This guide can be your starting place for finding reliable information resources.
Go to the Library Technology Training calendar to see what is being offered this month and to sign up.
To date, training has included:
- Audition CS6
- Excel 2013
- Illustrator CS6
- InDesign CS6
- Photoshop CS6
- PowerPoint 2013
These titles are part of a series of 100+ page "lectures" by faculty and other experts in the field. Get more background and a good overview of the topic.
Find data whether buried in a table, graph, or chart inside hundreds of ebooks. Data can be sorted, filtered, and extracted to other formats, such as Excel, ASCII, and HTML.
- Knovel data search demo
Watch this 2 minute demo to see how!
Full text of most IEEE journal and conference publications.
Similar subject coverage to IEEExplore but more journals than just IEEE.
Full text of Elsevier journals, the largest publisher of science and technology journals
Covers all engineering disciplines.
- Web of Science
Highly cited journals in the sciences and engineering. Find who cited who from 1955-present.
Similar to Web of Science for citation searching. Find who cited who from 1996-present. Covers more publications than Web of Science.
Allows smoother access to the PDF's for the journals in Pubmed. Search by keyword or look for a specific article.
- Academic Search Complete
Multidisciplinary database that includes peer reviewed journals, magazines, newspapers
Need to find books on a topic? Looking for a specific journal? Search the Library catalog
Use OneSearch to retrieve a sample of results from across many databases and resources.
(Obtain articles and books the Library doesn't own through the free Interlibrary Loan service.)
Safari Books Online has how-to titles on all kinds of technologies from Java to web applications to building Android apps to game programming.
Work through solved problems using Schaum's Study Guides.
Web based. Free to UH faculty and students
Requires software purchase from Cougar Byte or use in the Learning Commons
- EndNote Web
Web based. Not as many features as Endnote
Web based but has desktop plugin too. Free. Unlike others, it has collaboration and networking features.