Geology Library

Student meet in Geology Library
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!
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Highlighted Databases Just a sampling of the over 250 sources you can search for materials.


GeoRef icon to visit site over 2.2 million citations from over 3,500 resources in the fields of geology and geophysics

Maps & Datasets

NebraskaMAP icon to visit sitepublic access to geospatial data in Nebraska


AAPG icon to visit sitea digital library of geological publications from the American Association of Petroleum Geologist (AAPG)

Rooms are available for every type of study situation.


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.

View Public Access Computer Policy

Computers with GIS software

Specialized Software

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

GIS is a way for us to understand our world in a visual geospatial format.

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Print, Copy & Scan

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

Find a Wepa location

Scanners available at Geology Library:

Collections & Departments We Support

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

Visit the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department