This guide provides a set of resources useful for introductory undergraduate research in Engineering in the Cabot Science, Gordon McKay and Blue HIll Libraries. This list is not intended to be exhaustive or comprehensive. Please consult the HOLLIS catalog and the E-research @ Harvard sites for all of Harvard's holdings. Illustration by LEONARDO DA VINCI HELICOPTER (Also known as the Arial-Screw).
General engineering resources
- NIST Chemistry Webbook
- Engineering Statistics Handbook
- NIST JANAF Thermochemical Tables
- NIST digital library of mathematical functions
- NIST physical reference data
Finding primary resources: articles, reports, preprints, etc.
Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
Inspec (1969-) (EBSCOhost)
National Technical Information Service: NTIS (1964-) (EBSCOhost)
SciFinder Scholar (Chemical Abstracts) Use this link for database usage instructions
Web of Science and guide
See also: SEAS pages http://library.seas.harvard.edu/indexes.php
Keeping up with the literature
Annual Reviews provide up to date overviews of general happenings in specific fields. Here are some of the titles found in HOLLIS:
Annual review of biomedical engineering
Annual review of chemical and biomolecular engineering
Annual review of computer science
Annual review of energy and the environment
Annual review of environment and resources
Annual review of fluid mechanics
Annual review of materials research
Annual review of materials science
Journal & book collections
For a partial list of engineering e-journals see Gordon McKay and Blue Hills Libraries
Safari Tech Books Online e-books from O'Reilly, Sams, Que, Addison-Wesley, etc.
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