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Recommended journals



free to publish, free to access and free to share scientific journal about sedimentology


GeoRef Open-Access Journals / Series

Open access journals selected by GeoRef / American Geosciences Institute


Geoscience e-Journals

Open access journals in the field of Earth Sciences (geochemistry, geophysics, paleontology, regional geology, stratigraphy, geography, etc.)

Reference tools

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Glossary of Geology

Reference tool published by the American Geoscience Institute (AGI).
The 5th edition contains approx. 40'000 entries, including 3'800 new terms and 13'000 entries with revised definitions



Most useful databases


Web of Science Core Collection

Multidisciplinary scientific database with citation metrics (citation reports, h-index…)


AAPG Datapages Archives

Database developed by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) in partnership with many geological associations, providing access to full-text documents from 47 collections and journals in the field of geosciences

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Draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology



Spectral database for organic compounds SDBS

Database for FT-IR, 1H-NMR, 13C-RMN, MS, Raman, ESR spectra


Google Scholar

Google search tool for academic literature