Geology Library

Geology Library Staff

Nicole Laughlin, Operations Supervisor

call Nicole Laughlin 402-472-1404

email Nicole Laughlin

How to get to the Geology Library using the Elevators

  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.

View where Bessey Hall is located on campus

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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 in print, books, maps, reports and specialized reference materials relating to all aspects of earth sciences.


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

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Print, Copy & Scan

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

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Scanners available at Geology Library:

Specialized Software

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

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Study Spaces

Both quiet and collaborative study areas are located throughout the Geology Library to accommodate individual, large or small groups.

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