HD9506 - 9624 Mineral industries
TN 263 - 271 Mineral deposits, prospecting
TN 275 - 325 Mining operations & safety
TN 331 - 347 Mine transportation & machinery
TN 400 - 799 Ore deposits & particular metals
TN 799.5 - 948 Nonmetallic minerals
TN 950 - 997 Building & ornamental stone
Searching the catalogue is one way to find books, handbooks, dictionaries and encyclopedias. You can access LibrarySearch from the Engineering & Computer Science Library's homepage.
Some possible keywords related to Metallurgy and Materials Science are:
You might want to focus on a specific mineral, such as:
Or a specific aspect of Mineral and Mining Engineering, such as:
If you need a book or article not available in print or online through the University of Toronto, feel free to use our Interlibrary Loan services, RACER, to request the item from another library.
The Engineering and Computer Science Library uses the Library of Congress system for shelving and cataloguing which may be unfamiliar with some patrons. We have provided an example below so that you can navigate our shelves with greater ease.
Books in our library may be categorized as Stacks (can be checked out) or Reference (for library use only)
The Classification sorts books by similar subjects, read this line in alphabetical order: A, B... T, TA...
This line is also related to the Classification of the book, read this line as a whole number: 1, 2... 150, 151...
The Cutter sorts books by Author name, read this line alphabetically then as a decimal: .A1, B2... .S78, .S8...
The Date refers normally to the publication date and is arranged chronologically: 2001, 2002... 2004...
When should I use handbooks or manuals?
SME Mining Engineering Handbook (print)
Call Number: Reference TN145 .S56 1992 2 vols.
Rock Blasting Terms and Symbols (print)
Call Number: Stacks TN279 .R63 1998
Canadian and American Mines Handbook (print)
Call Number: Reference HD9506 .C22 C36
When should I use dictionaries?
Dictionary of Mining, Mineral and Related Terms (print)
Call Number: Reference TN9 .D564 1997X
When should I use encyclopedias?
Encyclopedia of tunneling, mining and drilling equipment (print)
Call Number: Reference TN345 .S83 1995 3 vols.
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