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Geology

Information resources, tools, and links to help you research topics in Geology.

Oxy OneSearch

Oxy's library catalog is called OneSearch. OneSearch searches not only the books that we have in the library, but also searches more generally. Depending on the filters you use, OneSearch will also show you articles from databases that Oxy subscribes to and to books that we don't own. Make sure you are logged into your library account to get the most out of OneSearch.  If you need more help with OneSearch, then take a look at the OneSearch Guide or ask a librarian! 

Accessing Material We Don't Own

Many of the books, journal articles and other resources you find can be accessed through Oxy.  However, if not, you will need to request them through Interlibrary Loan.  If you are logged into your Oxy account, most interlibrary loans can be made via a link associated with the article/book.

Wander the Bookshelves

The Occidental College Library uses the Library of Congress (LC) classification system to organize physical books by call numbers in the library book tiers.  The tiers are found by turning left when you enter the main floor of the library or ask the information desk! 

Call numbers that include materials relevant to Geology include the following:

QE 1-350.62  Geology, General 

Tier 5

QE 351-399.2  Mineralogy

Tier 5

QE 420-499  Petrology

Tier 5

QE 500-639.5  Dynamic and structural geology 

Tier 5

QE 640-699  Stratigraphy 

Tier 5

QE 701-760  Paleontology 

Tier 5

QE 760.8-899.2  Paleozoology

Tier 5

QE 901-996.5  Paleobotany

Tier 5