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Hydrology and Water Resources: Home

This guide will help you begin your research in hydrology and water resources through the library's collections and beyond.

In This Guide

Hydrology has evolved as a science in response to the need to understand the complex water systems of the Earth and help solve water problems. Hydrologists play a vital role in finding solutions to water problems, and interesting and challenging careers are available to those who choose to study hydrology. (USGS)

Use the tabs above to navigate through the following pages of the guide:       photo of West Branch Susquehanna River, Northumberland County, PA

  • Find Articles - search for articles online and in print.  
  • Find Books -find print and eBooks
  • Find Web Sites - find professional organizations, scholarly societies and quality web resources
  • Evaluating Sources -find information on finding authoritative sources
  • Citing Sources - find information on citation formats, citation management tools and more.

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Image Credit: Watershed by Nicholas A Tonelli.  Used under CC BY 2.0.

Core Electronic Resources

These are likely to be the best online sources in which to start your research.

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