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EARTH SCIENCES-- SELECTED RESOURCES 
 

Keeley Library  Revised  January 23, 2001

See also related topics:
  • Oceanography
  • Biosphere, Ecology
  • Meteorology
  • Hydrology, Water Cycle...
  • Nitrogen Cycle
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT THE EARTH SCIENCES

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:  World Book, 2001 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.8
     inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.12 
    Crawford, Maria Luisa."Geology" v.8 White, George W.et. al. "Geology" v.12

    EARTH SCIENCES BROWSING GUIDE  550'S
    See our guide, Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

    550's     Earth Science
    551's     Geology, Hydrology, Meteorology
    552's     Petrology
    553's     Economic Geology
    554's     Earth Sciences of Europe
    555's    Earth Sciences of Asia
    556's    Earth Sciences of Africa
    557's    Earth Sciences  of North America
    558's    Earth Sciences of South America
    559's    Earth Sciences of Other Areas

    sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.

    Earth sciences
    Geology 
    Hydrology 
    Meteorology 
    Oceanography 
    Landforms 
    Earthquakes 
    Seismology 
    Tsunamis 
    Soil science
    Buildings--Earthquake effects 
    Earthquakes--Encyclopedias 
    Earthquake prediction
    Earth--Surface 
    Earth--Crust 
    Geobiology
    Geochemistry 
    Geography
    Geophysics 
    Soils 

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS

    The Keeley Library owns over 1200 reprinted articles about topics in Earth Science. These are kept in the SIRS SCIENCE COLLECTION (black binders near the Reference Desk). LIbrary Staff will help you locate and duplicate these articles. SIRS ONLINE is also available in the library and from home or school lab computers.

    NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE INDEX

    Use this index to locate articles from the National Geographic Magazine. The Keeley Library has an extensive backfile of articles that you can use.

    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
     As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases.. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

    SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS-

    Resource Type: Selected Title Call Number
    Earth Science: 
    Bibliographic Guides 
    Geology (Magill's /choice) 
    Magill's Survey of Science-Earth Science series
    Ref. 550.3 G345 1999
    Ref. 550 M194
    Earth Science:Dictionaries  . The Visual dictionary of the earth
    Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science
    Ref. 550.3V834 1993
    Ref. 551.46 F142 1988
    Earth Science: 
    Primary Sources
    Harvard Classics (50 volumes)
    Great Books of the Western World
    Ref. Ref. 080 H339
    Ref. REf. 028.8 G7856
    Earth Science: 
    Atlases /Almanacs
    Atlas of the sea
    The oceans atlas.
    The Random House atlas of the oceans
    The Weather almanac
    Ref. 551.46 B293
    REf. 551.46 G1961994
    Ref. 551.46 R194 1991
    Ref. 551.6973 W362 1998
    Earth Science: 
    Handbooks 
    These usually 
    specialize in one area. 
    The Planet we live on
    The encyclopedia of earthquakes and volcanoes.
    Rocks, minerals, gems, crystals, fossils.
    Water resources of Massachusetts. Boston
    Encyclopedia of Hurricalnes, Typhoons and Cyclones
    Ref. 550.3 P712
    Ref. 551.203 R598 1994
    Ref. 552 R683 11995
    Ref. 553.709744 S5881992
    REF. 551.552L857 1998
    Earth Science: 
    Encyclopedias
    Encyclopedia of earth sciences.
    The Sea.
    The complete weather resource. 
    Encyclopedia of climate and weather.
    Encyclopedia of Earth and Physical Sciences
    Ref. 550.3 E56 1996
    Ref. 551.4 S438 1976
    Ref. 551.5 E57 1997
    REf. 551.6973 R924
    Ref. 500.203 E56 1998
    Article Reprints SIRS Earth Science  Ref.Desk  550.5 E12
    Earth Science: 
    Biographies
    World of Biology (includes biographies)
    Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists 
    Dictionary of Scientific Biography 
    Ref. 570.3 W927 1999
    Ref. Ref. 509.22B615 1998
    Ref. 509.22 D554

    JACKDAWS:

    These are document facsimiles kept near the Reference Desk. Most of the Jackdaws are about history topics, but these might be useful when studying about the background to literature. See the and links for a list of our Jackdaws topics.
    Volcanoes  Evererst   Oil

    WEB SITES

    The B.M.C. Durfee HIgh School Science Department Home Page is the first place you should check. Once at this site, click Earth Science to reach a list of Earth Science sites. You can link to Volcano World, NASA Spacelink and the U.S. Geological Survey f rom here. If you should have trouble linking to our high school web server, you can go directly to the following sites:
    Volcano World 
    U.S.G.S. (U.S. Geological Survey  Once here, click on Geology in the menu.
    U.S.G.S. National Earthquake Information Center   This page will link you to information about major earthquakes.
    Marine Geology introduction to marine geology from the United States Geological Survey. This Dynamic Earth - a short textbook on plate tectonics from the United States Geological Survey.

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    Jane Constant, Reference Librarian
    Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
    September, 1978  to  June, 2001