While GoogleScholar can be a convenient tool for finding articles in geological sciences, it is not comprehensive. The Library subscribes to many databases in specific areas of science, engineering and medicine. The following are those which are most useful in finding articles on topics in geophysical sciences. For a complete list of all databases provided by the Library, visit the Database Finder.
The Library has an extensive collections of journals in the geophysical sciences, both online and in print. The following links may be useful in tracking down specific journals.
EndNote and Zotero are research management tools that helps you collect, organize, and share citations from library databases and catalogs. The Library provides training resources and services to help you use these tools effectively and efficiently.
The Library provides resources for locating a variety of measures of research impact, including counts of citations to a particular paper, measures of citations to specific authors, and impact factors for journal titles. Tools are often integrated into articles databases.
When searching databases, the button, when present, can be used to locate an item in the Library Catalog, to gain access to the full-text of an article, or to send an interlibrary loan order..
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The Library welcomes suggestions for the acquisition of materials which support the University's teaching and research programs. Use this form to submit a request. It will be routed to the appropriate subject specialist for consideration.
Scan & Deliver provides photocopies from books and journals in the general collections of the University of Chicago Library. The service is available exclusively to current University of Chicago faculty, students, and staff.
Full details, including directions on submitting requests, are on our Scan & Deliver Guide