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BRANNER EARTH SCIENCES LIBRARY AND MAP COLLECTIONS
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GES49N — FIELD TRIP TO DEATH VALLEY and OWENS VALLEY

Branner Earth Sciences Library and Map Collections Research Resources

 

Stanford University Libraries/Information Resources

The Branner Earth Sciences Library may meet most of the information needs for this class.

Map of all Library Locations, Lists of Library Hours and Reserve Lists for most Stanford Libraries are available.

Library Catalogs

Use SearchWorks — Stanford's Web-based Catalog to find the location of needed books, journals, and maps. It offers many new features such as the ability to search full records to find works by publisher, place of publication, contents notes information, etc.

Some possibly helpful subjects might include:

  • Long Valley caldera
  • Death Valley
  • Borates
To find books on your subject browse the following call number QE89 either in Branner Library or in Socrates.

If Stanford doesn't have a document (article, map, book, report) that you need, fill out the appropriate Document Delivery (ILL) online form:

If you have questions, send them to the Branner Reference staff: brannerlibrary@stanford.edu.

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Handbooks

Listed here are a just a few of the dictionaries and handbooks, designed to give you a flavor of the types of information available. Either come in and browse the shelves or browse Socrates if you can't find the information you need in one of these.

Remember to use the bibliographies at the end of any signed article in Encyclopedias below for further information.

Indexes

Stanford Only, except where otherwise noted.

Indexes will lead you to articles in journals and series, and to papers in conference proceedings, as well as technical reports. There are 2 indexes of major importance for this Origins of Life class: GeoRef and the "Flashpoint" suite

Full Text Materials

For more complete listings: search SOCRATES — Stanford's Web-based Catalog for the availability of journals, maps or other items. Display the full record to obtain the URL, determine number of accessible volumes, or confirm access restrictions, if any.

Additional Stanford Sites of Interest



Last modified: September 27, 2011

   
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