Try Searching in An Article Index
An article index is like Google Search if it only searched journal articles. Below you will find several article indexes that should help you find your primary scientific research article.
Try Searching in a Single Journal
If Bates has access to a specific journal, you can search within it very easily!
A VERY Small Sample of Journals Accessible From Ladd Library
Earth Materials Books
Lists of relevant physical and electronic books related to Geological sciences are provided below to kick start your research. To find things even more relevant to your specific interests, search the Bates library catalog.
Highlights in Mineralogical Crystallography Link
American Mineralogist Document and Reference Guidelines