Geosciences: Home

A guide to support and resources for the study of geology, geophysics, geochemistry and related subjects.

Geoscience collections

Geoscience is the study of the evolution and composition of Earth and other planets in our solar system.  Geoscienses encompasses a range of disciplines including geology, geophysics and geochemistry.

The School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment is based on the Clayton campus. Library materials are held mainly in the Hargrave-Andrew Library with some related materials held in most branches, including the Sir Louis Matheson Library. The Map Collection at the Hargrave-Andrew Library includes texts and maps relevant to Geosciences.

Related library guides: Atmospheric Science; Physical Geography & Environmental Sciences; Civil Engineering; Biological Science

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Finding resources at Monash University Libraries

Librarians and Learning Skills Advisers

Librarians can help you with:

  • how and where to start researching your topic
  • effective use of databases and internet resources
  • effective search strategies
  • finding and evaluating information
  • using the Library's collections
  • citing & referencing

Please email your Librarian to make an appointment

Learning skills advisers assist students in improving their academic language and approaches to learning, including:

  • academic English
  • study methods and exam preparation
  • effective listening and note-taking
  • problem-solving and critical thinking
  • reading strategies
  • essay, report and thesis writing
  • writing for research projects
  • oral communication and presentation

Drop-in sessions with learning skills advisers are offered at all Library branches and run during each semester. No bookings are required for these 10-15 minute consultations, during which you can seek assistance with any aspect of your academic study.


Jennifer Kain
Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Subject Librarian, Hargrave Andrew Library

Tami Castillo
Learning Skills Advisers, Hargrave Andrew Library

Jamie Agland
Learning Skills Advisers, Hargrave Andrew Library


  • Ask a question using our email or telephone. You can also make an appointment with your contact librarian or visit the information desk at any library
  • Help yourself with classes and workshops, online tutorials and guides