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Volcanic Eruptions
Tidepools and Rocky Shores
Introduction to the Geology of Southern California and its Native Plants
Investigating Seafloors and Oceans
World Atlas of Natural Disaster Risk
Nature's clocks
Surf, sand and stone

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Science in Context

Information for all science-related research needs. Includes reference, peer-reviewed and technical periodicals, news, and multi-media.

Scientific American Online (1845-present)

Full-text access to Scientific American magazine in color PDF from 1845-present.

Oxford Reference Online

A full-text scholarly reference collection on all topics, containing ready-reference as well as the resources of the Oxford Companions.

Britannica Academic

The complete Encyclopedia Britannica, plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Britannica Book of the Year.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Contains encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

EBSCOhost : All Databases

Cross-search all EBSCO databases (over 30); magazines, journals, news and primary sources, and media, covering multi-disciplinary topics.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Articles and news in biological, physical and social sciences.

National Geographic Virtual Library

Full-text of National Geographic magazine from 1888-present, plus 'People, Animals, and the World'


Articles and reference/background information focusing on the academic study of sustainability and the environment. Search keyword "Geology" to view a detailed list of sub-topics, or perform a more focused search if needed.

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Films on Demand: Earth Sciences (Geology, Oceanography, Weather & Climate)

Educational films and documentaries grouped into subject-specific categories.

Academic Video Online/Alexander Street: Science & Engineering

More than 72,000 full-length videos in over 20 disciplines. Films on Geology and Earth Sciences plus related fields such as Oceanography and Civil Engineering are found in the Science and Engineering collection.

Science in Context: Geology videos

Information for all science-related research needs. Includes reference, peer-reviewed and technical periodicals, news, and multi-media videos.

Intelecom Online Resources Network (Video Clip Network): Earth Sciences

Multi-disciplinary video-clips averaging 3-5 min. duration; closed-captioned. In the 'Discipline" search box, browse titles under Earth Sciences plus related disciplines such as Geography, Engineering, Atmospheric Sciences, Oceanography.

JoVE (Scientific Video Journal): Geology

JoVE is a peer reviewed scientific video journal. A variety of subjects are included: Biology, Chemistry, Clinical Skills, Engineering, Medicine, Psychology, Geology and others.

Ambrose Streaming Video collection: Geology

Multi-disciplinary streaming video of 100+ documentary and educational film series. The Geology collection includes films on America's National Monuments, Core Geology lessons, and Physical Geography.