Geology: Find Books

Guide for Library Research in Geology

PSU Library Catalog


Results include both print and ebooks, available from Portland State Library and the Summit Libraries.

Find Books Using Subject Headings

Browsing the library shelves by call number ranges is another strategy for locating information on a topic; call numbers can help you get to the "right neighborhood" in the library stacks.

GB651 - GB2998 Hydrology
QC801 - QC849 Geophysics
QE Geology
TA703 - TA710.5 Engineering Geology
TN Mining


U.S. Geological Survey


The U.S. Geological Survey is a very important publisher in geology. They publish several series, and the following list will direct you to their locations within the Portland State Library.

QE75.B9 Bulletins
QE75.C5 Circulars
QE75.O6 Open-file reports (microforms 3rd floor)
QE75.P9 Professional Papers
GB680.A5 Techniques of water-resources investigations
TC423.A365 Water resources investigations report
TC801.U2 Water-supply papers


Guide to USGS Publications / Manassas, Va.: Documents Index.
Z6027 .U5 G8 1998 | 2nd Floor,

Publications of the U.S. Geological Survey

Selected Books