Use DiscoverEd to find books, ebooks, journals, ejournals and more. Sign into your Library Account using EASE to manage your loans and request books on loan.
Please check book location (Library and floor) as GeoSciences books are held in the Main Library (George Square) and Murray Library (Kings' Buildings).
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Multidisciplinary databases of peer-reviewed literature and conference proceedings.
Earth and Planetary Science
A comprehensive resource for research across the geosciences. GeoRef is available.
Full-text content of the Geological Society journals, special publications and society book series.
More resources for Geosciences
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The UK Data Service is a comprehensive resource funded by the ESRC and delivered by the UK Data Service to support researchers, teachers and policymakers who depend on high-quality social and economic data.
More data listings and support for discovery and use of datasets is available from the University or Edinburgh Research Data Service
A wide range of courses are available throughout the year delivered either in a classroom or online. These include finding library resources for your studies, referencing and reference management tools.
Institute for Academic Development (IAD) for academic and study skills.
Digital Skills and Training for digital, information literacy and IT skills.
The Digimap service delivers maps and map data of Great Britain. Maps can be viewed, annotated and printed and data can be downloaded for use in GIS or CAD software. Subscribed collections are listed below. Users are required to register and agree the data licence.
|Aerial||Aerial Digimap provides detailed aerial imagery data from Getmapping at various fixed scales. Most data is post-2011 with updates due each year.|
|Environment||Land cover mapping from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH), the service includes Land Cover Maps from 2015, 2007, 2000, & 1997|
|Geology||Geology Digimap provides onshore and offshore mapping from the British Geological Survey, scales ranging from 1:625,000 to 1:50,000. There is also access to the Lexicon of Named Rock Units, which has details for many of the rocks found on the map.|
|Historic||Historic Digimap provides Landmark historic Ordnance Survey maps of Great Britain from 1843 to 1996. Maps include County Series (1843-1939), post-war National Grid and Town Plans (1840’s – 1930’s).|
|Lidar||Lidar Download allows you to select and download Lidar data for use in GIS/CAD software. Lidar Digital Terrain Model, Lidar Digital Surface Model and point cloud data are available. There is no Lidar Roam.|
|Marine||Marine Digimap provides marine and coastal zone mapping from SeaZone Ltd, the service includes raster marine maps of various scales and detail (derived from Admiralty Charts), which are ideal for back-drop mapping in the UK coastal zone, vector thematic marine data suitable for advanced spatial analysis, and customised mapping.|
|OS||Ordnance Survey Digimap provide contemporary OS Map Data and Ordnance Survey Products.|
The print collection for GeoSciences are held in the Main Library, George Square or the Noreen and Kenneth Murray Library, King's Buildings. Book location information is shown in DiscoverEd.
Noreen & Kenneth Murray Library
Libraries also provide open-access computing, printing and a range of study spaces