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Earth Sciences: Overview

What's new?

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) and Wiley have partnered to launch a new Open Access (OA) peer-reviewed journal, Earth's Future.  Intended to span across disciplines, the journal will include peer-reviewed articles as well as editorials, essays, reviews, and commentaries.  Although the initial author processing charge per research paper will be $1,800, this will be waived for submissions received before September 1, 2013.


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Rutgers Libraries Toolbar

The Rutgers University Libraries Toolbar is a free Firefox extension (or add-on) that:

  • provides a drop-down menu to library resources
  • embeds library links on popular Websites such as
  • offers special functionality when you highlight terms on a Website and right-click over them with your mouse
  • allows linking from ISBNs, ISSNs, PubMed IDs, and DOIs to Rutgers-restricted online resources
  • is easy to install and easy to use

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This guide is intended to help you get started with doing research in the field of earth sciences.  Please contact a librarian if you would like further help.

Note to Faculty

Please let us know if you would like us to create a guide for a specific course that you are teaching and/or would like to bring your students in to the library for an assignment-based research instruction session.

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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