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University of Portland Clark Library

EGR 110: Introduction to Engineering: Engineering Research Tools

Engineering Village: a Google Scholar for engineers

Search Tips

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Engineering and Technical Reference Information

Knovel also provides data and calculation tools for engineers. Set up a MyKnovel account to make full use of them.

Unit Converter (tips)
Material Property Search
Interactive Equations

Statista: a huge collection of data

Government reports and publications

UP Library Search: A Supersized Library Catalog

Use UP Library Search to find books, streaming videos, online resources, journal articles, and much more (Search Tips). See our Finding Books on the Shelf handout for help locating books in the building. See our Requesting Clark Library / Summit Items online handout for help requesting to have items brought to the service desk for you to pick up.

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