Library

The library of the Institute of Mineral Resources Engineering is a reference library accessible to all students. It was founded along with the Institute (October 1, 1880) and is constantly updated and supplemented with new acquisitions.

Currently, the library inventory includes about 10,000 monographs, among them serials such as „Aachener Beiträge zur Rohstofftechnik und -Wirtschaft“ („Aachen’s contributions to the raw materials technology and industry“) and „Aachen International Mining Symposia“, published by the Institute itself. We also have a great choice of books and magazines especially in regard to the history of mining.

In addition, the library’s collection also includes 300 various national and international magazines. For about 30 of those, the Institute currently holds a subscription. Diverse statistics and annual reports from various national and international companies are also available

Literature can be accessed easily via electronic search engines. By using the VCH-Biblio program, you can search by keyword, author, title or topic.

Further questions related to our library are answered with pleasure by the library team.

Opening Hours

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