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Geology Library

Taking The Elevator? Some Directions to get you started

  1. Enter Bessey Hall through the North door.
  2. Turn right and follow the hallway to the elevator.
  3. Press 'B' for basement.
  4. Follow hallway to library.
  5. CONGRATULATIONS, you made it!
Entrance to Geology Library

Highlighted Databases

Discover More Databases



over 2.2 million citations from over 3,500 resources in the fields of geology and geophysics

Maps & Datasets


public access to geospatial data in Nebraska

BTAA Geoportal



a digital library of geological publications from the American Association of Petroleum Geologist (AAPG)

Our collections also contain journals, books, maps, reports and specialized reference materials relating to all aspects of earth sciences.

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences


We have computer stations you can use to search the UNL Libraries' catalog, databases, and other resources.

Study Areas

Both quiet and collaborative areas are located throughout to accommodate individual, large or small group study.

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Rooms are available for every type of study situation.
Computers with GIS software

Specialized Software

GIS Software uses digital hardware and software to collect, manage, analyze, and display information about specific locations.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Software

Print, Copy & Scan

PrintIT offers cloud-based printing and scanning at Wepa stations.

Find a PrintIT Wepa location

Scanners available at Geology Library:

Print kiosk