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Finding Geological Publications: Books

Finding Geological Books in Libraries

 Find Geology / Earth science books & reports in the Queen Elizabeth II Library, 4th Floor

QE1-996.5 Geology
QE1-350.62 General
QE351-399.2 Mineralogy
QE420-499 Petrology

Dynamic & structural geology

QE521-545 Volcanoes & earthquakes
QE601-613.5 Structural geology
QE640-699 Stratigraphy
QE701-760 Paleontology
QE760.8-899.2 Paleozoology
QE901-996.5 Paleobotany

Search for Books using OneSearch

Find books, articles, and more in OneSearch.

Earth Science Books

Search for Books in Selected Databases


GeoRef allows search limits to identify books, reports, etc


Multidisciplinary Databases for Earth Science Books:

The Memorial University Libraries subscribe to hundreds of indexing databases in all disciplines. 

  • click on  beside each citation to check if you can access the "book" or chapter

Note: Links from databases for books/chapters, conferences, geological survey reports, society publications, etc. often fail

  • View the FULL reord in the database for more information about a publication
  • in GeoRef, URLs for full-text of online reports are often included

Search OneSearch using title / author OR source publication information

Earth Science E-Book Collections

Accessing eBooks from Off-campus

Creating Links to Online Resources

Creating a Link for On and Off Campus Access

Simply paste ia resource URL  (DOI, persistant URL or browser URL) in the top box.  A newly created link, complete with proxy, will appear in the second box.  Copy and paste the proxy enhanced URL into your browser or your presentation.

Resource URL:
Proxy Enhanced URL:

Definitions and Examples

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): DOI is a standardized method for identifying an electronicjournal articles, etc.

Example: 10.1503/cmaj.100771

Persistant URL: A permanent URL listed in the article citation or abstract which may be labeled "Stable URL", "Document URL", "Persistent Link" or something similar, depending on the database platform.