Q. How to become a member of the library?


Student, staff, and faculty automatically get a free account as long as they are enrolled or employed at Mines.

To become a member of the library, you must apply at the library front desk with proof of residency in Colorado, identity, and (if applicable) proof of reciprocal membership status. Please note, this membership does not give you off-site access to online databases. All memberships are valid for one year. 

  • Individual - $45 (1 member)
  • Corporate - $100 (1-5 members)
  • Corporate - $500 (6-25 members)
  • Corporate - $1000 (26+ members)
  • Reciporal - FREE
    • CSU, CU (Boulder, Denver), UNC, DU, MSU, Community College of Denver, University of Wyoming, Red Rocks Community College, Regis University
    • Denver Public Library
    • Colorado Geological Survey, Colorado State Division of Water Resources, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Dept. of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service, US Environmental Protection Agency, National Park Service Library, US Forest Service, Minerals and Geology Management
  • Alumni - FREE

Please contact the Circulation Manager through Ask a Librarian or libcirc@mines.edu if you have any questions. 



  • Last Updated Apr 27, 2021
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  • Answered By Rebecca Schneider

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