Research Guides: Engineering & Technology

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Databases

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  • Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics
  • Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Biographies, Multimedia
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  • Content from McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, and Science News

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  • Multidisciplinary
  • Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Handbooks
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  • Sciences, Psychology, Medicine, Nursing
  • Scholarly Journals, E-books, Handbooks
  • Many full-text articles; some articles have citation and abstract information only

Encyclopedias

Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile
Print Location: TL9.B43 2000
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2 volumes
Desktop Encyclopedia of Telecommunications
Print Location: TK5102 .M85 2000
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Encyclopedia of 20th-Century Technology
Print Location: T9 .E462 2005
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Encyclopedia of Computers and Computer History
Print Location: QA76.15.E53 2001
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Encyclopedia of Engineering Signs and Symbols
Print Location: TA11.E5
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Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology
Print Location: Z1006.E566 2005
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Encyclopedia of Military Technology and Innovation
Print Location: U24.B85 2004
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McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Engineering
Print Location: TA9.M36
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McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology
Print Location: Q121.M3
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20 volumes
Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia of Invention & Technology
Print Location: T9 .O94 1992
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Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia
Print Location: Q121.V269 2002
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Dictionaries

Chambers Dictionary of Science and Technology
Print Location: Q123.C42 1999
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Dictionary of Architecture & Construction
Print Location: NA31.H32 1993
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Dictionary of Scientific Literacy
Print Location: Q123.B68 1991
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms
Print Location: Q123.M15 2003
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Handbooks & Guides

Civil Engineering Handbook
Print Location: TA151.C57 1995
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Wiley Engineer's Desk Reference
Print Location: TA151.H424 1998
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Civil Engineering Formulas Restricted Resource
Ebook - EBSCOhost
Conversion Factors
Print Location: QC94.C67 1991
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CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
Print Location: QD65.H236
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Engineering Handbook
Print Location: TA151.E424
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Great Engineers and Pioneers in Technology
Print Location: TA139 .G7 1981
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Handbook of Applied Mathematics for Engineers/Scientists
Print Location: TA332 .K87 1991
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How to Write & Publish a Scientific Paper
Print Location: T11 .D33 1998

Magill's Survey of Science.
Print Location: TA145 .M298 1993
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3 volumes
Milestones in Computer Science and InformationTechnology
Print Location: QA76.R434 2003
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Troubleshooting, Maintaining & Repairing PCs
Print Location: TK7887 .B5528 2001
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Websites

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
Source: ANSI
ANSI, which stands for the “American National Standards Institute”, has served as coordinator of the U.S. private sector, voluntary standardization system for more than 90 years.
 
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
Source: ASTM
ASTM International, formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), is a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards.
Construction Web Links
Source: Paul W. Berning, Editor
This site is the most comprehensive guide to construction, engineering, infrastructure and architecture resources on the Internet. Launched in 2000, it is the starting point for Web searches by construction industry professionals.  
Department of Defense Specifications and Standards
Source:  Department of Defense
DSP is a comprehensive, integrated standardization program linking DOD acquisition, operational, sustainment, and related military and civil communities. It is universally recognized for advancing DOD's Joint Vision 2010 and acquisition goals.
GE Industrial Systems Technical Documents
Source: General Electric
Global Electronic Components Datasheet Locator
Source:  netCOMPONENTS, Inc.
A free electronic engineering tool that enables you to locate product datasheets from hundreds of electronic component manufacturers worldwide
Greatest Engineering Achievements of the Twentieth Century
Source: National Academy of Engineering
The website contains detailed historical information, timelines, and personal essays by key innovators for each of 20 major engineering accomplishments of the 20th century. 
iCivilEngineer
Source: iCivilEngineer is designed and maintained by civil engineers for civil engineers.  The professional civil engineers, civil engineering students and people who have interest in civil engineering will find quality information about civil engineering on iCivilEngineer.com.
Inventors
Source:  About.com
Guide containing basic information on how to become an inventor,   intellectual property rights, history and biographies of inventors.
National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
Source:  National Institutes of Health
The mission of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) is to improve health by leading the development and accelerating the application of biomedical technologies.
NSSN: A National Resource for Global Standards
Source:  American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
The NSSN: A National Resource for Global Standards is a search engine that provides users with standards-related information from a wide range of developers, including organizations accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), other U.S. private sector standards bodies, government agencies and international organizations.
Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science
Source:  National Academy of Engineering
The Online Ethics Center at the National Academy of Engineering provides readily accessible literature and information, case studies and references, and discussion groups on ethics in engineering and science. 

TechXtra
Source: Heriot Watt University
 TechXtra is a free service which can help you find articles, books, the best websites, the latest industry news, job announcements, technical reports, technical data, full text eprints, the latest research, thesis & dissertations, teaching and learning resources and more, in engineering, mathematics and computing.
Yahoo! Science: Engineering
Source: Yahoo!
Browse short story websites grouped by category or search within the Directory for sites specifically related to engineering.

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Q -- Science (General)
QA -- Mathematics
QA75.5-76.95 -- Computer Science
T -- Technology (General)
TA -- Engineering (General) Civil engineering
TC -- Hyraulic engineering. Ocean engineering
TD -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
TE -- Highway engineering. Roads and pavements
TF -- Railroad engineering and operation
TG -- Bridge engineering
TH -- Building construction
TJ -- Mechanical engineering and machinery
TK -- Electrical engineering. Electrionics. Nuclear engineering
TL -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
TN -- Mining engineering. Metallurgy
TP -- Chemical technology
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