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GeoRef Major index to journal articles, maps, dissertations, conference papers and government documents on geology, geophysics, hydrology and other earth sciences. More Details... 1669 to present for North America; 1933 to present for the rest of the world
Geobase Indexes journal articles and other literature in geology, geography, ecology, oceanography, geographical information systems, remote sensing, and international development. More Details... 1980 to present
Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science Authoritative multi-volume reference work covering earth processes and history over the last 1-2 million years. Each topical chapter has lists of cited references and some links to the full text of articles cited. Not applicable

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BIOSIS Previews Indexes journal papers and conference papers covering field, laboratory, clinical, experimental and theoretical studies in all fields of biology, including paleontology. More Details... 1969 to present
CE Database - American Society of Civil Engineers Indexes all American Society of Civil Engineering publications -- journals, conference publications, and books--including engineering geology. HSU Library has access to 14 ASCE Journals. More Details... Most 1970 to present; selective back to 1900
Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management Indexes journal articles and other literature covering environmental science and pollution, including engineering geology and water resources. More Details... 1981 to present
HazLit Database Indexes research and information on how society prepares for, responds to, recovers from, and mitigates damage and other losses from natural hazards, including earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, and volcanoes.  
MathSciNet Comprehensive index to mathematical sciences literature, including mathematical modeling in all disciplines. More Details... 1940 to present, with selective coverage back to 1864
Oceanic Abstracts Indexes journal articles and other literature on all aspects of marine, freshwater and estuarine environments, including marine geology. More Details... 1971 to present
QUAKELINE Database Indexes literature on earthquakes, earthquake engineering, natural hazard and disaster mitigation from books, journal articles, conference papers, proceedings, technical reports, CDs, slides, and videos. 1987 to present
SciFinder Comprehensive index to world's literature in chemistry, biochemistry, and chemical engineering. It also provides access to research from many related scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, materials science, agricultural science, and more! Access restricted to Humboldt State students, faculty, and staff. All first-time users must REGISTER for a user account. More Details... 1907 to present (with some pre-1907 journal records)
US Geological Survey Publications Warehouse Indexes USGS publications covering geology, hydrology, biology and geography, with links to fulltext if available. 1880 to present
Zoological Record Comprehensive index to literature on the natural biology of animals, including paleontology. More Details... 1978 to 2005

Other Databases to Consider

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Subjects
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ArticleFirst Indexes the table of contents of 16,000 journals in all subject areas. More Details... 1990 to present
BioOne Includes fulltext articles from high-impact bioscience, environmental science and ecology research journals published by scientific societies. More Details... 2000 to present
Conference Papers Index Indexes meeting papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific conferences. More Details... 1982 to present
Google Scholar Indexes scholarly journal articles and web pages in all academic disciplines. More Details...  
JSTOR Includes fulltext articles from scholarly journals from their first volume to a point five years before the present. More Details... Dates vary
NTIS Database (National Technical Information Service) Includes fulltext technical reports produced by the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, EPA and NASA. More Details... 1964 to present
Oxford Journals Includes fulltext articles from journals published by Oxford University Press from 1996 to the present with article indexing back to Vol. 1 of each journal. More Details... 1996 to present
PapersFirst Indexes individual papers presented at congresses, conferences, and symposia. More Details... 1993 to present
Science.gov Gateway to science information provided by 13 federal scientific agencies. The site provides access to federal science web sites and databases containing technical reports, journal articles, conference proceedings, and other published materials on science topics. More Details... Dates vary
ScienceDirect Includes full-text articles from Elsevier and Academic Press journals covering the physical, life, health, and social sciences. More Details... 1997 to present
Scirus Scientific search engine that indexes articles, patents, pre-prints, technical reports and other scientific information available on the web. date varies
SpringerLink Includes fulltext articles from 750 journals published by Springer from Vol. 1 of each journal. More Details... Date varies
US Government Publications Monthly Catalog Indexes documents issued by the legislative, executive and judicial branches of the US federal government. More Details... 1976 to present
Wiley Online Library Includes fulltext articles from over 1,100 journals published by Wiley-Blackwell from 1997 to the present with article indexing back to Vol. 1 of each journal. More Details... 1997 to present
WorldCat Indexes books, government documents, technical reports, media, maps, sound recordings, and other monographic materials found in libraries worldwide. More Details... 1000 B.C. to present