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Biology and Biotechnology

Introduce information resources for biology, biotechnology and related fields for Mines community.

Mines Library Catalog Search

You may use the Mines Library Catalog to search for print and electronic books on your research topic. Use the faceted filters on the right side of the search result to narrow it down to Resource Types / Books.

Please note: not all electronic books which the library subscribes to are searchable through the catalog. Use Core Electronic Book Packages listed below to search for more electronic books on your research topic.

Core Electronic Book Packages

Dissertations and Theses

Not finding what you need? - Search broader

Use Google Books to search for a book. If you find a book not available at Mines Library, please use our Interlibrary Loan service to get it. 

Google Book Search

Search across catalogs of more than 10,000 libraries across the world using If you find a book in Worldcat that we do not have at Mines Library, you can request it through our Interlibrary Loan service


Can't Find Your Material within the Mines collections?

If an item you need for your research is not available in our collection, we can get it for you! 

Your best bet is our Can't Find It page. When you get there, you can:

  • Try a quick search in Prospector, our regional catalog and have items delivered to Arthur Lakes for free
  • Still not available? Simply request it though Interlibrary Loan (see below for links)
    • Interlibrary Loan for current Mines faculty, staff, and students
    • Interlibrary Loan for Mines alumni and paid members (this link will not work for current Mines faculty, staff, and students)

Please note: it can take up to 12 days to receive a book through interlibrary loan.