Use the library resources and links listed on this guide to find materials on the subject of engineering. This guide contains information about locating:
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Scholarly articles are published in journals and trade magazines. Databases are collections of different journals that can be searched to find articles about your research topic.
Once you have located a title from a database you will have to access the full-text to read the complete article. To access the full text:
Look for a link to the PDF from the article page
If no PDF link appears or is behind a paywall, look for the EMU FindText+ button/link. Click the link and check the record to see if an electronic or print version of the article is available. If the article is not available, click "Request this item." Complete the form to request through interlibrary loan.
If no EMU FindText+ button is available, manually request through interlibrary loan (instructions here).
Tip: Try searching for the article title in Google Scholar. You may be able to locate a freely available pdf, or get access to the EMU FindText+ link.
Visit the library guide for more information on how to access articles.
Try your search in the databases below, organized by subject.