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Earth and Environmental Sciences Guide: Earth Sciences: Articles, Books & More

Useful call numbers

Try browsing these call numbers on the library shelves:

Earth sciences                                           550

Geology, hydrology & meteorology           551

Petrology                                                   552

Economic geology                                     553

Earth sciences of Europe                          554

Earth sciences of Asia                               555

Earth sciences of Africa                             556

Earth sciences of North America               557

Earth sciences of South America               558

Earth sciences of other areas                    559


To find maps for your assignments and seminars, do a Google image search for the kind of map you are looking for.

To find maps at JCU Library, search the library catalogue. We have a collection of topographical maps of North Queensland and a collection of atlases of various countries.

Use these databases to search for scholarly journal articles

In addition to the Getting Started databases, check out the databases below:


Helpful Hint: To find other ebooks we suggest you search for the author and title in Google, adding the words ebook free full text.

Check out our ebook guide with tips and videos on how to search and download ebooks.

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