Geosciences Databases

Database Name Description
Geosciences POWERSEARCHSearches the following databases simultaneously: Academic Search Complete, General Science Abstracts, GeoRef, Science and Technology Collection, AGRICOLA. How to Search This Database
GeoRef (Geosciences)The GeoRef database, established by the American Geosciences Institute in 1966, provides access to the geoscience literature of the world. GeoRef is the most comprehensive database in the geosciences and continues to grow by more than 100,000 references a year. The database contains over 3.3 million references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses.    How to Search This Database
GeoRef Preview Database (AGI)GeoRef Preview Database contains recently indexed records from geoscience literature to be included later in the primary GeoRef database. GeoRef Preview is useful for locating recent information without retrieving numerous older records.  How to Search This Database
GeoScience World GeoScienceWorld (GSW) features full-text peer-reviewed articles from more than 30 important geoscience journals. GSW also provides indexing and full text coverage of most of these journals going back to 2000. A primary strength of GSW is its ability to search a full-text collection, but GSW is also integrated with the GeoRef database, so that customers can search both databases simultaneously.  How to Search This Database
SCOPUSSCOPUS covers topics in health, life sciences, agricultural and biological sciences, chemistry, physics, mathematics, engineering, earth and environmental sciences, social science, psychology, and economics, business, and management.  How to Search This Database
Science Citation Index Expanded (1899-present)ISI’s Science Citation Index Expanded provides access to approximately 8,300 journals in the natural, life, physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences going back as far as 1899. Each article contains full indexing with abstracts as well as complete bibliographies, allowing for cited reference searching. Full-Text links are provided for articles which are part of the library’s collection.
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SciFinder is the world’s premier database for chemical literature, containing millions of searchable records derived from thousands of international journals published from 1907 to the present. In addition to journal articles, SciFinder also indexes chemical patents, dissertations, conference proceedings, and technical reports. Learn search techniques through SciFinder Tutorials and How To Guides.

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AAPG DatapagesThe American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Datapages serves the needs of petroleum geology professionals and students worldwide providing access to digital publications in the geosciences, including the AAPG Bulletin, the Journal of Petroleum Geology, and the publications of the Dallas Geological Society. Containing over one million accessible documents, Datapages reaches deep with content going back to the early 20th century.

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Kreg Walvoord 972-883-2919
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