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Subject information: Geography and Geology

Books and journals in the Main LIbrary

Geography books can be found in the reading room on the 2nd floor under the shelf marks 20/RB … to 20/RZ ..., Geology books can be found under the shelf marks 20/TF… to 20/TZ ....  

Geography journals can be found under the shelf marks 21/RA ..., geology journals under 21/TE ...

You will find study-relevant literature under the shelf marks  24/Geogr ...

General plan: 2nd floor (PDF, 306 KB)

Books and journals in the Departmental Library for Cultural, Historical and Earth Sciences (TB KGG)

Geography books can be found under the shelf marks 480/RB ... to 480/RZ ..., Geology books can be found under the shelf marks 480/TF ... to 480/TZ ....

Geography journals have the shelf marks 480/RA ..., while geology journals have the shelf marks 480/TE ...

General plan (PDF, 258 KB)

New acquisitions

Main library

Departmental library
 

Acquisition suggestions

General

Literature search tips are summarised on a separate page.

Subject-specific

The most important databases for geography and geology are GeoRef and GEOBASE.

GEOBASE: A literary database with abstracts for geosciences, geomechanics, anthropogeography, ecology and oceanography; evaluation of approx. 2000 journals, monographs and reports, altogether over 3 million entries. The database correspondents to the geographical abstracts, geological abstracts, ecological abstracts, international development abstracts, geomechanics abstracts and the oceanographic literature review. 

The University Library has licensed these databases for use by students and employees of the University of Würzburg. If you wish to use them from elsewhere, please note our information on external access.

The Science Citation Index Expanded database is also relevant for geography and geology.

 » Virtuelle Fachbibliothek Geowissenschaften Geo-Leo

» Geo-Guide

» Webis - Sammelschwerpunkte an deutschen Bibliotheken

» Virtual Library weltweit: Earth Science

» Digitale Kartensammlung "Welt der Karten" - Portal für Karten und Geodaten im Internet der ETH Zürich

» The World Factbook - detaillierte Länderprofile, Karten und Flaggen der ganzen Welt (CIA)

» Cornell’s Geoscience Information Pages – Building the Digital Earth

» Planeterde – Welt der Geowissenschaften

» OpenSteetMap - Deutschland - Die freie Wiki-Weltkarte

» Virtuelles Kartenforum 2.0  - historische Kartensammlung der Sächsischen Landesbibliothek – Staats und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden (SLUB), ermöglicht die Georeferenzierung der historischen Karten

» Kartenportal, Schweiz – Fachportal für Karten der Schweizer Bibliotheken und Archive, Beschreibungen zu fast 350.000 Karten und Atlanten