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.
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.