October 5, 2005
Issue No. 69

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Geoscience World: A New Electronic Resource

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by Sam Teplitzky

Geoscience World is a new electronic resource that delivers online, aggregated journal content of not-for-profit and independent earth science publishers.

Initially, it will include 30 core journals from American Association of Petroleum Geologists, American Geological Institute, Geological Society of America, Geological Society of London, Mineralogical Society of America, Society for Sedimentary Geology, and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.

Geoscience World provides full text content, and simultaneous searching of both the journals and GeoRef, the most used bibliographic database in the earth sciences.

The GeoScienceWorld portal is hosted by HighWire Press. See also HighWire Press: New Journals in this issue. Geoscience World's (GSW) initial online service, the GSW Millennium Collection, includes peer-reviewed articles and other materials from the following high impact journals in a range of geoscience areas:

AAPG Bulletin

American Mineralogist

Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France

Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology

Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America

Clay Minerals

Clays and Clay Minerals

Economic Geology

Environmental and Engineering Geoscience

Environmental Geosciences

Exploration and Mining Geology

Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis

Geological Magazine


The Journal of Foraminiferal Research

Journal of Paleontology

Journal of Sedimentary Research

Journal of the Geological Society

The Leading Edge


Mineralogical Magazine




Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrology

Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry

Rocky Mountain Geology

South African Journal of Geology

Vadose Zone Journal

The Millennium Collection will be updated continuously with the most current journal issues; for most journals content will start at the year 2000. In addition, access to older issues of some journals going back as far as 1931 is available in the GSW Literature Archives. GSW can be accessed from Socrates,the Branner Earth Sciences Library web site, or directly at