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Introduction to the Bibliography of Manitoba Geology and Resource Centre Catalogue (BMG)


Search the BMG to access over 14,900 bibliographic references to reports, maps, journal articles, conference proceedings, theses and other publications dealing with the geology of Manitoba.

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More about the BMG

The bibliography compilation project was started in April 1985 under the Canada-Manitoba Mineral Development Agreement. Initially available in print copy only, the first publication containing 3,350 references was released in 1986. Now searchable online, the BMG database contains over 14,900 references to publications on Manitoba geology dating as far back as 1795.

The BMG is updated and maintained by the Resource Centre. The major sources for new references include:

  • the Geological Survey of Canada’s GEOSCAN database
  • other online databases

Bibliographic records contain some or all of the following information:

Author, Date, Title, Monographic Title, Monographic Author, Publisher, Place, Report Series, Report No, Internal File, Thesis degree and University, Map Series, Map No, Map Scale, Journal, Conference Name and Location, Conference Publication, Volume, Page, No of Pages, NTS Area, Notes, Abstract, Keywords, ISBN, ISSN, Medium Source Format, Alternative Series, Call No., Purchasing Information.

Note: references for some publications have not been indexed by NTS area or Keyword descriptors. For the most comprehensive search results, use Boolean operators. For example, enter Precambrian in TITLE and in KEYWORD using OR between fields to retrieve the most records.

Records for reports and maps published by the Manitoba Geological Survey will include purchasing information and a link to Publication Sales.

For information on how to obtain publications referenced in the BMG or to notify us of any database errors or omissions contact:

Resource Centre
Phone: 204-945-1119
Fax: 204-945-8427
Toll-free: 1-800-223-5215

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