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Databases

 

General Science Collection

This database provides information on all aspects of the scientific world and offers full text coverage for more than 60 of the most popular science publications.

ProQuest Science Journals

A definitive resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. The Science Journals feature over 660 titles - with more than 540 available in full text. In full-text format, researchers have access to all the charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements so vital to scientific and technical literature.

Today's Science

Secondary-school students and researchers have turned to the monthly print editions of Today's Science On File since 1992 to find authoritative yet accessible information on the latest developments in science.

 

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eBooks

 

Credo Reference

Over 1200 highly-regarded titles from over 80 publishers; Credo General Reference covers every major subject.

ebrary

Access to over 25,000 books from publishers such as McGraw Hill, Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press.

EBSCO eBooks (formerly NetLibrary)

Over 5,000 eBooks are available to GBC students in the EBSCO eBook collection. Search by subject, title or author and research right from home.

Encyclopedia of Global Change

Encompassing tsunamis, elephant conservation, ocean pollution, mining regulation and permafrost melt, the 200 authoritative articles in this unique and wide-ranging encyclopedia investigate all types of phenomena that change life on Earth.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Science

Designed for high-school students and lay adults, this collection of entries covers major areas of science including: biology, genetics, microbiology, astronomy, chemistry, physics, engineering, technology, geology, weather, archaeology, psychology, mathematics, and medicine, and provides readers with a wide range of up-to-date, relevant, and accurate information.

 

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Websites

 

American Geological Institute

The American Geological Institute is a nonprofit federation that provides information services to geoscientists, serves as a voice of shared interests in our profession, plays a major role in strengthening geoscience education, and strives to increase public awareness of the vital role the geosciences play in society's use of resources, resilience to natural hazards, and the health of the environment.

Atlas of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks, Minerals & Textures

A "virtual geology" project from the University of North Carolina

Earth Prints Repository

This digital collection allows users to browse, search and access manuscripts, journal articles, theses, conference materials, books, book-chapters, web products.

Geological Society of America

Advancing the geosciences, enhancing the professional growth of its members, and promoting the geosciences in the service of humankind.

Geological Society of Nevada

Promoting the advancement of the geological sciences, especially as they relate to Nevada.

Geology.com

Geology and Earth Science current events, news, articles, dictionary, satellite images, career information, reference maps, and more.

Geologylink

Glossary of geological terms.

Society for Mining Metallurgy & Exploration

SME supports scientific, technical, education and other activities that: foster interchange and understanding concerning the responsible development of the world's mineral resources, and further the professional disciplines serving the minerals industry.

U.S. Geological Survey

As an unbiased, multi-disciplinary science organization that focuses on biology, geography, geology, geospatial information, and water.

W.M. Keck Earth Science and Mining Research Information Center at UNR

Digital images and interactive maps.

 

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