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GEOS 28300: Principles of Stratigraphy

Selected information resources that are of particular interest in the study of stratigraphy

Searching the Library Collection

To find print books and e-books (and much more) provided by the Library, search the Library Catalog:


Dissertations and Theses

Dissertations and theses from the University of Chicago

  • ProQuest Dissertations and Theses@UChicago -Full text is available for most written from 1997 to the present, with some available for prior years. 
  • Check the library catalog for pre-1997 dissertations since the Library has copies of almost all dissertations and theses written here.

Dissertations and theses from other universities

Increasingly dissertations and theses are published online in institutional repositories at universities.  If you know an author's institution, you can search directly in the institutional repository there.  There are also databases that provide discovery across mulitple institutions.

Can't Find the Book You Wanted?

Use the "Can't Find It? link in the catalog record to place a request for staff to search for the book

Ask the Library to purchase a copy of the book

Requesting books and media from other libraries using interlibrary loan service

TIP:  WorldCat  is a useful resource for identifying books that are not in the University of Chicago Library

Proquest Digital Dissertations is a resource listing dissertations from US and Canada.  Some dissertations are available for full text download.

Used/antiquarian book sources on the web:

Subject Specialist

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Andrea Twiss-Brooks
Director, Humanities and Area Studies
Chemistry and
Geophysical Sciences

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