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Scholarly books contain authoritative information and this can include comprehensive accounts of research or scholarship, historical data, overviews, experts' views on themes/topics. Use a book when you require background information and related research on a topic, when you want to add depth to a research topic or put your topic in context with other important issues.
Not Sure Where to Start?
Search the Library Catalog and then limit your results to books
You can further refine your results by choosing either print or electronic format.
Search for e-Books in Databases
Databse A-Z List
If you would like to search for books by subject, use our Database A-Z List to find specialized collections.
Requesting Books Through ILL
If a book you need for your research is not available in our collection, we can get it for you!
Just request it though Interlibrary Loan.
Please note: it can take up to 12 days to receive a book through interlibrary loan.
Search the eBook Collection
Off Campus? Access Is Easy!
Search Google Scholar
Note: To Identify Yourself as Colorado School of Mines User:
- go to Settings at the the top of the Google Scholar search screen
- select Library links
- Search for "Colorado School of Mines" and click Save.
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