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1 ENGR 102/103 Researching Information for Engineering Design Jay Bhatt Librarian for Engineering Hours M-F: 9am-6pm Hagerty Library, Room

2 Overview Drexel Engineering Library Online Reference Page, Research Guide, Blog Using the Library Online Catalog to locate: Books (Electronic & Print) Databases and Journal Articles Using Internet Resources to locate: Patents Technical Papers, Statistics, Specifications Citations and References Common Missteps

3 Useful Links Handouts/ Guides Quick Search Chat Reference

4 ENGR Blog Entry Examples of search results within specific resources and for specific topics Links to resources covered in instruction, tutorials and other recommended information resources logs/engineeringlibraryinstructio n/?p=42

5 Descriptions of Engineering Library resources Links to recommended sources Links to specialized Research Guides in other engineering disciplines sources/guides/engineeringguide s/?page_id=19 ENGR Research Guide

6 Finding Print & Electronic Books 2 1 3

7 ENGnetBASE Electronic Books Collection for Engineering Browse and Search by subject area and keyword Allows searching at the book and chapter level Check Full Access Content to search available titles Advanced Search option

8 ENGnetBASEENGnetBASE Advanced Search Search Terms Date Range Subject Areas

9 Interdisciplinary Research / News

10 Interdisciplinary Research: Proquest

11 Interdisciplinary Research: Summon 2 1 3

12 Engineering Research

13 Engineering Village

14 Finding Patents Patent Quick SearchPatent Quick Search Google Patents

15 Technical Papers Science.gov: Federally-funded reports and papers Globalspec or ENGnet Locate corporate pricing catalogs and product specs Technical Papers Research Guide Technical Papers Research Guide

16 Citing Resources IEEE / ASMEASCE / Author - Date In text: It was shown by Author [#] that the evidence leads to... [1] J.K. Author, Name of Manual/ Handbook, x ed., Abbrev. Name of Co., City of Co., Abbrev. State, year, pp. xx-xx. [2] J. K. Author, Name of paper, Abbrev. Title of Periodical, vol. x, no. x, pp. xxx-xxx, Abbrev. Month, year. In text: One recent report (Author date) finds evidence that… Author, J. K. (year). Name of Manual/ Handbook, x ed., Abbrev. Name of Co., City of Co., Abbrev. State, pp. xx-xx. Author, J.K. (year). Name of paper, Abbrev. Title of Periodical, vol. x, no. x, pp. xxx-xxx.

17 RefWorks

18 Is this the primary resource? com/projects/bin_barrel.htmhttp://www.solidwastedistrict. com/projects/bin_barrel.htm com/2006/05/04/condo- residents-to-get-sunlight-via- optical-fibre-system/http://xenophilius.wordpress. com/2006/05/04/condo- residents-to-get-sunlight-via- optical-fibre-system/

19 Is this the best place to get this information? emFS/index.htm led-vs-incandescent-light- bulbs.aspx


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