Mining & Minerals Engineering


The books are organised in subject order within the Library. Books for CSM are kept in a number of sections depending on their subject coverage and emphasis. Here are the main sections for CSM.

  • 526.9 - surveying 
  • 510.2462 - engineering mathematics
  • 532 - fluid mechanics
  • 549 - mineraology
  • 550 - geology 
  • 622 - mining engineering
  • 622.7 - mineral processing
  • 624.151 - rock mechanics

For further information on where to find books, consult the Library catalogue.

Remember that it is also possible to borrow books from the University of Exeter Library, and to request a scanned book chapter by using our Inter-Site Service.


We have a large collection of print journals on geology, mining & minerals engineering subjects in the Library. See the list below.  

Exeter students and staff also have access to a much wider range of electronic journals which are available via the Library catalogue. You will need your Exeter IT username and password to log in to use the ejournals.

If you wanted to search through a collection of journals, you are recommended to use a journals database such as Ebsco EJournals, or ScienceDirect. To access these databases use the Exeter E-Library.  Alternatively try the Library Article Search to search for articles about a particular topic. 


Bibliographic databases index the contents of journals. This will enable you to locate useful articles for your essys simply by typing in keywords that describe your topic. Databases index from a wide range of journal titles. All databases will either provide links to the full article or will provide enough detail for you to find it elsewhere. They are a very powerful search tool!

All databases and indexes available to Exeter students are available via the E-Library link. Databases of particular use to CSM students are:

  • OneMine - produced by the SME
  • IMMage - produced by the Institute of Minerals, Materials & Mining
  • Knovel Mining Engineering & Extractive Metallurgy
  • ScienceDirect
  • Web of Science: Science Citation Index - citation searching allows you to follow the impact of a piece of research


Over 3,000 print copies of maps covering all areas of the world are available. For more information about the map collection, click here.

You also have access to Digimap which provides customisable Ordnance Survey and British Geological Survey maps of Great Britain. To access Digimap, you need to register to use the service and log into the University of Exeter's E-Library.