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This guide can be your starting place for finding reliable information resources.

Find formulas, definitions, diagrams, etc. in Engineering handbooks

Finding patents

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Refer back to content covered in ENGI2304


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    Search for journal articles

    Science and Engineering databases

    • ScienceDirect
      Full text of Elsevier journals, the largest publisher of science and technology journals
    • Compendex
      Covers all engineering disciplines.
    • Web of Science
      Highly cited journals in the sciences and engineering. Find who cited who.
    • SCOPUS
      Similar to Web of Science for citation searching. Find who cited who from 1996-present. Covers more publications than Web of Science.
    • Academic Search Complete
      Multidisciplinary database that includes peer reviewed journals, magazines, newspapers
    • MathSciNet
      From the American Mathematical Society
    • SIAM (Society of Industrial and Appied Math) Journals Online
      Full text of SIAM journals
    • Pubget
      Allows smoother access to the PDF's for the journals in Pubmed. Search by keyword or look for a specific article.
    • PubMed
      Premier database for medical literature.

    Business Databases

    These databases are all excellent resources for journal articles on all aspects of manufacturing, management and the business side of engineering.

    Find books, journals and more

    Need to find books on a topic?  Looking for a specific journal?  Search the Library catalog

    (Obtain articles and books the Library doesn't own through the free Interlibrary Loan service.)


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