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Research guide for geology

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Major Resources

Open Access Agreements (publish at no cost)

ACS Publications (until Dec. 2025)
Cambridge University Press (until Dec. 2024)
Elsevier (until Dec. 2024)
IOPScience (until Dec. 2025)

Laptop/Device Checkout

   Students can checkout laptops and other devices from the Center for Equitable Digital Access (Library North 2nd Floor) and the Student Genius Center (Library North 1st Floor)

STEM Research Guides

Chemistry & Biochemistry

Research guide for chemistry


Research guide for physics


Research guide for mathematics

Engineering & Computer Science

Research guide for engineering & computer science

Geological Sciences

Research guide for geological sciences

Biological Science

Research guide for biology


The Paper Discovery tool builds a network of papers from citations, uses network analysis algorithms to analyze the network, and gives you the information you need to quickly get up to speed on that topic. Use the Quick Start section to dive right in and figure it out as you go.

Study Space Reservation

  1. Study space reservation rooms (Pollak Library North and South)
  2. Study space reservation for smart group study rooms (PLN-111, 112, 113; PLN-211, 212, 213, 214; PLN-311, 312)
  3. Study space reservation for larger rooms (PLN-140, PLS-360, PLN-130).
  4. Study space reservation for the Innovation/Makerspace (PLN-215) 

Other areas of interest:
CSUF Startup Incubator