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Use these databases to search for journal articles about geology topics.
GeoRef searches the geoscience literature of the world, and includes millions of reference to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports, and theses. Coverage dates: 1785 - current.
Online access to all AAPG (American Association of Petroleum Geologists) publications. Also contains access to the publications of many local geological societies. Coverage dates: 1917 - present
GeoScienceWorld (GSW) is a collection of full-text journals in the earth sciences. GSW and GeoRef can be searched simultaneously using the GSW search interface. Coverage dates: 1911-current.
OnePetro searches a broad range of technical literature related to the oil and gas exploration and production industry. OnePetro includes full text access to publications of several major professional organizations in the industry. Coverage dates: 1933 - current.
Full-text database focusing on agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy and related fields. More than 1,200 full-text journals, with indexing for an addition 800+ journals. Includes author profiles. Coverage dates: Varies.
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.
Links to Geological Society of America publications, including both journals and ebooks.
SEPM Publications Online
SEPM Publications Online offers online access to publications of SEPM--the Society for Sedimentary Geology. Coverage dates: 1929 - current.
SEG Digital Library
Links to all Society of Exploration Geophysicists publications, including both journals and ebooks.
Web of Science
A citation database that allows you to search the online versions of Science Citation Index and Social Sciences Citation Index. The analyze tool can be used to filter results by author, publication year, journal subject category, institution, language or source title.
Index Chemicus searches chemical compound information and critical supporting data for organic compounds. This database offers full graphical summaries, reaction diagrams, and complete citation information. Coverage dates: 1993 - current.
Good general databases
These databases are very general in nature.
Academic Search Ultimate
Scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, videos, and trade publications covering multiple subjects. Coverage dates: 1887 – present
Gale Science in Context
Contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. By integrating authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, it draws students into the subject matter, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity. Coverage dates: current.
Dissertations and Theses at TCU
Contains full text of dissertations and theses produced by TCU students. The Current Research@ Gateway link on the main page will also let you view 24 page previews of dissertations and theses submitted at other participating institutions from 1999-present.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Contains online encyclopedias and other other reference sources on a wide variety of topics.