Can I Get Library Materials Electronically?

Maybe. It depends if we have subscription access to it, if someone is legally offering it for free, or if you are willing to pay.


blank image Find e-Journals -- Search for the journal title, subject category or by an article citation. Remember to check coverage dates. Electronic access to journal articles is restricted to the Mines Computing Network/VPN only.

Restricted access ScienceDirect -- Our largest supplier of electronic journals in applied science and engineering.

blank image Directory of Open Access Journals -- List of freely, accessible journals published under the open access model.

blank image Google Scholar -- Set "Scholar Preferences" to show links to full text journals that the Library pays for; otherwise, the provider will most likely ask you to pay.

Interlibrary Loan

Many electronic journal articles can be delivered to your desktop in 24 hours or less.  See our Interlibrary Loan page for more information or to make a request.

Fee-based Document Delivery Services


Restricted access Knovel -- Chemistry, material science, petroleum, and engineering texts.

Restricted access Books 24 X 7 -- Business, technology, and computer science texts.

blank image Google Books -- Full text of out of copyright works. Snippets for copyrighted works. Great for older texts in mining, geology, and metallurgy.

 Restricted access SpringerLink E-Books -- Search our Library Catalog for the titles we own.

blank image Project Gutenberg -- Source for some free classics such as Pride and Prejudice and A Tale of Two Cities and more.

Images, Theses, etc.

blank image Directory of Open Access Repositories -- List of international and national repositories which include nearly everything from images to dissertations.

       Mines Digital Theses & Dissertations -- Includes theses and dissertations completed at Mines since September 2012

blank image Image Database -- Collection of images on mining, ropeways, and more.

blank image iTunes U -- Collection of lectures from MIT, Yale, Harvard, and more. Requires iTunes to access.


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