Mining Engineering

Library resources for mining engineering.

State Government Information

Business and Economics Information from the U.S. Government

International Information from the U.S. Government

U.S. and State Government Resources

Government publications, databases and websites are a major source of mining engineering information.

Some government publications can be located using Usearch, the University of Utah library catalog.  The websites and search tools below will help you locate additional information resources.

Please contact Shane Wallace, the subject specialist for Federal Government information, or Mark England, the Mining Engineering subject specialist if you need further help or suggestions.  Their contact information is included in their profile boxes on this page.

Primary and General Sources of U.S. Federal Government Information

Mining, Geosciences, and Environmental Information from the U.S. Government

The U.S. government provides a large number of datbases and websites providing information on minerals, mining information and other technical data.

Bureau of Mines (USBM)
The United States Bureau of Mines was established in 1910 and abolished in 1996. The National Technical Information Service (NTIS) maintains the entire collection of the Bureau's 5,000 publications in the NTRLMany of the Bureau of Mines technical reports are available in digital form in the Technical Reports Archive and Image Library (TRAIL). Several of the US Bureau of Mines' programs were transferred to the U.S. Geological Survey, the Bureau of Land Management, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM)the National Mine Map Repository (NMMR), and the Department of Energy.

Liaison Librarian

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Annika Deutsch
The University of Utah
J. Willard Marriott Library
295 South 1500 East #2110
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0860


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Shane Wallace
J.W. Marriott Library
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