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What's in this Geology Research Guide?

This guide pulls together various resources usful in the study of Geology. While the information covers the discipline, most examples will be for the Geology of Death Valley.

USGS Documents: How to find USGS publications. What's the difference between USGS Open-File Reports, USGS Professional Papers, and USGS Bulletin? How to find print USGS reports in the Library.

Books & More: Print books, eBooks, encyclopedias, etc.

Journal Articles: Search by Journal Title or by topic. How to get Google Scholar link to the Library's journal subscriptions. Sample geology journals.

Maps: From "How to Read a Geologic Map" to links to various types of geologic maps, to "Guide to Citing Maps."

Presentations: Tools and tips for cresting presentations with pizazz.

Other Good Resources: Miscellaneous, including professional organization's websites and a cool chart of Death Valley geology through time.

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