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Geological & Planetary Sciences (GPS): Geology
Library News

Welcome to Geological & Planetary Sciences Library services at Caltech!


Due to the COVID-19 situation, access to all Library spaces is closed both to campus and to the public. Caltech community members or those with Caltech-related research needs, please see our COVID-19 guide for off-campus access: are happy to announce that all physical Library collections are now available for check-out to the Caltech community ONLY via placing a HOLD in the Caltech Library Catalog (books, DVDs, maps, etc), or making an equipment reservation.  We also are offering paper printing services.

New Titles

New Individual Ebooks for April 2021:

COVID-19 Research Papers

We now have a grouping of all papers published by Caltech related to COVID-19.  There are many papers written by GPS faculty in the field of atmospheric studies.  See all the papers here.

Balch Graduate School of the Geological Sciences - early papers

We have been scanning and adding the earliest GPS papers into our repository.

In the early years of Caltech, the GPS Division was known as the "Balch Graduate School of the Geological Sciences".

Many papers were written by well-known researchers such as John Buwalda, Beno Gutenberg, Charles Richter, Chester Stock, among many others.

To see these early papers, beginning from 1925, please visit the repository here.  Please note, you will need to log in with your Access credentials to see the list.

We will continue to add more papers in the future.

Library Classes, Spring 2021

Our Library Classes schedule for the Spring term is now posted at:

**New this quarter, there will be a class on Finding U.S. Maps Online.  Register for May 11**

All Library Classes will be via online via Zoom.

Newest Papers in Digital Repository from GPS Authors