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StarBest Bet Databases in Earth Sciences

GeoRef Star
Scholarly articles, books, dissertations, maps, and reports relating to geological sciences, 1785-present.
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Web of Science Star
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Provides a search by cited reference, topic, author, and more for articles in almost all important English-language journals. Arts and Humanities covers 1975-present; Social Sciences 1900-present; and Science 1900-present.
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Environment Index Star
Citations to articles on the environment from scientific, legal, and popular journals, 1950ís- present.
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Additional Databases in Earth Sciences

Ellis and Messina Catalogue: Foraminifera
Catalog of fossil micro-organisms.
Also known as: Foraminifera Catalogue
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Encyclopedia of Geography
Good starting point for understanding concepts in geography. Includes additional references.
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Engineering Village
Comprehensive access to engineering journal articles, conference papers, and web sites, 1884-present.
Also known as: Compendex
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An index of maps and other publications from the Earth Science Center of Natural Resources Canada, with some links to online full text.
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National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoirs
Brief biographies of American scientists written by their peers, since 1877.
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Oceanic Abstracts
Citations and abstracts pertaining to worldwide technical literature on the marine and brackish-water environment, 1981-present.
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Full-text scholarly journals in the sciences and the social sciences. Dates of coverage vary: oldest is 1994-present.
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SciTech Connect
Replaces DOE Information Bridge and Energy Citations. Citations, and some full text, of US DOE research and development reports.1943-present. Click here to request microfiche full text.
Also known as: DOE Energy Bridge
Energy Citation
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USGS Publications Warehouse
Online publications of US Geological Survey and its series, with citations and ordering information for older material.
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