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  1. Covers worldwide literature in geology and earth sciences. Indexes journals in 40 languages as well as books, maps, reports, most U.S. Geological Survey publications, and American and Canadian masters and doctoral theses. Coverage: 1785 to the present.
  2. Covers Earth Sciences, primarily mining, materials and energy from 1865 to present. Includes: Bibliographic information, abstracts, plain language summaries, and links to online articles, Geographical Survey Canada publications, National Atlas maps, topographic maps, remote sensing publications, external publications by NRCan scientists and researchers, and other information regarding NRCan programs.
  3. Indexes core journal articles, conference proceedings, and other resources in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, can be used for citation analysis of research. A citation index contains the references cited by the authors of the publications covered by the index. You can use these references to do a cited reference search. This type of search enables you to find works that cite a previously published work.
  4. A collection of Earth Sciences Sector geoscience databases that is managed and accessed by a series of Information Services (GDRIS). From Earth Sciences Sector and Natural Resources Canada.
  5. IsisCB Explore is a research tool for the history of science, whose core dataset comes from bibliographical citations in the Isis Bibliography of the History of Science. The IsisCB currently contains 40 years of citation data from 1974 to 2014.

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  1. An interface to a crystal structure database that includes every structure published in the American Mineralogist, The Canadian Mineralogist, and the European Journal of Mineralogy.
  2. A database of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Each article has an overview, point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.
  3. Structural information on all of the Zeolite Framework Types that have been approved by the Structure Commission of the International Zeolite Association (IZA-SC).
  4. Full text access to various publications in the field of petroleum geology.
  5. Reports of various ecological projects within British Columbia. Associated data and map files are included whenever possible. Covers diverse subjects such as water quality and water quantity, reservoirs, floodplain mapping, groundwater, fish and fish habitat, wildlife and wildlife habitat, terrestrial information, soils, and vegetation.
  6. E-books, reviews, and research volumes in the Environmental Sciences from CRC Press. Subjects include environmental protection, remediation, green and sustainable practices, biofuels, and renewable energy.
  7. Comprehensive coverage (over 1,900 journals) in environmental and many related disciplines. Also available is fulltext access to over 200 monographs.
  8. An extensive collection of bibliographies of books, articles, monographs, reports and theses in physical and human geography, geology, mineralogy, ecology and development studies. The scope is international, dating back to 1980. The interdisciplinary coverage makes it suitable for researching environmental issues.
  9. A dictionary of geological terms published by the American Geological Institute. Provides access to the more than 39,000 entries that appeared in the print version of the Fifth Edition.
  10. Scholarly literature, general interest titles, government documents and reports on the relationship between human beings and the environment. Topics include global warming, recycling, alternate fuel sources and beyond. Use Citation Finder to locate the items.
  11. Literature on the marine and brackish-water environment. Covers marine biology and physical oceanography, fisheries, aquaculture, non-living resources, meteorology and geology, plus environmental, technological, and legislative topics.
  12. Worlds most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world. Historic and ongoing coverage.
  13. Covers a large number of scientific journals across a wide range of disciplines, from 1900 to the present.
  14. Covers general science, biological and agricultural science, applied science, and technology. Mainly citations and abstracts, with some full-text articles.
  15. Ebooks and journal articles on science and medicine, from Elsevier.
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