Follow to locate material cited in these databases
Comprehensive geoscience database indexing journal articles, books, government reports, and other sources.
linking does not work well from GeoRef for theses & dissertations, books, and government reports (such as USGS Professional Papers). Search by title in OneSearch-Books & Media for books and reports; use the Theses & Dissertations tab on this guide to search for those titles.
GeoRef In Process
Supplement to GeoRef. Unedited records in the process of being indexed prior to integration GeoRef. Some are older, non-English language literature while others are more current records and not yet complete.
Web of Science 1980-
Multidisciplinary. Citations from approximately 8,500 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world.
Also provides cited reference searching: navigate forward and backward through the literature from a specific article.
Use * to get alternate word endings:
geolog* for geology, geologic, geological etc
Use " " to search for a phrase
To refine or expand your search:
--Use keywords from article abstracts
--Look at the subject terms or other "controlled terms"
In Web of Science:
--Follow the cited references to find related earlier research
--Follow "cited by" references to find related, more recent research
Madden Library provides access to many of the e-journals in these (primarily publisher-based, a few Open Access) collections
The indexing databases in the preceding sections link to articles in these collections via .
To find individual journals, you can search for Journals by Title
JSTOR Journal Collection Scholarly Journal Archive.
Browse or search full text of journals in the collection.
In Advanced Search, you can focus your search on a discipline or specific journals.
Google Scholar (with Fresno State library access links)
Peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Also includes patents.