Just getting Started?
If you are unfamiliar with a topic, it is often best to start with an encyclopedia, reference book or review article to gain a basic understaning of your topic as well as terminology used in the field. Use the tab at the top of the page to link to several that are online.
You will then have better luck when looking for journal articles.
Interested in California? Try taking the CA GeoTour to begin.
Just for Fun
Check out this great song about the Cambrian Explosion performed by Brighter Lights, Thicker Glasses
Use this guide as a starting point for research in geology. If you need more assistance, please contact me (by chat, e-mail or phone) or contact one of the other Science Librarians. We are happy to help.