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GEOS 28300: Principles of Stratigraphy

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

Article Databases

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.

Finding Journal Titles

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

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. 

Searching for Citation Information

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.  

Contact Information

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

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 page