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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Earth Science Topic Paper (Spring 2019) - Smyser: Hydraulic Fracturing & Other Topic-Specific Resources

What you'll find on this page

This page is organized by topic-specific resources related to hydraulic fracturing and other topic-specific resources. Reach out to Ms. Smyser, Ms. Arnold (darnold2@illinois.edu), or Vicki (pietrus2@illinois.edu) for help.

Hydraulic Fracturing

Recommend Hydraulic Fracturing Search Terms

For books about fracking, first visit the reserve cart in the library. If you'd like to find more resources on fracking, visit https://vufind.carli.illinois.edu/vf-uiu/ OR a database from "General Resources" and experiment with the following subject terms:

Hydraulic Fracturing

  • Hydraulic fracturing – environmental aspects
  • Hydraulic fracturing – environmental aspects – United States
  • Hydraulic fracturing – political aspects – United States
  • Hydraulic fracturing – law and legislation – United States
  • Oil wells – Hydraulic fracturing
  • Energy policy – United States
  • Groundwater - pollution
  • Gas wells - Hydraulic fracturing – environmental aspects – United States

Topic-Specific Resources: Anthropomorphic Climate Change, Mountain-Top Removal Coal Mining, & Strip Mining

Recommended Topic-Specific Search Terms

For topic-specific books, first visit the reserve cart in the library. If you'd like to find more resources on another specific topic, visit https://vufind.carli.illinois.edu/vf-uiu/ OR a database from "General Resources" and experiment with the following subject terms:

Anthropomorphic Climate Change

  • Climate change -- Hawaii
  • Climate change -- Earthquakes
  • Climate change -- Tsunamis
  • Climate change -- Volcanic eruptions
  • Global warming -- Economic aspects
  • Global warming -- Political aspects

Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

  • Coal mining -- Mountains
  • Coal mining 
  • Mining -- Mountaintop
  • Surface mining -- Mountaintop removal

Strip Mining

  • Surface mining -- Strip mining
  • Area stripping
  • Area stripping -- Strip mining
  • Contour mining 
  • Contour mining -- Strip mining
  • United Mine Workers of America