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Geoscience Research Guide

Library resources for Geosciences research

Welcome!

This guide assists students and researchers in identifying useful resources in the fields of geography, geology, geospatial sciences, and meteorology.  Click the tabs to the left for information on locating journal articles, web resources, books, and more. For further assistance, please visit the Research Services desk on the 2nd floor of Mitchell Memorial Library, call us at (662) 325-7667, or ask a librarian for assistance via email or chat.

Grad Students

General Searching

Doing research? Try the following resources to begin. Click on the Research Databases tab for additional resources that may be useful for your specific research area.

Find Books

  • Online Catalog
    • Searches the collections of MSU Libraries as well as other libraries in the area
    • Useful for finding material that provide a good overview of your research topic

Find Articles

  • Scopus
    • Multidisciplinary database with a focus on engineering and science.
    • Offers tools to track, analyze, and visualize research.
  • Discovery
    • Searches most of the library's research databases and the online catalog simultaneously
    • Databases searched include Academic Search Complete, ScienceDirect, IEEE Explore, and more

(If the MSU Libraries does not provide access to an article or other item you need, you may request it through Interlibrary Loan.)