Earth Sciences

Resources related to finding information resources for earth sciences.

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Accessing items

You'll see some important buttons while using the OSU Libraries resouces. Especially important are these 4:


Request this item button

Where: OSU Library Catalog.

What: Have an item sent to another location for pickup or recall an item checked out.


OhioLINK Catalog button

Where: OSU Library Catalog.

What: Check for access of an individual item via OhioLINK - such as an item checked out at OSU. Also repeats searches in the OhioLINK catalog to see additional options for your need.


request button for OhioLINK

Where: OhioLINK Catalog

What: Click to have an item delivered to OSU from an OhioLINK library.


Find It! button

Where: Library Databases

What: Check for online access to journal articles, conference papers, and more. Also gives interlibrary loan option if item is not available online.


Government Resources

A lot of Earth Science information comes from the U.S. and state sources.  Use the resources below to help find information on your topic.


Below are online resources and e-books for help with writing and citing.



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BBC NEWS | Science & Environment

EurekAlert! - Science News

New Scientist

Science Daily

USGS Earthquake Center


Many article databases allow you to set up alerts for new items matching searches.