Use this guide for general research related to classes in the Engineering Department
Last Updated: Feb 28, 2014
Appropriate Technology Sourcebook
Call Number: Computer Software T49.5 .A85 2002
Publication Date: 2002
This set of DVD contains more than 1,000 books about creating sustainable technology in developing countries and villages. This is an excellent resource to use when working on Collaboratory or Sustainability projects that will be used in an area with limited infrastructure. NOTE: To see the print index of AT, look in the main book stacks T49.5 .D37
If you have a journal article citation, but don't know if we have that specific journal, or don't know where the journal is online or in print, search the Periodicals List.
- Engineering Village
Use this database to search for journal articles in the Engineering field. Searching Recommendation: limit your search to journal articles; we can't access conference proceedings. Note: the full-text icon appears in every journal article, even if we don't have access to it. If you select the full-text icon, and don't see the actual article, search the "Periodicals List" to determine if we have the article.
*****If you do not know if we have a specific article listed in Engineering Village, watch the video in the "Tutorials" tab.*****
Large database of journals in the sciences. This database is mobile friendly; download the ScienceDirect app.
This is a great general database to start research for environmental resources. This database is mobile-friendly. Download the EBSCO app.
- United States Patent and Trademark Office - Full-Text Search
Search for patents issued through the USPTO.
- Energy Citations
This database contains citations to research in the field of energy. It is coordinated by the US Department of Energy. NOTE: This database does not contain full-text journal articles. Instead, search the Periodicals List to determine if we have the specific journal and issue, and link through the List.
- Academic Search Complete
Search ScienceDirect from your mobile device. First, register for an account on ScienceDirect, confirm your college email address, and then download the app. You have access to the same journal content as through Messiah College Library's website. You can search, save, and email articles.