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EGR 110: Introduction to Engineering: Engineering Research Tools

Engineering Village: a Google Scholar for engineers

Search Tips

  • +Add search field and use Boolean Operators (AND, OR, NOT) to broaden or narrow a search.
  • Use filters to limit searches by date, language, document type, etc.
  • Use refine column options to narrow to relevant results.
  • Look at the references for a good result to identify other useful sources.

UP Library Search: A Supersized Library Catalog

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Use UP Library Search to find books, streaming videos, online resources, journal articles, and much more (Search Tips). Need help? See handouts for Finding Books on the Shelf and Requesting Clark Library and Summit Items online.

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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

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