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U.S. Geological Survey Publications: Overview

Useful Web Sites A wide range of resources, including maps, news, videos, and more and info. Use the tabs to navigate.

U.S.G.S. Survey Publications for the Western United States.

U.S. Geological Survey National Geologic Map Database. Indexes strata in North American geology by geological time period and location.

USGS Minerals Information. Includes a variety of publications and maps.

USGS Water Resources of the United States.

Indexes to Geology Publications

Index to more than 3500 journals, plus books, government publications, maps, conference papers, theses and dissertations, and more.

Millions of references to articles, books, maps, conference proceedings, reports, theses, etc. Links to GeoRef (see above).


Other Helpful Library Guides

How to Find U.S. Geological Survey Publications at ASU

As an official depository for selected federal publications, the ASU Library receives many publications of the U.S. Geological Survey. Most of the recent publications have records in the Library catlaog. However, many older ones do not. In addition, a number of USGS publications are available through the U.S. Geological Survey web site or other electronic portals. This Library Guide is intended to help you determine what publications are directly available and where they are located.

Click on the tabs at the top of this page or in the list below for tips on finding specific types of USGS publications.

Bulletins, Professional Papers, and Other Series


Books, Pamphlets, etc.

Geologic Strata

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