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Geology of Northern England

Welcome to the Centre for Lifelong Learning Subject Guide


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You'll find information and resources on this page to support you with your studies in the Geology of Northern England.


Yorsearch, the Library search tool

All of the Library's books, journals, DVDs and other materials are listed on YorSearch.

You can use this simple search box:

Tick to only search items available online (ebooks, ejournals etc.)

Or start from the Yorsearch home page for more search options.

Shelf locations

Perform a keyword search for "Geology" on YorSearch to find general texts on the subject. You can also refer to the following specific locations:

  Shelfmark     Floor   Subject  
WA 3 Earth Sciences
WA 0.18 3 Geology. Methodology
WA 0.9 3 Geology. History
WA1 3 Geophysics / Physical geography
WA 1.36    3 Coasts
WA 1.44 3 Caves
WA 1.4608 3 Marine geology
WA 1.48 3 Inland waters
WA 1.483 3 Rivers
WA 1.7 3 Stratigraphy
WA 2    3 Petrology
WA 3 3 Economic geology
WA 3.018 3 Prospecting
WA 3.2 3 Coal
WA 3.28 3 Gas, Natural gas, Oil
WA 3.3 3 Metals
WA 3.35 3 Iron
WA 3.44 3 Lead
WA 4 - WA 9 3 Regional geology
WA 4 3 Europe
WA 4.2 3 Great Britain
WA 4.274 3 Yorkshire
WA 5 3 Asia
WA 6 3 Africa
WA 7 3 North America
WA 8 3 South America
WA 9 3 Pacific & Atlantic islands, Polar regions

Accessing your reading lists

Books on a shelfEach of your modules will have an online reading list in the VLE where you can access all the recommended reading from your tutors. Click the 'Reading Lists' link in the left-hand menu in the VLE to get started. Happy reading!

Useful resources for Geology

For more online resources explore our E-resources Guide. You might also like to explore our Subject Guides for other disciplines, such as Archaeology, Biology, Chemistry, Environment and Physics.

Google Scholar

Search for academic materials like journal articles, peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports.

When you use a campus-networked PC, Google Scholar will automatically link to the University of York library catalogue and display articles where we have full-text access. When off campus, you will need to select University of York - Full Text @ York in the Settings option (under Library Links).

Watch our Google Scholar video for more information.

Google Scholar Search