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Campus Address: Jackson Geological Sciences Building (JGB) 4.202, Mail Code : S5438

Mailing Address: Walter Geology Library, JGB 4.202, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712-1101, USA

Telephone: (512) 495-4680
Fax: (512) 495-4102


Walter Geology Library: The primary research collections of the Walter Geology Library include more than 120,000 book and journal volumes and 47,000 geologic maps, among them the publications of the U.S. Geological Survey, most state geological surveys, and geological surveys of many foreign countries.

Regional emphasis of the collection is on the Southwestern United States, Texas, and Mexico.

Subject emphases are sedimentology, stratigraphy, tectonics, structural, economic, marine, and petroleum geology, petrology, paleontology, mineralogy, geochemistry, geophysics, and groundwater hydrology.

In addition to state funding, the Walter Geology Library benefits from several endowments maintained by the Geology Foundation in the Department of Geological Sciences.

The library is on the 4th floor of the Jackson Geological Sciences Building - JGB on the University of Texas at Austin main campus.