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Geological Society - The Lyell Collection Complete

Publisher: Geological Society

Joined: 2008

Type: Online journals

Content Overview

The Lyell Collection is an electronic resource containing new and archival journal, Special Publication and book content, published by the Geological Society of London. It contains key peer-reviewed Earth science literature of the highest quality.

Title Listing

Subject Strengths

  • Geology
  • Earth Sciences

Service Strengths

  • Journal of the Geological Society, Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis, Scottish Journal of Geology, Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, Transactions of the Geological Society, Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society, Transaction of the Geological Society of Glasgow, the Geological Society's prestigious Special Publications, and the Engineering Geology Special Publications, Memoir and Petroleum Geology Conferences book series
  • 270 600 pages of Earth science content
  • Full-text archives back to 1811
  • Access to Online First articles
  • Selected open-access articles
  • Free public access to abstracts and specially created extracts
  • Full electronic functionality
  • Fully searchable content throughout
  • Active reference linking via CrossRef, GeoRef and ISI
  • Free full-text linking to many other key Earth science journals, including GeoScienceWorld
  • eTOC (electronic Table of Contents) and research alerts available to subscribers and non-subscribers

Impact Factors

  • Journal of the Geological Society : 2.639
  • Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology: 1.013
  • Petroleum Geoscience: 1.207
  • Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis: 0.784



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Registration for Geological Society - The Lyell Collection Complete

Each developing country institution eligible for access is required to register to use the Lyell Collection. If you have not used this resource before you may need to check if your institution is registered and identify the contact person who has your access details. To do this, please go to the subscribed resources registration and select your country and institution.

After registration, your application will be accepted or rejected. Once accepted access will be available to the registered IP addresses. Please note that registrations with no IP addresses listed will be automatically rejected.

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