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An overview and selective guide to the literature of ocean exploration is provided

for reference, research and collection development purposes. Books,

encyclopedias, bibliographies, databases and websites are identified and

described. Both historical background and current information

on the subject are covered.

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This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here for personal use, not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in Science & Technology Libraries, 31 : 305-314, 2012.

Since this is a pre-print of an article submitted for publication in Science and Technology Libraries, published by Taylor & Francis, the citation to the published version is as follows: Barnett, Judith B. "Ocean Exploration : A Guide to Information Resources," Science and Technology Libraries, 31 : 305-314, 2012.