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ENGR 1: Introduction to Library Resources (Kuczenski /Schaffer): Databases

Compare the relevance and the validity of library resources vs. being overwhelmed by Google results!

Library Databases

In the "Databases" search box on the library home page use the "Browse by Subject" pull-down menu to access a subject list of databases in your research area OR if you know the name of the database--click on the first letter of that name in the Alphabetic List.

You can also access a page giving you the entire range of electronic resources available via the library's website at:


Electronic Resources

OR Choose the:

Business database subject category

Engineering database subject category

General and Reference database subject category

Science database subject category

Go to the "Finding Journal Articles" tab in this research guide for tips on getting the full text of an article if it is not provided in your search results.

Database Tutorials

The first place to start when searching an unfamiliar database is the "HELP" function--usually a choice on the home page of any database.  Additionally, these tutorials and self-paced online training modules offer additional assistance: