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EACS 223 - Earth Materials

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!

  1. From the Ladd Library home page, select the "CBBcat" button.
  2. Select the "Journal Title" search button.
  3. Enter the title of the journal you want to search within and click the magnifying glass.
  4. Use the resulting search box to search within the specified journal.

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.

Physical Books

  • Essentials of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology [ Bryce Ronald Frost] Link
  • Principles of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology [Anthony R. Philpots] Link
  • Principles of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology [John D. Winter] Link
  • Introduction to Minerology (2nd Edition) [William D. Nesse] Link
  • Introduction to Optical Minerology [William D. Nesse] Link
  • Volcanic and Igneous Plumbing Systems : Understanding Magma Transport, Storage, and Evolution in the Earth's Crust 
    ​[Steffi Burchardt, editor]


  • Introduction to Mineraology and Petrology Link
  • Petrology of Sedimentary Rocks Link
  • Petrology Principles and Practice Link
  • Quantitative Textural Measurements in Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology Link
  • Highlights in Applied Mineralogy Link
  • Spectroscopic Methods in Mineralogy and Materials Sciences Link
  • Highlights in Mineralogical Crystallography Link

  • Igneous rocks : IUGS Classification and Glossary Link
  • Topics in Igneous Petrology Link
  • Metamorphic Rocks and Their Geodynamic Significance : A Petrological Handbook Link
  • Petrogenesis of Metamorphic Rocks Link
  • Structural Geology : The Mechanics of Deforming Metamorphic Rocks Link
  • X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry (XRF) in Geoarchaeology Link
  • X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry and Related Techniques an Introduction Link
  • Compendium of Surface and Interface Analysis​ Link
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Microanalysis Link
  • Spectroscopic Methods in Mineralogy and Materials Sciences​ Link
  • Springer Handbook of Microscopy Link

American Mineralogist Document and Reference Guidelines