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Geology & Environmental Science   Tags: environment, environmental science, geology, science  

General geology and environmental science subject guide.
Last Updated: May 11, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Getting Started

Welcome to the Geology and Environmental Science Subject Guide! Use the tabs on this guide or the links below to find articles, books, and other research materials relating to topics in Geology and Environmental Science. Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

  • Background Info
    Reference sources with general background information, data, and statistics.
  • Articles
    Some of the most useful databases and journals for finding articles on your topic.
  • Books
    Tools to help you search for books at JMU Libraries and elsewhere, as well as a list of recently purchased Geology-related books.
  • Websites
    Recommended sites with information on Geology-related topics.
  • Keeping Current
    Twitter, RSS feeds, and Table of Contents alerts to help you keep up with the latest Geology research.
  • Citations
    Resources and information on writing academic assignments and properly formatting your citations.
  • Help
    Further information on JMU Libraries services.

How to Read a Scientific Paper

Click the image below to view a short tutorial that will guide you through the parts of a scientific article. This will help you save time when reading articles for your research.  Thanks to Michael Fosmire at Purdue University for creating this tutorial.

How to Read a Scientific Paper (video link)

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