Use this guide for general research related to classes in the Engineering Department
Last Updated: Aug 13, 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.
Well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Multidisciplinary by design GreenFILE contains scholarly, government and general-interest titles including content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects
- United States Patent and Trademark Office - Full-Text Search
Search for patents issued through the USPTO.
- Energy Citations Database
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
8,750 full-text periodicals, including more than 7800 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,500 journals and nearly 10,000 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The eariest PDF backfiles date from 1887.