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Background Info: Background information can be found in reference material and books provide detailed information about specific topics.
Article Databases: Use key engineering databases to find new and old journal articles.
Websites: Online resources including associations, organizations and other online teaching and learning materials.
Citations: Learn to organize your citations for easier access and properly cite in various formats.
Engineering Village This link opens in a new window
Engineering Village offers resources in the applied science and engineering fields. It provides access to Compendex (ex-Engineering Index) and INSPEC. Note: Works with Chrome or Firefox.
IEEE Xplore This link opens in a new window
Provides full-text access to IEEE transactions, journals, magazines and conference proceedings published since 1988 and all current IEEE Standards.
ScienceDirect This link opens in a new window
Also known as SciVerse ScienceDirect this contains journal articles and e-books in the life, physical, medical, technical, social sciences, fine arts and humanities from the mega-publisher Elsevier. SciVerse Scopus is not available, please use Web of Science.
Web of Science This link opens in a new window
Massive collection of scholarly materials covers virtually all topic areas. Content, including articles, proceedings, and more, is pulled from various collections and is cross-searchable.
Knovel Library This link opens in a new window
An extensive collection of reference eBook titles in science and engineering. Content includes data handbooks, encyclopedias, dictionaries, monographs, conference proceedings and datasets. Many of the reference works are embedded with Knovel's productivity tools for data analysis.
Engineering is the application of scientific and mathematical principles to practical ends, such as design, construction, and operation of efficient and economical structures, equipment, and systems. This guide lists some of the library sources useful for research in the area of general engineering, as well as specialized resources in industrial, electrical and civil engineering.