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Engineering and Technology Research Guide

Use this research guide as your first stop in finding books, articles, websites, and more on the subject of Engineering and Technology.

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Start your Research by reviewing a few Search Tips. Then look for resources such as:


Find Cover of Energy Science & Engineering JournalArticles (Use Library Databases)

Articles from journals, magazines, and major newspapers are sources for information on Engineering. These can be found by accessing the subscription library databases. The search tip subpage includes a short video on how to search one of the main engineering databases, Engineering Village.


FindCover of Mechanical Design Engineering Handbook Books

You can find a varied selection of print and online Engineering books by typing in keywords about your topic in Central Search. Books can provide detailed background and in-depth historical information about any given topic. Reference refers to encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks. Go to these for definitions, shorter explanations, quick historical and biographical sketches. Add the word 'reference' to your search.


Use JoVE Science Education to find Demonstration Videos and review resources for how and where to Find Patents.


Image depicting the InternetFind Internet Sources

The internet can provide a wealth of good information, especially from government sources and professional organizations. Always be sure to Evaluate what you find on the internet.


Other helpful pages include Cite Your Sources using APA and how to Get Help.

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