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Applied Geophysics - Spring 2019: Find Articles

This guide was created specifically for Dr. Kristina Keating's class - Spring 2019


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Introduction to Online Resources

To search for articles on your topic, start with one of the Rutgers University Libraries subscription databases. Depending on your topic, there may be a number of helpful online resources. This guide identifies three suggested ones (out of the hundreds of possible online resources available) from which you might be able to find relevant articles. 


GeoRef indexes geoscience literature around the world, containing over 3.4 million references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports, as well as theses and dissertations from United States and Canadian universities.  Also included are all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey.  GeoRef covers the geology of North America is from 1669 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to the present.  It includes access to GeoRef In Process.  It can also be searched on the GeoScience World platform, along with GeoScience World journals.

ProQuest Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Collection

The ProQuest Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Collection searches 3 databases: ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstract; Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database; and Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts (MGA).  It contains scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications about critical issues affecting Earth’s air, land, and water environments.

GeoScience World

GeoScience World offers the option of searching the full text of GeoScience World journals. It can also search GeoRef at the same time. Specialised searching options include geographic search and searching by charts, figures, and tables.


Physical Sciences Librarian

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Bonnie Fong
John Cotton Dana Library

185 University Ave

Newark, NJ 07102-1814

(973) 353-3811

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