Earth Sciences

This page will help you get more out of your Library resources for your assignments, projects and dissertations in Earth Sciences

• Choosing your sources - first steps

How to choose the most appropriate source for your research

• Finding print books and ebooks using the Library Catalogue

Links to books provided by the University Library. Includes textbooks, dictionaries and encyclopedias.

fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

A collection of 53 e-books relating specifically to petroleum engineering/science but of potential wider interest to earth and environmental sciences.

fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery


  • Contains full text books in many subject areas.


  • A search performed on this platform will search the full text of all titles using your keywords. It will retrieve individual chapters on your topic.


This collection consists of 130 titles covering a wide range of earth science and geography topics e.g. Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards.

A collection of approximately 900 ebooks from Springer published before 1990 on earth and environmental sciences


• Getting started with Discovery

Use Discovery to find a range of resources including books, journal articles and audio visual material.

Independent Research - beyond the basics

How to develop and apply advanced search techniques using a range of specialist resources including databases. Links to online resources from organisations and professional bodies.


Guidance and support for referencing in APA7 and links to information on reference management software

Your Subject Team

 Hannah Britcher

Faculty Librarian


phone (023) 9284 3227

 Marie Smith

Assistant Faculty Librarian


phone (023) 9284 3339