Mining Engineering

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Core Research Databases

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Publication coverage: 1979 - present (updated frequently)
Access restricted to the Queen's community (10 user limit)
World literature on mining, mineral dressing, and metallurgy (excluding ferrous metals).
Publication coverage: 1966 to present (updated monthly)
Print holdings: Metals Abstracts: Vol. 1 (1966) - Vol. 31 (1998) in the Engineering and Science Library; call number: TN1 .M473.
Indexes over 2000 journals, patents, dissertations, government reports, conference proceedings and books covering metals and alloys.
Publication coverage: Geology of North America: 1693 - present ; Geology worldwide: 1933 - present
Access to over 1.8 million references to articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses .
Publication coverage: 1884 - present (updated weekly)
Primary database for engineering. Journals, conference proceedings, trade publications and technical reports .

Article Indexes & Databases

Core Research Databases

  You are connecting from off-campus. You will be prompted to enter your NetID and password before connecting to a Queen's-only database.
Publication coverage: 1979 - present (updated frequently)
Access restricted to the Queen's community (10 user limit)
World literature on mining, mineral dressing, and metallurgy (excluding ferrous metals).
Publication coverage: 1966 to present (updated monthly)
Print holdings: Metals Abstracts: Vol. 1 (1966) - Vol. 31 (1998) in the Engineering and Science Library; call number: TN1 .M473.
Indexes over 2000 journals, patents, dissertations, government reports, conference proceedings and books covering metals and alloys.
Publication coverage: Geology of North America: 1693 - present ; Geology worldwide: 1933 - present
Access to over 1.8 million references to articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses .
Publication coverage: 1884 - present (updated weekly)
Primary database for engineering. Journals, conference proceedings, trade publications and technical reports .

Related Research Databases

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Core journals in engineering, applied science, technology, and related industries and trades.
Publication coverage: Varies by journal title
Scholarly journal publishers such as Kluwer, Elsevier, Springer, Cambridge and Oxford University Presses and more.
Comprehensive online resource for research in the geosciences
Publication coverage: 1900 - present
Online version of Science Citation Index
Database indexes 8,500 leading scholarly research journals.

All Databases for Mining Engineering

All Databases for Engineering and Science

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

EngNetBase
Full text engineering handbooks from CRC Press

Knovel
Full text. Complete collection of Knovel Science and Engineering books and databases. Over 500 titles and 20 million data records

QE1 - QE350 Geology, General

Glossary of Geology
QE5 .B38 1997
Most comprehensive one in the earth science area, with references and cross references.

QE351 - QE399 Geology, Mineralogy

The Glossary of Mineral Species
QE355 .F56 1995
Each mineral is defined in terms of its chemical formula, crystal system, colour and any relations to other minerals. References are provided.

Mineral names: what do they mean?
QE357 .M57
Provide derivations for mineral names currently used.

Glossary of Mineral Synonyms
QE357 .F68 1999t

Hey's Mineral Index : mineral species, varieties, and synonyms
QE357 .C53 1993t

Encyclopedia of Mineral Names
QE357 B55 1997t

Mining and the Environment

Mining and its Environmental Impact

TN1-TN997 Mining engineering. Metallurgy

CIM Directory (Canadian Inst. of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum)
Ref TN1.C31

A Dictionary of mining, mineral and related terms
Ref TN9 .D564

International Dictionary of Metallurgy, Mineralogy and Geology : English-French-German-Italian
TN10.C3

E&MJ Directory of Mining
TN12.E25 1996
A comprehensive reference sources for information about the world major mineral producing, processing and marketing companies.

Global Mining Directory (continues: Financial times business yearbook. Mining)
Ref TN13.M7
Provides corporate and financial details of major companies involved in the mining and processing of metals and minerals around the world.

Minerals Yearbook (US) Ref TN23 .U58

Mining Source Book (CMJ) Ref TN26 A2C2
Includes buyers' guide, who's who in mining, what's what in mining. The old issues were titled Canadian Mining Manual. Latest edition in reference, earlier editions in stacks (4s)

Minerals handbook
TN151 .M5
Statistics & analyses of the world mineral industry.

SME Mining Reference Handbook
Ref TN151 S64 2002

TN275-325 Practical mining operations. Safety measures

Underground Mining Methods Handbook
TN275 U5

Drilling: the manual of methods, applications and management
Ref TN281. D757 1997
A manual of encyclopaedic style on the drilling industry, covering fundamentals, equipment and methods, mechanics, geology for drillers, drilling operation and management as well as test and measurement.

TN600 - TN799 Metallurgy

Smithells Metals Reference Book
Print: TN671 S55 2004

Information Source Guides

Mining and mineral industries : an information sourcebook
Z6736 .S79 1988

Information sources in the earth sciences
Z6031. I55 1989

Browse the shelves

Mining engineering. Metallurgy
TN1-997

Mineral deposits. Metallic ore deposits. Prospecting
TN263-271

Practical mining operations. Safety measures
TN275-325

Mine transportation, haulage and hoisting. Mining machinery
TN331-347

Ore deposits and mining of particular metals
TN400-580

Metallurgy
TN600-799

Nonmetallic minerals
TN799.5-948

Building and ornamental stones
TN950-997

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