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Humanities & Social Sciences: Home

This guide provides resources for courses in the humanities and social sciences.

About This Guide

This guide will help you navigate the Humanities and Social Science resources the library offers. 

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Use the tabs above to navigate through the following pages of the guide:

  • Articles  -- resources to help you find articles in the humanities and social sciences field. 
  • Books -- help locate books, e-books to borrow or purchase. 
  • Maps & GIS -- resources for maps (paper, scanned, digital)
  • Patents -- links to patent information for inventors and people seeking technical or business information from patents. 
  • Standards -- links to important standards such as ASTM
  • Technical Reports -- links to technical reports that contain research results from scientific and technical activities
  • Thesis -- theses and dissertations from Colorado School of Mines and other universities.  
  • Images -- links to images from CSM, and other image databases. 
  • New Titles -- links to physical and electronic books received in the last month. 

Core Electronic Resources

Online resources to help start your research. 

New Resources

Off Campus? Access Is Easy!

Start from the Library Website, just find what you want and log in with your Mines Multipass when prompted.

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Research In the Humanities & Social Sciences



Primer on doing historical research (applies to other fields as well!)

Library Catalog

Prospector (regional catalog) -- Order books and other materials.


Google Scholar -- Linked to our content via campus network.