Subject guide Earth Sciences, Geomatics and Planning

This subject guide contains tips on where to search for information within earth sciences, geomatics and planning.

Search guide

The library's search guide contains information on how and where to search for articles, books and other publications for your assignment or thesis. You are guided through the four steps of information retrieval: how to plan your search, how to conduct it, how to find material and, finally, how to evaluate your search results.

Fulltext databases

In databases you can search for articles on a subject in many journals at the same time.


Digital maps

Geodata Extraction Tools GET

  • Sveriges länskartor (Swedish county maps)
    Public map service from the Swedish County Administrative Boards.
Reference databases

Covers journals from several publishers. Contains primarily references and abstracts but have links to fulltext databases.

Subject specific


  • Web of Science
    References and abstracts to journal articles and conference papers on many subjects. Links to citing articles and a function for searching cited author and/or cited document.
  • Scopus
    A new alternative to Web of Science covering more journals and conference series.
Search engines

Some search tools dedicated to searching for scholarly documents on the web.

  • Google Scholar
    Indexes free web resources and many commercial publishers' journal archives as well. Links to citing articles.
  • CORE
    Freely available articles, reports and other research output in open repositories.
Journal list

Use the journal list to browse specific journals or to find articles you already know about.

What is a scholary journal article?
  • An introduction from Jönköping University Library.

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