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Geology: Getting Started

Getting Started

There are a number of ways to get started on a research project in Geology.

  • Make an appointment with me for some pointers, tips, and suggestions on the best sources to use. See my contact information at the right
  • Consult a reference book  for some great background information on any topic. See suggestions at the right for some great ones.
  • Use this guide to navigate the wealth of information available to you.

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Find Background Information

Check out these reference sources found in the Reference section in the 1st floor lobby area:

A guide to classification in geology / J. W. Murray.
Chichester, Eng. : E. Horwood ; New York : Halsted Press, 1981.
Ref. QE425.4 .M87 1981.
Encyclopedia of geology / edited by Richard C. Selley, L. Robin
M. Cocks, Ian R. Plimer.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic, 2005.
Ref. QE5 .E516 2005.
Glossary of geology / editors: Klaus K.E. Neuendorf; James P. 
Mehl, Jr.; Julia A Jackson.
Alexandria, Va. : American Geological Institute, 2005.
Ref. QE5 .B38 2005.
Roadside geology of Colorado / Halka Chronic and Felicie
Missoula, Mont. : Mountain Press Pub. Co., 2002.
Ref. QE91 .C49 2002.

 And so many more...

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