.2 .E5 1979
Fossil Vertebrates of Alabama. Reference QE 841 .T48 [1981]
Fossils. Reference QE 711.2 .W34 1992
Handbook of Holocene Palaeoecology and Paleohydrology. Bookstacks QE 741 .H25 2003
Practical Paleontologist. Bookstacks QE 718 .P37 1990


Encyclopedia of Earthquakes and Volcanoes. Reference QE 521 .R58 1994
Encyclopedia of Volcanoes. Reference QE 522 .E53 2000
Volcanoes of North America: United States and Canada. Reference QE 524 .V66 1990
Volcanoes of the World. Reference QE 522 .V92 [1981]


Dinobase. http://dinobase.gly.bris.ac.uk/
Mineral and Gemstones Kingdom. http://www.minerals.net/
National Earthquake Information Center. http://wwwneic.cr.usgs.gov/
Volcano World. http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/
Earth Sciences Internet Sources. http://www.southalabama.edu/univlib/picks/geolgeog.htm


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