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Mining and Mineral Resources

Guide to information sources related to mining and minerals.

Some subject terms you can use to search

Call number ranges for mining

Understanding Call Numbers Guide

HD9506   Economic aspects of mining

TN  Mining engineering

Materials related to mining can be located in various libraries at University Park. 

Basic book searching

  • Use the Keyword function and combine terms to search on a topic then use the subject headings from relevant books for additional search terms.
  • Write down the call number and location for any book you want. If the item is not at your campus use the "I Want It" button to request it. 
  • For electronic books, click the link under the words "online content" to access the full text

You can also find books via

Finding Mine maps

Few libraries collect mine maps but state and federal agencies frequently do.