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Research Guides

Geochemistry: Books

Where to go in the Library

Library, Floor 3

Finding books at the UI Library

Search for books using the library catalog.

Books are located on the 4th (A-G), 3rd (H-S), and 2nd (T-Z) floors organized by the Library of Congress Classification system. Many Geochemistry books are located on the 3rd floor at call number: QE 515.

Call Number Areas to Browse in Geological Sciences:

Description

Call # Areas

Geology

QE

General geology

QE1-QE50

Geology by geographic region

QE51-QE350

Mineralogy

QE351-QE399

Petrology

QE420-QE499

Structural Geology

QE500-QE613

Stratigraphy

QE640-QE699

Paleontology

QE701-QE996

Geophysics

QC801-QC809

Economic and exploration geology

TN260s, TN870s

Geomorphology

GB400-GB649

Hydrology and Hydrogeology

GB651-GB2298

Requesting Books from Other Libraries

If you need a book that's not available at the UI Library, use the library's free Interlibrary Loan service or Summit to request it.

The first time you use the Interlibrary Loan service, click on "First Time Users Click Here!" to register. You can also request articles and other research materials through Interlibrary Loan.

  1. Locate the book you would like to request using the library catalog
  2. If the book is not available, or checked out in UI, Summit, and NIL, click on 
  3. Enter your user name (the barcode located on the back of your Vandal Card) and password (self selected during ILL registration)
  4. Verify book request to make sure all necessary fields are complete, and submit
  5. A record of the request should appear on your ILL account page

Geochemistry Books at the UI Library

Search the UI Library catalog for books on your topic. Here are a few useful geochemistry reference books:

Geological Sciences E-books

The UI Library now provides access to many eBooks in the Geological Sciences, which you can find by searching the library catalog or using the links below.