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Geosciences Sources

Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) Webinars

Since 1884, Princeton University has participated in the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP):  

FDLP Academy Training Repository :


Upcoming Chemistry, Geosciences, and Environmental Studies webinars

TBD - 2022 "Library Research for Natural Hazards : Wildfires and Droughts"

TBD - 2022 "Library Research for Geologic and Geographic Names"  


Past Chemistry, Geosciences, and Environmental Studies webinars, Princeton University

September 2021  : “Library Research for Environmental Studies aspects of Uranium Mining and Nuclear Energy”

July 2021 : “Library Research for the Colorado River Basin”

June 2021 : “Library Research for Critical Minerals, Conflict Minerals, and Rare Earths”

February 2021 : Using Government Art Sources for Chemistry, Geosciences, and Environmental Studies Library Research

January 2021 : From the Rocks to the Stocks - Library Research with a Geosciences Librarian and a Finance Librarian

October 2020 : Library Research for Natural Hazard Events: Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Volcanoes, and Wildfires:

September 2020 : Pharmaceutical Research Sources Available for COVID-19 

August 2020: Library Research for Energy, Minerals, and Uranium Resources

July 2020 :  Library Research for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (Including Climate Change)

March 2020: Library Research for Water Resources

January 2020: Introduction to Geosciences Library Research


Past webinars, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

USGS Library Materials for Natural Hazards

USGS Library Materials for Water Resources Information

USGS Library Materials for Earth's Age

USGS Library: Indexes, catalogs, and other bibliographic tools, a day in the life of a reference librarian

USGS Library: Oil, Gas, Coal, Uranium, and Minerals Maps and Data

USGS Library: Using USGS Image, Map, and Data Products for Information Inquiries