Geographical sciences resources

Location of print resources

Most of the print resources for your subject are found in the Wills Memorial Library. Use Library Search to find the classmark for an item, and to search for books and other materials.

You can also find useful material in other libraries:

  • Geological maps: contact Claudia Hildebrandt for further details
  • PhD theses, course based materials, special collections: ask at the library issue desk for access

Digital resources

Geographical sciences databases

Additional resources

  • Dissertation Express - a searchable index providing brief citation details to Dissertation Abstracts International. You can choose to personally purchase the full text of dissertations/theses you require or you can request them via our Inter-Library Loans Service.
  • GreenFILE - a database covering all aspects of human impact on the environment, which indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports.
  • LandIS (Land Information System) - a substantial environmental information system operated by Cranfield University, UK, designed to contain soil and soil-related information for England and Wales including spatial mapping of soils at a variety of scales as well as corresponding soil property and agro-climatological data. 
  • Sherpa FACT (Funders & Authors Compliance Tool) - a tool to help researchers check if the journals in which they wish to publish their results comply with their funder's requirements for open access to research. Currently in Beta testing.
  • Soils Site Reporter - an online soil reporting tool which produces site-specific soils information with maps and soil descriptions. Part of LandIS (Land Information System) from the National Soil Resources Institute (NSRI). Grid reference or Postcode can be used to search for a report on an area. Please note that registration is required to give undergraduates and academic teaching staff access to reports for free.

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