Browsing for Research Ideas

Browse any of these sources for ideas about research topics.

Print issues of the journal Science, a well-respected journal that publishes news and research articles about many topics in the sciences, including Geology. You'll find this title on the 2nd floor of the library near the Service Desk.

The encyclopedias and other sources on this page can provide good background reading, help identify key search terms, and offer additional sources for further reading.  
See the left navigation bar that contains a list of journals and science news sites that can help identify current research topics in the discipline.

General Geology


Dynamic and Structural Geology


Physical Geography


Plan Your Research

Not sure how long it will take you to complete an assignment? Want to make sure that you're not stuck at the last minute? 

The Assignment Calculator can help you plan your work. Don't forget to email yourself the schedule, or print it - both options are at the bottom of the page.