Welcome! This is a selective guide of tools to help you do research in Mineral Exploration.
Core Research Databases
Publication coverage: 1884 - present (updated weekly)
Primary database for engineering. Journals,
conference proceedings, trade publications and technical
Publication coverage: 1979 - present (updated frequently)
Access restricted to the Queen's community (10 user limit)
Citations, with abstracts, to scientific and engineering literature for the international minerals industry.
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.
- Comprehensive indexing of all aspects of materials science, including such topics as: ferrous and non-ferrous metals, polymers, ceramics, plastics and composite materials.
Publication coverage: 1980 - present
A comprehensive, international and
interdisciplinary database covering physical and human geography,
geology, ecology, and Third World studies. The database includes
over 600,000 abstracts of more than 2,000 journals, monographs,
books, conference proceedings, reports, and theses.