GSW for Industry
Improving the way your company does research
High-Quality, Peer-Reviewed Geoscience Content
As a unique nonprofit collaborative of 37 society publishers, GSW provides the research materials that geoscientists need in the office and the field. Our flexible purchasing options allow organizations to offer unlimited access to a growing collection of journals, eBooks, and interlinked GeoRef records.
Access impactful research
GSW’s research platform gives geoscientists access to 208k full-text articles from 51 journals and 2,280+ eBooks
Control your spend
One purchase provides downloads for researchers across teams,
projects, and budgets
Search by location
Have a project that’s focused on a particular region or basin? Use OpenGeoSci to pinpoint key areas of interest
Users gain immediate access, so no more bookmarking pages, managing multiple passwords, or re-entering credit card information
Explore with OpenGeoSci
OpenGeoSci is a free, public map-based toolset that allows users to search for cross-sections, charts, tables, figures, and data from GSW publications. The goal of OpenGeoSci is to further aid researchers in discovery of relevant valuable assets for industry research.
GSW Provides Access to
GSW’s journals collection provides access to 51 top-tier journals from 37 global publishing societies. Subscribers receive perpetual access to journal articles published while subscribed, and the GSW Archive Collection (1905–1999) continues to grow as new backfiles are added, providing lasting value.
GSW eBook collections provide integrated, high-value, full-text content with the convenience of a download. The complete collection includes years 1926–2021. Almost 39,000 book chapters are currently available from our 13 society publishers, with new titles and publishers added on an ongoing basis, including GSA Special Papers and GSA Memoirs.
4.5m GeoRef Records
GSW is powered by GeoRef, the most authoritative abstracting and indexing database in the geosciences. The GeoRef integration is essential to providing the most comprehensive research experience possible. Featuring nearly 40,000 controlled vocabulary terms, the GeoRef Thesaurus is indispensable for increasing the accuracy and relevance of search results. This taxonomy helps users find related content with a single search by automatically including terms you may not have otherwise thought to search, but are relevant to your topic.
Covering the geology of North America from 1666 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to the present, the GeoRef database includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey, as well as masters’ theses and doctoral dissertations from U.S. and Canadian universities.
GSW Society Partners
GSW provides a platform and publishing services for 36 trusted scholarly societies in the Earth Sciences. Our high-value, curated research platform provides seamless access to journals and books that researchers consider essential to advance geosciences.
Benefits of GSW
Companies in the energy, oil & gas, and metals & mining industries rely on GSW for access to the journals, eBooks, and GeoRef data that users need for conducting Earth Science research. Industry customers count on GSW for:
Interested in Subscribing?
Interested in gaining access to the journals and eBooks on the GSW research platform? Submit an inquiry to our corporate sales team, and we’ll reach out to discuss pricing.