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Geology Subject Guide: Books

Finding Books in MaagNet and OhioLink

Books can be found through MaagNet, the Maag Library online catalog, or through the OhioLINK Catalog, which locates items available at other OhioLINK institutions. Follow the OhioLINK Borrowing Service procedure to request them.

Geology resources are located throughout the library--the Reference Room, Serials (journals), or in the circulating collection--and arranged according to the Library of Congress (LC) Classification System. If a useful item is found in one of these areas, use that same call number to find other material on the same or similar topics in other areas of the library. See Call Numbers, Location, and Building Guide for assistance.

Geology Terms with Related Call Number Ranges 
Geology    QE1-QE350
Mineralogy QE351-QE399.2
Petrology QE420-QE499
Dynamic and Structural Geology QE500-QE625
Stratigraphy QE640-QE699
Paleontology QE701-QE966.5

 

In addition to print monographs some full-text, scholarly, scientific monographs may be found through the Electronic Book Center (EBC) using Library of Congress Subject headings or such keyword search terms as “Geology,” “Tectonics,” Economic Geology,” "Petrology," "Mineralogy," or “General Paleontology.” Three other collections of electronic resources are Safari Books, Wiley Online Books, and the EBSCO E-Book Collections.

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