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Engineering databases and common questions in a snapshot

Use of the major indexing tools for engineering and answers for common questions.

How to search science and engineering databases

How to perform a comprehensive search of the literature for a thesis/dissertation - these instructions are useful for non-comprehensive searches as well Article, handbook, dissertation, government resource and library catalog databases.

ENGR 1111 - Introduction to Engineering

Library Assignment Spring 2011 (PDF)

MAE 4344 - Mechanical Engineering Senior Design

Print and electronic sources, and standards. (Powerpoint)
Patents (Powerpoint)
Print Sources (Word)
Electronic Sources (Word)

Patents

Overview, definitions, preliminary patent search, and search example. (Powerpoint)

ENGL 3323 - Technical Writing

Databases by discipline: Business/Financial, Engineering, Agriculture; Formats: articles, technical reports, government documents. (Powerpoint)
Print & Electronic Sources (Word)

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